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CROI 2012: New Full-Regimen Quad Pill as Effective as Atripla

The new Quad pill keeps HIV under control as well as Atripla (Sustiva + Viread) in one study, and in another performs as well as boosted Reyataz. Compared to Atripla, the Quad showed fewer neurological side effects. It's very likely this new pill... Read more »
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"Quad Pill" Continues to Do Well in Early Study

A new competitor to the only full-regimen pill on the market (Atripla) may emerge within another year or two with the continued development of the "quad pill". This combo pill includes three HIV drugs (the new integrase inhibitor elvitegravir +... Read more »
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"Quad" Pill Continues to Impress in Week-48 Results; Cobicistat Moves Forward in Battle With Ritonavir

The "quad" -- a once-daily, four-drug combination pill -- continues to sail relatively smooth waters on its route through the HIV drug development process. Building off its solid showing at CROI earlier this year , 48-week phase 2 data newly... Read more »
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New Once a Day Quad Pill

Dear Dr. Young: Recently, my Dr. asked me to think about switching from Isentress/Truvada to the once a day Quad Pill. I did well on the first treatment of Atripla except I never got over the sleep disorder (bad dreams..Yikes). However, I'm...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.First off, you're receiving your care in one of the top HIV centers in the US-- I'd feel pretty good about the care and monitoring that you're receiving.The QUAD pill that you're referring to is now... Read more »

Quad Pill

Hello Dr. Young,My doctor has switched me to the quad from Complera, which I've been on for almost 8 months. The numbers are pretty good so far, i.e. CD4 640 and non-detectable VL, and no serious side effects. However, I do have a slightly...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It is recommended to take Complera with food. The <a href="http://complera.com/hiv-treatment-diet" target=_new>Complera website</a> has some simple suggestions about how much/type of food to eat... Read more »

Changing from Atripla to quad pill

I was diagnosed with HIV recently and started meds soon after. In 6 weeks my VL went from 54,000 to 248 and my CD4 count went from 144 up to 501. - I was taking atripla and an antibiotic - Sulfamethoxazole (due to my initial low CD4 count) as a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.It does indeed sound like you've had a great initial response to treatment. Not knowing the precise numbers, I'll base my comments on a typical patient in my care. It's not unusual to see mild elevations in... Read more »

Should I switch to the new "Quad" pill?

Hello, and thanks for answering my question. I have been on meds for 12 years, doing very well for the most part. Viral load undetectable and CD4's in the 500's. I am currently taking Altripla. My doctor wants me to switch to the new...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's good to know that you've been doing so well after so many years on treatment.Perhaps as suggested by your doctor, in HIV medicine, are goals are no longer just prevention of AIDS complications, but rather... Read more »
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The Latest on the "Quad" Pill

Posted by bartleby
"Quad" Pill Continues to Impress in Week-48 Results; Cobicistat Moves Forward in Battle With Ritonavir
http://www.thebody.com/content/confs/icaac2010/art58436.html Read more »

Thrush... HIV or the pill???

Posted by Anonymous
About one year ago i had a huge HIV scare..... I tested negative at 7 weeks and never tested again because i was told a 7 week test is quite conclusive and i wasn't really in high risk.... i needed to get past it and move on.
I took a new lease on... Read more »

PREMIERE - CRUTCH at the NYC QUAD THEATER

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Friday, September 17, 2004 at the QUAD in NY City the PREMIERE of CRUTCH

"Crutch", a HP Productions film, will be distributed by Illuminare Entertainment as a speciality or art house film. The film will have its premiere this November at the NY Quad... Read more »

how many pills?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am HIV positive and go to doc next week. Probably start on meds. I would like and idea of how many pills I will have to take. I know it depends but I'm just curious how many so of you take. I know its not like it used to be taking loads... Read more »