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Is Prezista Plus Combivir A Good Combination

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Truvada Integrase inhibitor-based regimen Isentress (raltegravir) and Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) Alternative Regimens These combinations have been proven useful in clinical trials, but may havedisadvantages, such as less effectiveness or more side effects....
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2ND TIME ASKING, NO RESPONSE THE 1ST TIME

I am on isentress and truvada once again! It's going on the 3rd week since I've been on it again. I am feeling more tired then usual since I've back on meds. I also changed my anti depressant from pristiq to Wellburtin, I'm hoping that was a wise...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...yellow eyes,then i started Truvada with viramune, Truvada with Lexiva, Truvada with isentress and then Truvada with Norivir and Prezista. Currently I am not taking anything.. I have an appt with my Doctor next Month and I really want to stick... Read more »

Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra for lipo concerns

I have beginings of lipoatrophy and am very upset. My doc briefly mentioned Atripla or Truvada/Kaletra instead of what I'm on: Combivir/Sustiva. Which one is better for fat? I feel compelled to take aggressive action against this problem. Have u...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...risk, it won't help other risk factors (like duration of HIV infection, lowest ever CD4 count, age, race, etc). The AZT part of Combivir is associated lipoatrophy and a switch in medication away from AZT should certainly decrease risk of further... Read more »

Stepped on a Needle on A Beach and Get Infected

Dear Dr. Bob,I am 64, married, and have been positive for over 14 years. I was infected in a most bizarre fashion....I stepped on a hypo needle on a Florida beach. I started on Crixivan and Combivir 13 years ago, and am still on them. CD4 is 1300...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are HIV positive, your current antiretroviral regimen has good CNS (central nervous system) penetration. AZT (a component of Combivir) penetrates very well into the brain and CNS. Lamivudine and unboosted Crixivan penetrate moderately well. That... Read more »

CNS penetration of Atripla/Ziagen/Isentress

AIDS patients need CNS penetrating anti-vral drugs, right Dr.? In order to bettter fight dementia, memory loss, etc., right? so, how do isentress, Ziagen and 3-in-1 Atripla stack up? Thanz!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...years. I was infected in a most bizarre fashion....I stepped on a hypo needle on a Florida beach. I started on Crixivan and Combivir 13 years ago, and am still on them. CD4 is 1300 and non-detectable....I have missed 3 doses in 13 years. I am... Read more »
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STEP 6: Choosing the Right HIV Treatment

...read more about David, click here . Atripla (a single pill containing three HIV meds) Reyataz plus Norvir plus Truvada Prezista plus Norvir plus Truvada Isentress plus Truvada Twice-daily Kaletra plus Combivir (for pregnant women) ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... AtriplaPatient Assistance Program Co-payment assistance at 866-784-3431 1-866-290-4767 Combivir Brand Name:   Combivir Other Name(s): Retrovir plus Epivir ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Kaletra (lopinavir plus ritonavir) Lexiva (fosamprenavir) Norvir (ritonavir) Prezista (darunavir or TMC-114) Reyataz (atazanavir) Viracept (nelfinavir) ... Read more »
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Truvada

...durable and long-lasting -- earning it a place on the treatment guidelines preferred regimen backbones. And like the other combos, combining the drugs extends their patent life for the company -- an added incentive beyond the convenience of... Read more »
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Splitting Prezista 600mg into thirds...

Posted by lovelife, 2 Replies
...I need to take Prezista 800mg. If I have only Prezista 600mg, can I brake the pill into thirds so I can take one 600mg and then add 200mg more from Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
...So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo: Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 1 Reply
...Hi all, my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. Read more »