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Is Isentress Plus Truvada A Good Combination

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Am I developing resistance to Truvada/Isentress?

I was on Viracept, Epivir, Zerit for 15 years. I never developed resistance. Then one year ago, switched to Truvada, Isentress. Next, me and my doctor decided to switch to Epzicom, Isentress, but took a viral load test (plus a hla b5701 test) before...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.A single viral load of 129 doesn't not necessarily mean drug resistance or treatment failure. Indeed, most viral loads in this range (following an undetectable test, and with good adherence) are usually blips,... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on... Read more »

What can be a good "match" with Isentress for a naive patient ??

Dear Doctor,I'm getting ready to start meds after my cd4 count took a 200 point dive in the... Read more »
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Project Inform

Isentress Gets Another Good Grade

Data were presented August 4 at the International AIDS Conference on a head-to-head study comparing the integrase inhibitor Isentress (raltegravir) to Sustiva (efavirenz) in people taking HIV drugs for the first time. The study found that Isentress... 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 »
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 »
Project Inform

Study Supports Use of Isentress for First-Line Treatment

A study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA in Washington, DC found that Isentress (raltegravir) was equally potent and better tolerated than Sustiva (efavirenz) when used as part of a person's first HIV regimen. While it's unlikely to greatly... Read more »
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Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 3 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »

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 the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
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 you Read more »

anyone taking Isentress and Invirase combination?

Posted by nevereasy
Isentress is a relatively new therapy. My Dr just added it to my mono therapy of Invirase (boosted with Norvir). I have been undetectable for two years on the Invirase but my Tcells never get over 300. He added Isentress. I have had bad reflux ( not... Read more »