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Kaletra And Truvada Combination

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Combination Medications

What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor and Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations With Protease Inhibitors Combinations With Integrase Inhibitors What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They...
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Truvada +kaletra or truvada+novir +reyataz

I'm about to start my to take does pills and the doctor gave meBoth combinations as option for my treatment ..doctor by yourExperience each combination has less side effects and gave has a better long term tolerance ? Thanks you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Both are good HIV regimens with the Reyataz option involving slightly fewer pills and side effects in general. KH... Read more »

kaletra/truvada or viramune/truvada

After 7 years of being diagnosed with HIV now my CD4 97, VL 23,000, resistance test came back negative. I'm on bactrim, no oportunistic infections ever or any other illness, all other labs within normal ranges. My doctor advised me to take...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your viral load is of a moderate level and most regimens should get you down to an undetectable level. A recent study comparing kaletra and efavirenz (a cousin of nevirapine) combined with drugs like truvada demonstrated that efavirenz regimens got... Read more »

kaletra and truvada

I have recently heard that when truvada is combined with Kaletra, the kaletra can cause higher levels of Truvada in the blood. I am not sure if I have this correct, but I do know that this is a regularly prescribed combo.can you please explain.thanks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
kaletra has been noted to often increase plasma levels of tenofovir (in Truvada) when used at the same time. The magnitude of that effect is modest and generally doesn't require a dose adjustment (= usually no need to decrease dose of... Read more »

kaletra+truvada sexual side effects

as a new user of these meds, i am wondering if there are there any known sexual side effects to the combination of Kaletra and Truvada?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge and in my experience there has not been a consistent issue with those drugs regarding side effects directly causing sexual dysfunction. Kaletra can interact with many drugs that can impact sexual side effects such as Viagra like... 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 »

PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

Isentress plus Kaletra

Posted by Danigirl, 2 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 »