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Facts About Sustiva

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Sustiva and fatigue (SUSTIVA AND FATIGUE)

After five years of being POZ I started Sustiva 2/7/08 (no previous combo or resistance issues present). CD4 was 246 and VL 255,000. I had my first blood work done about 4/5 weeks after starting and my CD4 went to 290 and VL dropped to 155. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sustiva side effects are legendary and extremely common. In general they do decrease in severity over six to eight weeks. If you're still Read more »

Sustiva & brain barrier

Dear Dr.In your opinion, does the fact that Sustiva seems to cross the barrier into the brain,... Read more »

Lowering Sustiva MGs--Normal Blood Counts

Dear Dr. DaarI have taken Sustiva (600mg)/Combivir (150/300) for 3 1/2 years without significant... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Efavirenz (Sustiva)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Efavirenz? Efavirenz is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Sustiva or Stocrin. It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sustiva: Personal Experiences With the New NNRTI Part I: Hail to Sustiva

...should. So, after some reading and consultation with Dan Dunable in the Treatment Resource Center, I opted for the combination: Sustiva + d4T + ddI and hydroxyurea. Granted, I had some fears of neuropathy from the two "d" drugs, but so far so... Read more »
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OMG - Just started Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...I took my first sustiva (once daily) pill about 6 hours ago and I'm finally concious enough to walk around. Please tell me that those side effects go Read more »

SUSTIVA and mental issues

Posted by LivingExample
...Just wondering if anyone else was taking Sustiva/Epzicom or Sustiva and something else and experienced extreme social anxiety issues as well as depression and fatigue. The first Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... Read more »

Urine Drug Screening and SUSTIVA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...high CD4 count and undetectable Viral Load for years now, just like myself - I know, we are so blessed!! He is presently on SUSTIVA and COMBIVIR, and I am on FORTOVASE, VIRACEPT and VIRAMUNE. The newest thing we've had to deal with was the... Read more »