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Is Viramune Plus Combivir A Good Combination

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Combivir and Viramune Combination - Time for a Switch?

Dear Dr:I have been positive since February 2003. My CD4 is 708 and my viral load has been undetectable since December 2003. I have been taking Combivir and Viramune since April 2003 with no problems except some fatigue. I am concerned about facial...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...developing.If you have developed these problems it is likely that the lipoatrophy is most likely related to the zidovudine (AZT) in combivir. In fact, there is data that some of this will improve if switched to an alternative agent, in... Read more »


My doctor gave me few choices to start treatment, i'm worried about viramune+combivir... Read more »


I've been on Viramune and Combivir for about 2 years now with no problems, all good numbers. ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir PI-based regimens Invirase (saquinavir) and... 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

...restricting its activity. Year Approved * Generic Name Trade Name Also Known As: Manufacturer 1996 Nevirapine Viramune NVP Boehringer Ingelheim & generic 1997 Delavirdine Rescriptor DLV ViiV Healthcare 1998 ... 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 »
Connect With Others

feeling insecure, scared and terrified of meds

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
Its been 4 weeks since i got the worst phone call of my life, and i have had 2 weeks of knowing what my initial CD4 and v/l is, 284 and 98,000. How come i still feel strong ? i haven't even had a cold. I hit the gym EVERY day and have been eating... Read more »


Posted by MEat33, 3 Replies
...another child also NEG. for the disease. I don't plan for any more children..I am recently divorced and happy. I was placed on COMBIVIR & VIRAMUNE from the start & they served me well all this time. I hit a bump in the road after my... 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 »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »