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Kaletra And Epzicom

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Switching from Trizivir/Kaletra to Epzicom/Kaletra

I had been on the first combo for 3+ years but started to noticed real fat loss in buttocks, legs and arms and asked my doc to switch to new combo one month ago.The fat loss doesn't seem to have abated; it seems to be continuing. I thought...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The AZT in Trizivir may be the component most responsible for fat loss. A switch to Epzicom (doesn't contain AZT) may help. It is unclear to me how much Kaletra would then be contributing to fat loss or that there would be any advantage to... Read more »

Kaletra / Epzicom - Would like holiday from Epzicom

400. Viral load undetectable for three years. Take Kaletra and Epzicom, no other medications.... Read more »

Switching from Viracept and Comvivir to Kaletra and Epzicom

Hi,I am switching from Viracept and Combivir to Kaletra and Epzicom due to resistance. I am very... Read more »
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New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not "feeling right." Any information... Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which).

Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi.
I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000.
I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of it?
Thank... Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
Is there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail?
I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you... Read more »