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Lamivudine And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

... What Is Lamivudine? Who Should Take Lamivudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as
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Meds and Tinnitus

Had combivir and viracept for three years since 1998, took a drug holiday forthree, resumed with Trizivir for four years (had some tinnitus but seems but was ignored). A took a drug holiday in 2009 for six months and then resumed with a new...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have had several patients in whom lamivudine (Epivir or 3TC) seemed to be associated with ear complaints/tinnitis though that is not at all common. I would discuss alternative Read more »

thank you D.R barbara

i want friest to thank you very much for your help and your advices to me . i hope you remember me i wrote to you since one year telling you that i have 3 virus. HIV&C&B . my V.L was not detected and my CD4 was 915 so that i do not take any med for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine great news to hear about your viral suppression for both hep B and C. However, I am concerned that you were taking Zeffix (lamivudine) in the absence an HIV regimen since lamivudine also has HIV activity. Taking lamivudine by itself may have... Read more »

hep b medicine

do a person take combivin to treat hep b or do they have hiv
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Combivir is a pill that contains AZT and lamivudine. Only lamivudine has activity against HBV. Both drugs have activity against HIV. Read more »

cd4 after finish interferon

i have 3 virus B&C&HIV . now only 2 weeks and i will finish my interferon and long it take to make my cd4 increse and back to the same befor treatment? and also i take zeffix for virys B since 11 monthes and after 6 monthes my pcr was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You asked some very good questions:1. For your hepatitis B infection: Zeffix (lamivudine/Epivir)- treats both HIV and HBV. I would expect that you are taking Zeffix as part of an HIV "cocktail" of 3 drug therapy. Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Tenofovir/Emtricitabine Performs Better Than Abacavir/Lamivudine in Subgroup of Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV-Infected Individuals

...antiretroviral therapy (ART), it has been unclear which of two commonly used drug combinations is safer and more effective: abacavir plus lamivudine or tenofovir plus emtricitabine. Now, the first published results of a study known as A5202... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-57: Treatment of Primary HIV Infection with Zidovudine, Lamivudine and Indinavir: A Case-Control Study genome). Berrey and colleagues presented data comparing the virologic and clinical course of 70 patients with primary HIV infection who were evaluated within 90 days of symptom onset. As this study included individuals evaluated between... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Once-Daily Quadruple-Drug Therapy With Adefovir Dipivoxil, Lamivudine, Didanosine, and Efavirenz in Treatment-Naive HIV Type 1-Infected Patients

...efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics and adherence to a once-daily quadruple-drug antiretroviral regimen of adefovir dipivoxil, lamivudine, didanosine, and efavirenz in the treatment of antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected patients. This... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Early Virologic Non-Response in Patients With HIV Infection Treated With Lamivudine, Abacavir and Tenofovir

...this clinical study. In addition to study ESS30009, a pilot study by Farthing et al. (2nd annual meeting of the International AIDS Society, July, 2003, Paris, France) provided data in 20 patients receiving TDF + 3TC + ABC once daily for initial... Read more »
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Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
...but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons living with this deadly and dangerous disease like HIV. I take Nevirapine, Lamivudine & Zidovudine tablets which already does not help my Liver Enlargement but what option do i have than to... Read more »

unprotected sex----ECLIA test

Posted by haohaode, 1 Reply
...4 February, i had unprotected vaginal sex with a thai sex worker for less than two minutes. within 24 hours i took Kaletra, lamivudine and zidovudine for 28 days. on 30 March(8 weeks later), this woman had ECLIA/ Roche Diagnostics test with... Read more »

get ready, get set.............. go meds

Posted by dealin_wit_it, 3 Replies
ok, just got back from the doc's office and he told me that as of today, i'm on meds. we've already talked about this and i already decided to start with combivir and kaletra. he agrees, until my geneo type comes back from the labs. i want to know... Read more »

Do other people feel "static" on your skin?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird so far as it is slightly disconcerting to my partner, when touching me. The drugs I am taking are: Nevirapine Tenofovir Lamivudine If anyone else has experienced this sensation when touching another person's skin, or anyone has been told... Read more »