Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is Viracept Plus Combivir A Good Combination

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Sustiva/Combivir or Viracept/Combivir

Two questions. 1) I was on Sustiva & Combivir and tested postive for THC. I am not using any illegal contraband. SO I went off both drugs. Could the combination of these two drugs cause this?2) They want me to go on Viracept with Combivir,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.To answer your first question, the use of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) can occasionally cause false positive tests for marijuana. As you point out, this is not the result of the use of marijuana or other recreational... Read more »

Is Epivr+Zerit+Viracept a good combo?

I was detected on November 2000, vl 330,000 and cd4 around 250. January 2001 I started on Combivir... Read more »

Paxil / Combivir / Viracept - and Bad Reactions from this combination?

I am currently taking Paxil (just started). I am also an alcoholic (heavy drinking for 10 years,... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment Briefs

Nelfinavir: Twice Daily Use and New Formulation Nelfinavir (Viracept), Agouron's protease inhibitor that was initially approved at a dose of 750 mg (three 250 mg tablets) three times each day, has become easier to take. Late in 1999, the FDA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

Gilead Sciences ' once-daily combination antiretroviral drug Truvada is more effective at slowing the progression of HIV than GlaxoSmithKline 's twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, according to preliminary data released on Thursday from Gilead's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?

Thanks.

Tim

Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
I have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever.
I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my viral load is then.
I have not had any... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started 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 »