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Getting A Prescription For Combivir

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): Lamivudina/ zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination of the two antiretroviral drugs: lamivudine (Epivir) and zidovudine (Retrovir). Both of these medicines
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Combivir prescribed for 7 days

dear Doc,I am 30yo male, that had a risk sex incident/expositium. My condon broke when i was having sex with a non-know HIV status female..8hrs after the incidente i start to take twice day Combivir. But the doctor that i visited prescribe it only...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...not prescribed for 7 days, but as you've noted, standard procedure is to treat for 28 days.I'd contact your doctor to get a prescription to cover the additional days. Also, don't forget, that just because your taking PEP doesn't mean that you... Read more »

PEP - Combivir Allergic Reaction

Hi Doc,I think you are great! I know you are very busy, but I was hoping you could give me some advice. I had a high risk exposure. Protected sex with a female prostitute and within 17 hours began PEP (Combivir and Kaletra) were prescribed.I took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not have recommended PEP in the first place. That, however, was not your question, now was it?? O.K., so you took one dose of Combivir and decided not to continue with PEP. The reaction you describe is not typical for Combivir, nor is it... Read more »

combivir and side effects, how long do they last?

I was recently exposed to HIV virus via a broken condom. I was prescribed combiver by an ER physcian within 72 hrs of exposure. I have many side effects from the medication like nausea, headaches, body rash, depression, dark circles under my eyes,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fortunately side effects from Combivir generally resolve quickly when the medication is stopped (within several days usually). KH Read more »

Combivir

Where can I get this drug and how muth will it cost?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Combivir (AZT + 3TC) is available with a doctor's prescription at many pharmacies in resource wealthy countries (in US can cost $600/month) Read more »
Articles
AIDSinfo

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

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

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

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...other information should I know? Stavudine should not be given with zidovudine or any zidovudine-containing products (Combivir, Retrovir, Trizivir). The combined use of stavudine and hydroxyurea, with or without didanosine, should be... Read more »
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NAUSEA!!!!

Posted by dj1979, 1 Reply
...I started on Combivir and Sustiva on Saturday, because my CD4 had fallen to 222. I feel nauseous all the time - just kind of queasy. Anyone have Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
...I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. 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 »