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Getting A Prescription For Epzicom

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

...the following symptoms occur: sudden fever, skin rash, severe tiredness or achiness, diarrhea, nausea,vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's warning card, which the patient should carry. If a doctor suspects an allergic reaction, the individual should never take abacavir or an abacavir-containing medicine again. Individuals should tell a doctor...
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Very concerned about PEP regimen Truvada & Epzicom

Thank you Dr. Bob for your priceless website. I had "receptive anal intercourse with ejaculation" with a promisuous 18-year-old drug user (and high school drop out) of unknown HIV status. I did bleed a little.I know this is one of the most risky...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...convenience of one pill, once per day. Atripla can have side effects, but then again, so do most HIV medications.4. Truvada and Epzicom are not the same medication. Both are combination products: Truvada is tenofovir plus emtricitabine; Epzicom... Read more »

Isentress/Truvada combo switch from Epzicom/Sustiva

Long term (28yr) survivor currently on 400mg Sustiva and Epzicom. I have800-1,000 avg t cells and no viral load. Have been very sucessful on this regimen from the onset about 3 yrs now. Orig on Crixivan and viread, etc.. also with no problems. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with hypertension (high blood pressure). If indeed you're still having problems with high blood pressure despite being on three prescription medications for blood pressure control, I would advise you see a specialist for further evaluation and... Read more »

Repairing Glucose tolerence

What can I do in terms of exercise or nutrition, supplements to improve my glucose tolerance? I am just beginning to have prediabetic symptoms, insulin resistance and have experienced a 10 lb gain in belly fat. I have always had high triglycerides...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...serious condition. I am also glad that you already know that you have insulin resistance and that you are taking Viramune plus Epzicom, a combination that is probably one of the friendliest for insulin resistance.There are many things you can do... Read more »

What's the point of getting tested

Dr. Frascino,What's the point of getting tested at 8 weeks, and at 3 months, if the HIV tests are not "conclusive" until the 6 month mark after PEP?Why not just wait the full 6 months and then get tested ONE time, rather than put myself through all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...little.I know this is one of the most risky exposures, and I have beaten myself up over it ever since (to the tune of $1000 in prescription HIV "PEP" medication).I'm freaking out that my HIV specialist might have made a big mistake with the PEP... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... 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 »

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), and herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search... Read more »
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 Read more »

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...throat, shortness of breath, or cough; or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on a warning card included with the prescription; individuals should carry the warning card with them at all times. If a doctor suspects these symptoms are... 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 »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
...price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered today that he's skipping doses..big time. He got his prescriptions of Norvir, Epzicom, and Lexiva filled on September 29th and he STILL has 14 of his once-per-day Norvir... Read more »

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

Posted by Mondo 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 »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »