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Is Truvada Plus Lexiva And Norvir A Good Combination

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir PI-based regimens Invirase (saquinavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada Kaletra once or twice daily and Epzicom or Combivir or Truvada Lexiva (fosamprenavir) and low-dose Norvir (once or twice daily) andEpzicom or Combivir or Truvada Reyataz and low-dose Norvir and Epzicom or Combivir Acceptable Regimens These...
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beginning regimen of Norvir, Lexiva, Truvada

My son is HIV positiveand in az prison. His doctors have decidied with his approval to start him on meds. His CD4 count is 325. They are starting him out with the generics for Lexiva, Novir, and Truvada. Is this a good combination that will cause...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. This is a good starting combination which has a high likelihood of working for your son. There are no generics for these medications so he will be getting branded Read more »

Follow up to Is this a good combo to start

My Dr. says that Reyataz and Norvir would need to be combined with 2 other medicines such as a combination pill like truvada or combivir. It would not be combined with lexiva. Does this mean I would be taking 4 different medicines instead of the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...meds in the liver.So, with Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir you are taking 4 meds but really 3 are doing the ant-HIV heavy lifting. Lexiva is another drug in the same class as Reyataz. So, using Reyataz and Lexiva is like drinking Coke and Pepsi. ... Read more »

dosage of boosted Lexiva

On meds for about a month, Was told by my provider to change my twice daily regimen of Lexiva 700/Norvir 100 (1400/200) to just once a day and take 2 tabs Lexiva and one Norvir. 1400/100. He said studies suggest the once a day regimen with 100...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...resistance or treatment failure of a PI regimen, then your doctor's advice is correct.Ritonavir (Norvir)-boosted fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) can indeed be taken once-daily (100 mg + 1400 mg). Several recent clinical trials support the use of... Read more »

Truvada/Lexiva/Norvir

I was recently diagnosed with HIV and the tests showed a T-Cell count of 170 and viral load of 300,000+. My biggest concern with starting any drug therapy is side effects. So I really wasn't concerned about how many pills and how big the pills are....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...medications that you started on-- it's actually one of the most popular first-line regimens in our office. Most of the fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) rashes that I've seen have occured in the first couple of weeks of treatment and are typically... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... Combination Pills Atripla Brand Name:   Atripla Other Name(s): Sustiva plus Truvada plus Viread Generic Name(s): Efavirenz plus emtricitabine and tenofovir ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

... 2004 Abacavir/lamivudine Epzicom Combines Ziagen and 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 2004 Emtricitabine/tenofovir Truvada Combines Emtriva and Viread Gilead Sciences & generic Fact Sheet 410 has information on other nukes in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...kinase (relates to muscle problems   * These pill counts reflect the "normal" use of each drug. However, doctors are now combining antiretroviral medications in new ways. Doses of each drug may be higher or lower in the new combinations. Read more »
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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 »

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 respectively. I take... Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
hello Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »

drugs that can be used with norvair and truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am resistant to Sustiva and have a rash because of the Reyataz. what other combinations of drugs can be used with truvada and norvair? Read more »