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Is Isentress Plus Truvada A Good Combination

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Mental-health effects of Truvada/Isentress combination?

For about four months, I've been taking a Truvada-Isentress combination - my first medication after seven years HIV+. My doctor warned me there have been no long-term studies on Isentress' effects, but I agreed to try it anyway. I seem to be...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There have been a few causes of depression seemingly triggered after starting raltegravir (4 cases reported from Vancouver, BC in the journal AIDS-see below for the authors comments on those cases).epression and other psychiatric adverse events in... Read more »

PEP combination: Truvada, Reyataz, Norvir

Within 36 hours of a possible exposure, an on-call doctor (my reguar doctor's office was closed)... Read more »

alternative combination for Truvada

Hi,I m in Asia and would like to take Atripla in the future when it is available. I know that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

...Gilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Gains European Approval to Market Combination Antiretroviral Drug Truvada

...Foster City, Calif.-based biotech company Gilead on Wednesday received approval from the European Commission to market its combination antiretroviral drug Truvada in all 25 European Union countries, the AP/ Forbes reports. Truvada is a... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

FDA Approves Two Combination Pills, Epzicom and Truvada; Comment on Commercial Race to Once-a-Day Nucleosides

...antiretroviral pills from two companies: GlaxoSmithKline's Epzicom (Ziagen [abacavir] + Epivir [3TC]), and Gilead Sciences' Truvada ([Viread [tenofovir] + Emtriva [FTC]). Both are taken once a day, combined with other antiretrovirals NOT part of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Understanding Two Newly Formulated Once-Daily Combinations: Truvada From Gilead Sciences and Epzicom From GlaxoSmithKline

...have appeared ahead of schedule on drugstore shelves and with much fanfare. Gilead Sciences, gained approval for Truvada, a combination pill of Viread plus Emtriva. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), have combined Epivir and Ziagen to a one pill Epzicom.... Read more »
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Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year? I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2. Thank... Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »