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How Do I Get A Prescription For Zidovudine

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An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...sleeping, muscle soreness, and nausea. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue 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 ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Zidovudine. Manufacturer Information Retrovir...
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Only Truvada as PEP

I recently had an exposure to HIV, the status of the person was unknown.I presented at the hospital after 12 hours of exposure and was given 'Truvada' as the sole medication.I previously had an exposure in 2007 and was given 'Combivir' as a sole...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...is a man who has sex with men, injection drug user, or a commercial sex worker). The treatment with either combivir (2 meds: zidovudine and lamivudine) or truvada (2 meds: tenofovir and emtricitabine) would be expected to be equivalent in... Read more »

PEP Combination (day 1)

Corrections from last post:Hi there doctors,thank you once again for providing great advice about the treatments for HIV. I am currently on PEP (day 1) which consists of Viread (Tenofovir), Epivir (Lamivudine) and Zidovudine (Retrovir). I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and thanks for your post and words.This is a somewhat unusual PEP regimen-- most would utilize either a 2 NRTI regimen (like zidovudine+lamivudine or tenofovir+lamivudine), rather than a triple nuke regimen.Generally, PEP regimens that include... Read more »

Valium an hour after taking ARV

since ARV causes insomnia (Lamivudine/Zidovudine)If I take valium an hour after the ARV combo Q12 to help me get sleep, will it have a negative effect on the absorption of the drug for my body?Thanks
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...the Valium won't affect the absorption of your HIV medications. However, it strikes me unusual to hear that your lamivduine/zidovudine is causing insomnia. Are you taking a third medication (you should be)? If the third medication is efavirenz... Read more »

ARS while on PEP

hi, I'm 21, in the fourth year of medschool. two weeks ago I had a low risk exposure to a hiv positive pattient (some of his pleural liquid splashed on my hand, a small puncture was present but it was already cicatrizing, red, not bleeding and not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...patient was taking or had taken in the past. (In your case there is a chance he may already have resistance to lamivudine or zidovudine.)Next, I strongly encourage all folks who have an occupational exposure significant enough to warrant a course... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination of the two antiretroviral drugs: lamivudine (Epivir) and zidovudine (Retrovir). Both of these medicines are nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's warning card, which the individual should carry. If a doctor suspects an allergic reaction, the... Read more »
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Trizivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate, zidovudine, and lamivudine Brand Name: Trizivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called Read more »
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 »
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"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...drug addicts couldn't change their behavior -- and despite state and city laws prohibiting the possession of needles without a prescription -- Jon Parker, a former addict, starts the first needle exchange in the U.S. in New Haven, Conn., to... Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
...Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid Read more »

unprotected sex----ECLIA test

Posted by haohaode, 1 Reply
...had unprotected vaginal sex with a thai sex worker for less than two minutes. within 24 hours i took Kaletra, lamivudine and zidovudine for 28 days. on 30 March(8 weeks later), this woman had ECLIA/ Roche Diagnostics test with negative result. ... Read more »