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How Long Does Epzicom Take To Work

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Long term side effects of Epzicom

Please help me with any knowledge you have so far on the long term side effects of Epzicom. I was on Combivir and Viramune from the beginning of year 2003 to 2006. I tolerated the drugs well, except for that I had constantly a light anemia, which...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...The symptoms of depression and the pain in your legs that you are describing is not something I have observed with Epzicom in my clinical practice and is not something that has been mentioned as a consistent issue in people who have taken Epzicom. Read more »

longtime side effects of Epzicom - correction of previous email

Best doctors,Unfortunately there was one essential mistake in my previous email of today. So Im... Read more »

Epzicom and heart troubles

Hi Dr. Henry. I am a 33 year old guy, been on Epzicom, Reyataz and Norvir for 5 years now. They... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...37 years old and have been HIV positive for about two years. My doctor wants me to start treatment. He gave me two choices: Epzicom + Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) or Combivir (AZT/3TC) + Sustiva. I have no liver or kidney issues. Which of these... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada or have equivalent medications. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epivir

...shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Potential drug interactions: No significant drug interactions. Do not take Epzicom, Combivir, Trizivir, Truvada, Atripla, Emtriva, or Epivir-HBV while taking Epivir, since they contain Epivir or... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
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Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
...infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of fatigue,... Read more »

Over 50 and just tested positive - meds adjustment

Posted by calguy2009, 3 Replies
...infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...i started taking pills. i dont remember which order i took the meds but i remember taking all these. NRTI :Combivir, epivir, epzicom, retrovir, truvada, videx, viread, zerit, ziagen, sustiva and i dont think i took any off the other of not on the... Read more »

To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
...clinical trials nurse on Friday. She asked me to participate in a study with these arms: 1) Sustiva + Truvada 2) Sustiva + Epzicom 3) ATV + RTV + Truvada 4) ATV + RTV + Epzicom There's a 25% chance I'd be assigned to any one of these arms.... Read more »