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Isentress Plus Truvada

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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 Intelence/Truvada as I was worried about the CNS side effects of Atripla/Sustiva. After being on the medication for 8 days, I had almost no energy and could...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for your interesting question.I think that your conclusion could very well be correct. While diarrhea is not commonly associated with the medications in Truvada (tenofovir and emtricitabine), I do think that your history of similar... Read more »

ISENTRESS and TRUVADA

I use to take Truvada,Norvir and prezista,my Cholesterol was ok before i started but 3 months after... Read more »

Am I developing resistance to Truvada/Isentress?

I was on Viracept, Epivir, Zerit for 15 years. I never developed resistance. Then one year ago,... Read more »
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CROI 2012 Seattle: ART Plus New Drugs Coming Soon

We often hear that there's not much new coming down the HIV drug development pipeline, but there were several presentations and plenty of posters on new HIV drugs in development at this year's CROI, including two new integrase inhibitors set to be... 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 »
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FAQs About Isentress (Raltegravir)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Adherence | Insurance Starting Treatment Which HIV meds should I... Read more »
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Isentress Equal to Sustiva in First Line Therapy

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, the STARTMRK study results show that the first-in-class integrase inhibitor Isentress (raltegravir) works at least as well as Sustiva (efavirenz) at suppressing HIV levels. It also showed... Read more »
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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 »

switched medication from complara to truvada/isentress while pregnant concerned

Posted by discreetwhitney2, 1 Reply
hello everyone I am 4 months pregnant and I lost my medication I was taking complara and can't get a refill for six days so my doc put me on truvada/isentress I'm just concerned cause I am pregnant and don't want anything to happen to my baby my doc... Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
Just a saw a new provider at my ID clinic. We discussed 'quality of life,' and my perceived lack thereof. He asked me if that had worsened over the more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and... Read more »