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Is Combivir Plus Reyataz And Norvir A Good Combination

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Combivir+Reyataz+1 Norvir

Hi Dr. Young,I am just starting treatment. I started with Combivir and Sustiva and broke out in a major rash. I am now about to start Combivir+Reyataz+1Norvir. I suffer from irritable bowel and peripheral neuropathy in my hands. Do you think...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your question.The combination of Combivir (AZT/3TC) with ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (Reyataz) is becoming a very popular regimen for first line therapy. It's use should be tempered by the understanding that the regimen en toto has... Read more »

Combivir+Reyataz+1 Norvir

Hi, I have been HIV positive for 2 years and just started meds. I started with Combivir and... Read more »

Combivir+Reyataz+1 Norvir

Hi Dr. Boyle,I really appreciate your time in answering my questions - your advice is very... Read more »
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A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid Findings

Switching from a regimen containing Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) to a regimen that cuts out the Norvir doesn't hurt the regimen's effectiveness and doesn't compromise its safety, according to 120-week results from a study... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Choosing a Drug Combination

In a Capsule An effective combination of antiretroviral drugs keeps a person's viral load undetectable, is easy to take and has few side effects and long-term toxicities. Out of the large number of possible drug combinations, a few are preferred... Read more »
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Getting a Boost From Cobicistat

The investigational drug cobicistat (COBI), which boosts drug levels (a "pharmacoenhancer"), was given with Reyataz plus Truvada and compared to Norvir-boosted Reyataz plus Truvada, a preferred regimen under U.S. treatment guidelines. In Phase 3... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appendix C: Building a Treatment Combination

In this section we will provide some background on how treatment combinations are built. We will also look at the characteristics of the different classes of antiretroviral drugs. Our goal is to provide you with enough information so that you can... Read more »
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Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
I have poz for about 4 years but have never been on meds. My cd4 has been in the 400s and last time was over 500. I feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2.... Read more »

Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir

Posted by cm82391, 4 Replies
I'm taking a combination of the the three and i'm breaking out HORRIBLY!!!

Is anyone else on these meds and having this issues? Or one of the three above?

Or do I just have really bad skin? Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 3 Replies
hello
Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »

Reyataz and Combivir

Posted by Anonymous
Just was wondering if anyone else is taking this combination. I just re-started therapy after a 12 month holiday. Please let me know what you have experienced. I am new here and any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, David

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