How Long Does Viread Take To Work
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Harvard Medical SchoolWell - like yourself - I am a bit puzzled by the push from 3 meds to four. Given that your three seem to be working just fine. I can better understand the issues of changing which three you are on - there is some validity for example in noting... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineThat's okay that you have a long note with lots of questions. You raise several important concerns that will be good to discuss. I will attempt to address things in order but there may be some overlap.1. You start out mentioning that your... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello and thanks for posting. I do favor the use of once daily regimens like Viread, Epivir, and Sustiva for initial management of HIV infection. There is nothing wrong with Combivir and Sustiva and we have many patients doing well on it for years.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question and kind comments.You've mentioned a couple of the most frequently prescribed first-line treatments. The later regimen (tenofovir/3TC/efavirenz) is indeed a well tolerated and well studied combination. There is no... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHas anyone switched or is using viread? If so, how long and any adverse side effects? I've had problems with pretty much all nukes except 3tc and wanted to see if this drug was similar?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg and noticed increased lipo or new lipo or hair loss?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIm 5 yrs in Ive been taking epivir,ziagen and viramune.
Fatigue bacame an increasingly intolerable issue when I be gan Ziagen.(sorry, at yr. 3 I replaced d4tZerit with Ziagen.My legs were melting away)
Anyway going to try replacing the Ziagen with... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousMy friends,
I discovered a medicine regimen...that included the medicines above...and took a 7k viral load to >50 in a month and a half...as my nurse practitioner is convident in my addhearance to my meds...she allows me to find the most tolerant... Read more »
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