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How Do I Get A Prescription For Trizivir

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Trizivir as PEP regime--think I was given an ineffective prescription! PLEASE HELP ME!

I went on PEP 60 hours after a possible exposure with an unknown source. This was 5 days ag. It was insertive. It was protected except for about 5-10 seconds when I put my unprotected head of my penis inside him. i went to the ER (I live in a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.Trizivir is generally not recommended for PEP, primarily because of the potential for abacavir-(one of the parts of Trizivir)related side effects. On the other hand, Combivir (the AZT and 3TC parts of Trizivir are readily used... Read more »

Prescription Drugs

I am 63 and have been HIV+ for over 20 years.I recently began medications (Viread/Trizivir).What I... Read more »

Taking Atripla, Trizivir and Viread

Hello.My partner told me that his regimen includes Atripla, Trizivir and Viread, prescribed by his... Read more »

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Trizivir Other Name(s): ABC/3TC/ZDV, abacavir sulfate/lamivudine/zidovudine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV... Read more »
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Brand name: Trizivir Generic name: abacavir sulfate (abacavir)/lamivudine/zidovudine, or ABC/3TC/AZT Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare,... Read more »
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Trizivir (Zidovudina + Lamivudina + Abacavir)

¿Qué Es Trizivir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Trizivir? ¿Qué Sucede Con la Resistencia a Los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Trizivir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Trizivir Con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Trizivir? ... Read more »
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Medicare's New Drug Program Creates Challenges

A dizzying array of rules, options, and costs await the 41 million Medicare recipients under the new prescription drug program rolling out later next year. For people with HIV, the program offers both a new opportunity to obtain prescription drug... Read more »
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Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills at once if it was more convienent for me, because i take viread also, which is once a day, which would... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
I am currently taking epivir, zerit and viracept, but am thinking of switching to Trizivir (epivir,retrovir and ziagen in one tablet). Does anyone have any experience with Trizivir? What kind of side effects? Does it contribute to lypodistrophy less... Read more »

Trizivir resistance

Posted by Anonymous
I was diagnosed in Nov. 2000 and started Trizivir immediatly bc of high VL and low CD4. Immediatly there were reluts and eventually became undetectable and stayed that way for over a year. Now my VL has been increasing but no CD4 decrease. Is... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone else who takes Trizivir have really severe stomach pain?
Also, I am batteling with Lymphoma. Read more »