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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...such as those with decreased kidney function, may require a different dose of Truvada. Individuals should always take Truvada as their doctors prescribe. Recommended Daily Dose xxx --> Contraindications Warnings and side effects of Truvada may be similar to those for both of the medicines separately. (See individual drug fact sheets for emtricitabine and tenofovir DF for more information.) Individuals with advanced kidney disease...
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Suffering lots of side effects....

I have been living with HIV for nine years and I have been on treatment from the start. i am now on reyataz, truvada and norvir. it is suppose to be taken all at once in the night but i have not been consistent because i have few problems numbness...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...many medications and treatment options available now and it is likely that a combination can be found that does not have these effects, or at least to get some medicine to relieve the discomfort. One thing for sure...do not make adjustments to... Read more »

Severe leg pain

I have been HIV+ for over twenty years. Since 2005, my CD4 percentage has been between 32% and 34% and my absolute numbers have been between 700 and 900. In March 2008, my CD4 percentage was 33% and my absolute was 766. In December 2008, my CD4...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...neuroconduction studies or EMG) may be particularly useful. For pain control may want to see a pain specialist if current efforts are not effective at providing relief. CD4 recovery in my experience is usually as good with tenofovor as with AZT. ... Read more »

Suffering with too many side effects

I have been living with HIV for nine years and I have been on treatment from the start. i am now on reyataz, truvada and norvir. it is suppose to be taken all at once in the night but i have not been consistent because i have few problems numbness...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Depending on your prior treatment history (any resistance likely) other drugs options may be worth considering if a thorough medical evaluation doesn't help explain what else could be causing some of your major symptoms (ie vitamin Read more »

Pain in Legs...

Is there a link between sustiva and truvada....causeing pain in the lower legs......feels like the onset of flu when my legs ache....and also is there a side effect that will cause joints to ache ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The FTC in Truvada can sometimes cause neuropathy at a low rate but generally that pain would begin in the toes/feet first. Aching joints Read more »
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Emtriva

...mg/ml, 170 ml Manufacturer contact: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.gilead.com , 1 (800) GILEAD5 (445-3235) Potential side effects and toxicity: Very tolerable. Side effects (rarely seen) may include headache, diarrhea, nausea, and rash.... Read more »
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Videx EC

...oral solution. Take Videx and Videx EC strictly on an empty stomach (unless taking with Viread), one hour before or two hours after food or drink, except water. Approved for children weighing at least 44 pounds. Take missed dose as soon as... Read more »
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Cause and (Side) Effects

...drug's page for details, or refer to the manufacturer's package insert for a full, comprehensive list of potential drug side effects. Remember that side effects may or may not occur. Some are more common than others, and individuals react... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...vomiting Don't combine with stavudine (d4T). Check with your health care provider if taking tenofovir. Emtricitabine (FTC, Emtriva) 1 (200 mg; 1, once a day) No food restrictions. Headache, diarrhea, nausea, and rash. Do not take... Read more »
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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...sustiva, videx, viread, truvada, norvir, atazanavir, prezista, and issentress. Many of those meds had very unpleasant side effects AZT made me nauseous and caused me to feel as if I was full of ants and sustiva gave me horrible nightmares and... Read more »

Great News!

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
...my feet mainly now and I"ve still got the rash. I'm not back on meds yet. But I got the first results from my blood work after being on meds. Keep in mind that I was only on meds for 17 days and then off for 10 before the blood work was drawn. ... Read more »

Decisions, decisions....

Posted by Blixer, 4 Replies
...sure of several things... first, if sustiva was the problem is there any likelihood that going back on it would have different effects. second, if I'm on Epzicom I know the chance for a bad reaction on restart is much greater than at first. so... Read more »

Some drug reactions, I think

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...freezing up (sort of like you feel if you have run all out in a 400 metre dash). Now I have whole days in which I can neither lift my thighs or my feet. Also my bilirubin is abnormally high and I often have pains in my mid thorax. Question,... Read more »