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Is Trizivir Still An Effective Drug

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AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

... What Is Trizivir? Who Should Take Trizivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Trizivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Trizivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Trizivir? Trizivir is a pill that contains three
Ask the Experts

trizivir or trizivir plus viramune

Last month, blood tests show a blip 50 instead of less than 40 on trizivir alone after being undetectable for 2 years. My doctor recommended adding viramune to preclude possible resistance with trizir alone. Please advise!
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...The use of trizivir alone has recently been shown to be less successful at controlling viral replication than three drug regimens containing efavirenz Read more »

will trizivir get withdrawn from the market?

Dr. Dave,Please, I am so confused. Trizivir I thought was already approved by FDA to treat hiv infection. It now it this article seems that the FDA might withdraw this product for sale no more. Tell me is this bad news or good? WHy?Sally...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Trizivir will not get withdrawn from the market.The recent hoopla regarding Trizivir (AZT+3TC+Abacavir) is in response to a very large Read more »

<6mos. exposure, started/stopped Trizivir, next??

Dear Doctors,I was exposed to HIV in november 2000, it seems, was diagnosed 3/01. I started Trizivir 4/7/01. I had hypsensitivity reacion 4/22. I have been off meds since. (5/13 today). Given the nasty reaction, the prospect of being on drugs for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question.You've posed a very difficult question, that alas, has no single answer. However, as you point out, treatment during very early HIV infection appears to have substantial benefit, with preservation of HIV-specific immune... Read more »

<6mos. exposure, started/stopped Trizivir, next??

Dear Dr. Cohen,I was exposed to HIV in november 2000, it seems, was diagnosed 3/01. I started Trizivir 4/7/01. I had hypsensitivity reacion 4/22. I have been off meds since. (5/13 today). Given the nasty reaction, the prospect of being on drugs for...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...however may be a reality that works out - and works out well.So - is there resistance? Not likely. If you started meds such as Trizivir and took it as directed - one pill twice a day - you are very unlikely to develop resistance to it. And... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate, zidovudine, and lamivudine Brand Name: Trizivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

... a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Trizivir Other Name(s): Abacavir sulfate / Lamivudine / Zidovudine, Abacavir/ Lamivudina/ Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Asks FDA to Withdraw Approval of GSK's Antiretroviral Drug Trizivir

...United States, yesterday sent a letter to the FDA asking that it withdraw approval of GlaxoSmithKline 's antiretroviral drug Trizivir after an NIH study indicated that the drug was less effective than other antiretrovirals, Reuters ... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

FDA Approves Videx EC and Trizivir

...doses are available for people under 60 kg (132 lbs) or those with certain kidney problems. Videx EC is in pharmacies now. Trizivir Glaxo Wellcome has also received approval to market their new formulation of existing anti-HIV drugs known as... Read more »
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Trizivir

Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
...I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills Read more »

Trizivir Ad Campaign -- CASTING FRIDAY MAY 5TH

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

FRIDAY, May 5th -- Trizivir Casting $2,000

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

trizivir

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone else who takes Trizivir have really severe stomach pain? Also, I am batteling with Lymphoma. Read more »