Getting A Prescription For Combivir
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Rob,I would not characterize your experience as a high-risk exposure. Protected sex is indeed "protected" if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. I know you are worried about vaginal fluids getting in through a break in... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicinePersistent sleep problems with Sustiva are a problem for a small minority of persons. Many remedies -- prescription and otherwise -- help. What worked for you is noteworthy. Thanks for the tip/idea. KHKeith Henry, M.D.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIn general, I agree with the pharmacist. Combivir contains AZT and 3TC. Tyricten contains tenofovir and FTC. 3TC and FTC are essentially the same drug, and there is no advantage to taking both FTC and 3TC. All of these drugs are from the same class... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Combivir (AZT+3TC) is a medication used for the treatment of HIV or for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). Though you didn't mention it, could it be that you were prescribed Combivir after a high-risk exposure?Either... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI am getting ready to start this combo tonight. Any advice? I got my counts back today and I have 221 T-Cells with a viral load or 34,000.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesIs anyone taking Combivir getting "morning" sickness. Since I have been taking this drug I have been experiencing nausea and vomiting in the morning as soon as I get up. It usually gets better by 9am, but isn't a pleasant thing to wake up to in... Read more »
Posted by paman1964, 5 RepliesI have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever.
I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my viral load is then.
I have not had any... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAnyone who thinks they may be HIV positive should get tested.
In 1988, when the virus was killing many, I developed a condition entitled "AIDS ANXIETY".
This condition can literally drive you nuts! Checking yourself constantly for symptoms, Going... Read more »
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