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Hep B Treatment Side Effects

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SIDE EFFECTS OF KALETRA/TRUVADA FOR HIV/HEP B COINFECTION

HiI am currently taking Truvada (once a day in the morning) and Kaletra (two tabs twice a day - morning and night). I am co ifected with Hiv and chronic active HepB. I have serious bouts with diarrhea in the mornings and early afternoon. Then it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The choice of Truvada is excellent for your hepatitis B infection and your HIV infection.However, it sounds like you are having Kaletra associated diarrhea. I would recommend talking Read more »

hep b treatment

I have been HepB chronic carrier for 25 years, however the last 3 years I have had a viral dna load... Read more »

Hep B

My doctor told me that I have Hep B antibodies, and that I more than likely got it when I was... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viread

...effect most patients might notice is stomach gas. Viread, like Epivir, has some activity against hepatitis B, so those with hep B should consult with their doctors before starting this drug. -- Jeff Taylor Got a comment on this article?... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...the age of 50 are at a higher risk of developing liver problems. Obesity, heavy alcohol use, and other liver problems (such as hepatitis B and C) can also increase the risk. Some drugs, such as Ziagen (abacavir) and Viramune can cause an... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...against chronic hepatitis B, but is not indicated for its treatment; stopping the medicine could thus stop the suppression of the hep B virus. Patients co-infected with HIV/HBV should use the Truvada formulation as their nucleoside backbone to... Read more »
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Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

Info on Pegasys

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected oral sex semen was mixed with blood( i think he slept with a hooker) gave me gonnorhea which was treated and hep b. i have had all the symptoms of ars, night sweats, fever, swollen glands, swollen throat, itchinhands and feet. i have... Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
...Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling Read more »