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How Do I Get A Prescription For Emtricitabine

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean Brand Name: Emtriva Other Name(s): 524W91, FTC Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Emtricitabine, also known as Emtriva or FTC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). Emtricitabine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During
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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
...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 benefit (truvada is likely to have fewer short-term side... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Food and Drug Administration -- tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir, brand name Viread) used alone or in combination with emtricitabine (together, known by the brand name Truvada) -- taken daily as an oral preventive is among the most... Read more »

Right Meds?

I just got back from the doc with my first prescription ever. Truvada/lexiva/norvir. I am co-infected with hep c and my wife and i are going to try and have a baby soon ve sperm washing. With all that to consider, is This combo a good one to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...It is reasonable. Truvada is a combination of two different medications, tenofovir and emtricitabine. Theses drugs, when combined with other medication, have been found to potently suppress the amount of virus in the blood while Read more »

pharmacy ARV drug pick up

Its difficult to measure drug default from serum testing can I possibly use the pharmacy drug pick up default? any studies done on drug pick up as follow up on ARV therapy?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...recent medication adherence. This is particularly true for those medications, like the NNRTIs nevirapine and efavirenz, and FTC (emtricitabine) and TDF (tenofovir) that have longer half lives in the plasma. And yes, several groups have used... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type of medicine... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Truvada is a combination of two antiretroviral drugs: emtricitabine (Emtriva) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Both of these medicines are called... Read more »
Project Inform

Three New Drugs: Buying and Access

...Atazanavir, emtricitabine and enfuvirtide are available by prescription. Most states cover these drugs through their AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP). Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...hospital. It is also important information to carry with you in case of emergencies. Other drugs that contain tenofovir DF: Emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Truvada) Efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate... 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 »

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 »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

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...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »