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AIDS InfoNet

Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

... What Is Epzicom? Who Should Take Epzicom? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Epzicom Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Epzicom React With Other Drugs? What Is Epzicom? Epzicom is a pill that contains two drugs used to
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Kaletra / Epzicom - Would like holiday from Epzicom

My CD4 hovers around 400. Viral load undetectable for three years. Take Kaletra and Epzicom, no other medications. Experiencing some fatigue for a couple of years now. I know one common side effect of Epzicom can be fatigue. Would like to take a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fatigue is not that common with Epzicom compared to other drugs and is common in general population so hard to pin down if Epzicom is primary cause. Switch to alterantive Read more »

epzicom

i have had allergic reactions in the past but do not remember what medication i got it from. This medication says do not take if reaction in past.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You should contact clinic that was caring for you when you had the problem with Epzicom to see if that have any further details available. Checking a HLA B5701 blood test can be helpful to assess risk for serious Read more »

Long term side effects of Epzicom

Please help me with any knowledge you have so far on the long term side effects of Epzicom. I was on Combivir and Viramune from the beginning of year 2003 to 2006. I tolerated the drugs well, except for that I had constantly a light anemia, which...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The symptoms of depression and the pain in your legs that you are describing is not something I have observed with Epzicom in my clinical practice and is not something that has been mentioned as a consistent issue in people who have taken Epzicom. Read more »

Epzicom Rash

I've been on my medication (Sustiva/Epzicom) for over 4 years and now I'm seeing a red bumpy circular rash on my right shoulder about the size of a silver dollar. Do think is is a reaction to the Epzicom? Do you know what the rash would look like?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A localized rash as you describe would be unlikely to be due the Epzicom. Abacavir rash is generally more generalized than what you describe. KH Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

... a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Epzicom Other Name(s): Abacavir sulfate/Lamivudine, Abacavir/ Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

... Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate and lamivudine Brand Name: Epzicom Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudina)

... ¿Qué Es Epzicom? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Epzicom? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Epzicom? ¿Cuáles Read more »
AIDSinfo

Abacavir/Lamivudina (Epzicom)

... --> Brand Name: Epzicom Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa análogo de los nucleósidos El Epzicom es una combinación de Read more »
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New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
...Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you may have. ... Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the morning as opposed Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not on the Epzicom part of the study. I feel and this is only my opinion given what I have been told that you are and COULD be... Read more »