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Is Sustiva Plus Truvada A Good Combination

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Results with Truvada/Sustiva combination

I recently was diagnosed and believe I have been positive for about a year to a year and a half. During my March tests, my viral load had jumped from around 100,000 in December to greater than 500,000. For this same test period my CD4 stayed around...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Brian-Thanks for your post.I'd say that you've had an excellent and not unusual response to tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) and efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin)-- your drop in viral load is excellent as is your increase in CD4.There's some difference in Read more »

time delay in sustiva/truvada

can you tell me if i have done the wrong thing?... i read the instructions on truvada that said... Read more »

what about Truvada + Sustiva?

My partner has been taking Truvada and sustiva for 16 months. He's ok, he's got 500 CD4 and under... 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

...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 International Focus reports. In order to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...last CD4 count was 345. I've been offered to start treatment with either Videx (didanosine, ddI), Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC) and Sustiva; or Combivir (AZT/3TC) and Sustiva. Which combination is better? I just started taking Sustiva and Truvada... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva

...infection in 2002. This antiretroviral can be used in several combinations, but its main use is when it is taken in combination with Truvada in the fixed dose combination called Atripla (tenofovir/emtricitabine/efavirenz). This combination is... 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) 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 »

need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling 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 »