Hiv Treatment Regimen For Teenagers
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere is no one good starting regimen. A recent large analysis looking at > 20 studies of newly treated patients found overall that success rates were similar for three drug regimens whether one used a protease inhibitor, a non-nuke, or 3 nukes.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou need to get a resistance profile including a Trofile (CCR5) assay. A regimen including some combination of a different boosted PI (such as darunavir), an alternative NNRI (such as etravirine), and integrase inhibitor (such as raltegravbir),... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. I'm sorry to hear about your son's status but relieved that he has been linked with excellent medical care, is adhering to his regimen, and has such supportive parents. You are fortunate to live in an area with great... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolA normal CD 4 count would be greater than 540 and any detectable viral RNA would be abnormal; treatment is not usually initiated until CD4 counts are less than 350, or viral loads greater than 10,000-30,000; when treatment is initiated a good... Read more »
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Posted by nwkmateo, 1 ReplyCan anybody tell me what medication combinations are commonly prescribed as a first line therapy that DO NOT include a truvada component.
My doctor dosent want me to take meds with truvada because she believes it is the culprit of my severe vomiting.... Read more »
Posted by bscottmatt, 2 RepliesSo I started Isentress and Epzicom after spending a few weeks completely free of HIV meds. I felt great those few weeks. I was actually enjoying my life again. Now I'm on day 4 of a new regimen and I'm starting to feel like crap again. I know, I... Read more »
Posted by placation, 4 RepliesHey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...
My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »
Posted by Jim327040, 2 RepliesI was diagnosed in December of 08. Viral load 10,000, CD4 93. I had no idea I had the virus and was not sick. A public health center started me on Atripla. After 2 months, my creatinine levels were moving up (not good). The doctor recommended... Read more »
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