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Indication For Lamivudine

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AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

... What Is Lamivudine? Who Should Take Lamivudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as
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HBV DNA high in late pregnancy

I was diagnosed with HBV a couple of years ago with surface antigen +, core antibody and E antibody +. I have never had any symptom of the disease though. Recently, a HVB DNA PRC test revealed that the virus numbers in the blood is quite high (my...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...In a preliminary report, lamivudine was effective in pregnant women with high viral loads to prevent transmission. It is a reasonable option in patients with high viral loads and is given about 8 weeks before term. Read more »

Advised to Take Lamivudine During 3rd Trimester Due to HB-Need Answer ASAP

Please reply ASAP to my questions below. I will be in my 3rd trimester this Friday, Dec. 24, 2004 and have been so worried about my baby's health because I have hepatitis B. I was tested positive for e antigen and DNA (PCR DNA indicated a high...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...I think that is a very rational approach to take lamivudine. There is no more benign medication to take for hepatitis B. There has been over 15 years of experience with lamivudine in pregnancy Read more »

Was Advised to Take Lamivudine During 3rd Trimester-Need an Answer ASAP

Please reply ASAP to my questions below. I will be in my 3rd trimester this Friday, Dec. 24, 2004 and have been so worried about my baby's health because I have hepatitis B. I was tested positive for e antigen and DNA (PCR DNA indicated a high...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...hepatitis B vaccine is given. Your infant will need to receive all doses of vaccine to be effective however. As for the use of lamivudine, I am not aware of any organization recommmending this. However, I would simply ask your physician why he or... Read more »

indinavir combivir lamivudine in pregnancy

Dear Dr,I would like to ask a very important question.A young collegue of mine registrar in Medicine had an accident with a needle that she used to do a Mantoux to an AIDS patient. She sterted immediately indinavir, combivir and lamivudine. She was...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
The risk of birth defects with antiretroviral therapy appears to be very small with perhaps the exception of Efavirenz (Sustiva). However, there are not a lot of safety data especially with the use of protease inhibitors during early pregnancy so... Read more »
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Tenofovir/Emtricitabine Performs Better Than Abacavir/Lamivudine in Subgroup of Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV-Infected Individuals

...antiretroviral therapy (ART), it has been unclear which of two commonly used drug combinations is safer and more effective: abacavir plus lamivudine or tenofovir plus emtricitabine. Now, the first published results of a study known as A5202... Read more »
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Switching to Thymidine-Sparing Regimens Successful

...initial antiretroviral therapy include two fixed-dose combinations: tenofovir/emtricitabine (TDF/FTC, Truvada) and abacavir/lamivudine (ABC/3TC, Epzicom, Kivexa). Although both of these combinations have demonstrated impressive activity in... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

...Sculptra) is a synthetic injectable that was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in August 2004 for the indication of facial lipoatrophy in people with HIV. A clinical trial by Matthieu Lafaurie et al sought to assess the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...benefit from different doses of lamivudine. Individuals should always take lamivudine as directed by their doctors. Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side... Read more »
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CD4+Tcell count indicative of nothing.

Posted by TonyF, 4 Replies
This, rather than being a myth the public promotes, could be considered a myth that the medical establishment promotes. We are led to believe that our bi-yearly doctor checkup of our CD4+Tcell count is a good baseline determination of where we... Read more »

get ready, get set.............. go meds

Posted by dealin_wit_it, 3 Replies
ok, just got back from the doc's office and he told me that as of today, i'm on meds. we've already talked about this and i already decided to start with combivir and kaletra. he agrees, until my geneo type comes back from the labs. i want to know... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...antiretroviral combination treatment including two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (zidovudine and didanosine or lamivudine) and in six cases also including a protease inhibitor (indinavir or ritonavir). The first serum sample from... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Indinavir (Crixivan) Nelfinavir (Viracept) Ritonavir (Norvir) Saquinavir (Fortovase) Stavudine plus lamivudine Efavirenz (Sustiva) Nevirapine (Viramune) ... Read more »