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Isentress And Truvada Combination

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Mental-health effects of Truvada/Isentress combination?

For about four months, I've been taking a Truvada-Isentress combination - my first medication after seven years HIV+. My doctor warned me there have been no long-term studies on Isentress' effects, but I agreed to try it anyway. I seem...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There have been a few causes of depression seemingly triggered after starting raltegravir (4 cases reported from Vancouver, BC in the journal AIDS-see below for the authors comments on those cases).epression and other psychiatric adverse events in... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on... Read more »

Isentress + Truvada + Remeron?

Dr. Henry,Words cannot express my thanks for the service that you provide. I imagine it is useful... Read more »
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Study Supports Use of Isentress for First-Line Treatment

A study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA in Washington, DC found that Isentress (raltegravir) was equally potent and better tolerated than Sustiva (efavirenz) when used as part of a person's first HIV regimen. While it's unlikely to greatly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

Gilead on Tuesday announced that its 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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Isentress

Brand name: Isentress Generic name: raltegravir, or RAL Class: Integrase inhibitor (integrase strand transfer inhibitor, or INSTI) Manufacturer: Merck and Co., www.isentress.com , (800) 622-4477 AWP: $1,171.31/month Standard Dose: ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Gains European Approval to Market Combination Antiretroviral Drug Truvada

Foster City, Calif.-based biotech company Gilead on Wednesday received approval from the European Commission to market its combination antiretroviral drug Truvada in all 25 European Union countries, the AP/ Forbes reports. Truvada is a... Read more »
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New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
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 you Read more »

anyone taking Isentress and Invirase combination?

Posted by nevereasy
Isentress is a relatively new therapy. My Dr just added it to my mono therapy of Invirase (boosted with Norvir). I have been undetectable for two years on the Invirase but my Tcells never get over 300. He added Isentress. I have had bad reflux ( not... Read more »

Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 3 Replies
Has anyone taken a combination of Isentress and Kaletra? My husbands ID doctor called in this prescription after he had a reaction from the Atripla. We are new at this but I understand that traditionally the two aren't given together. The only... Read more »

isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 2 Replies
im been on isentress and truvada for month and half and notice increased in blood pressure and any else had this problem. Will isentress cause this problem. Read more »