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Forgot One Dose Of Truvada Sustiva

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Double dose of Sustiva and Truvada

I am doing very well on my treatment. Viral load undetectable and CD4: 43%. Never missed a dose. But yesterday forgot I had taken my dose before bedtime and took another. I could not wake up till 13.30. In fact I woke up a little earlier but had to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hola Juan,I think that you've experienced the worse of the double dosing-- meaning an extra dose of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) side effects. Short of this, you should be fine.One suggestion is to use a pill box-- this can help one sort out... Read more »

One missed sustiva/truvada dose?

Should I be worried if I missed one dose of my sustiva/truvada treatment? I've been on these... Read more »

Very Late with Sustiva/Truvada Dose

I've been on the truvada/sustiva combo for about 9 months and was currently undetectable. I... Read more »
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
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FDA Approves Complera (Edurant + Truvada), a Second "All-in-One" Option for First-Line HIV Treatment

When it comes to single-pill HIV treatment regimens in the U.S., Atripla is no longer the only game in town. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved Complera, a once-daily tablet that contains Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) and the NNRTI... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

Gilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
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Truvada

Brand name: Truvada Generic name: emtricitabine/tenofovir, or FTC/TDF Class: Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside/nucleotide, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc.,... Read more »
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Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
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Oraquick...from last post...forgot the story

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Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
When I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »