How Long Does Efavirenz Take To Work
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South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThank you for writing. The persistence of your symptoms has clearly been severe. The literature says CNS issues with Efavirenz resolve in "most cases;" your graphic descriptions bring to life those situations when it doesn't. I... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineExperience from published studies and the clinic support the notion that often there are less GI complaints from use of Atripla compared to Sustiva + Combivir. Also, the tenofovir in Atripla is more fat friendly than the AZT in Combivir so problems... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Are you working with an HIV specialist physician? I ask, because the advice you are getting is not accurate.1. Both tenofovir and lamivudine can be taken once per day with or without food. Efavirenz is typically taken at bedtime on an empty... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIf you are having problems that are likely related to or aggravated by Sustiva after 4-6 weeks on the drug then a switch to an alternative drug (often a boosted protease inhibitor but sometimes nevirapine) is often a strong consideration depending... Read more »
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Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 RepliesIf Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute it with another drug).
However, there are ways to ensure your sleep is as good as possible.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesMy girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesAfter one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over... Read more »
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