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Lamivudine Dose

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I have not been on meds for 1 year now. My cd4/8 count was 897 yesterday though the kit for viral load is not currently available in our country and thus didn't manage to do one. I was recommended for triomune by my doctor but he did not suggest...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
With such a high CD4 count it sounds like you can safely wait on treatment. If you are having symptoms that would make a difference. You mention that you have been off treatment for a year. What previous treatment have you had and what were your CD4... Read more »

Viread, Lamivudine, Stocrin med combo concern

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ after a bout of shingles. CD4 447, viral log 5.92. Age 42 (everyone... Read more »

Lamivudine and cotrimoxazole

Dear doctor,I have read a book about HIV treatment and there is one drug,Lamivudine, that has... Read more »
The Body PRO

Addition of Short-Course Zidovudine/Lamivudine to Single-Dose Viramune Decreases Development of Maternal NNRTI-Resistant HIV

...mutations. J. McIntyre reported for the Treatment Options Preservation Study team on the addition of short-course zidovudine/lamivudine (AZT/3TC, Combivir) to nevirapine for 4 or 7 days, to determine whether post-partum maternal HIV-1 resistance... Read more »
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Fixed-Dose Pill of Abacavir/Lamivudine Taken Once a Day Is Comparable to Twice-a-Day Abacavir + Lamivudine

...The combination of abacavir (ABC, Ziagen) and lamivudine (3TC, Epivir), given once daily (QD) or twice daily (BID), or as a fixed-dose combination (FDC), has been extensively studied Read more »
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 Read more »

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known as Epivir or 3TC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... 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 »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »

want to have a baby, but worried

Posted by kolo, 1 Reply blood cell walls - glycophorin A (GPA) - in the blood of children born to women who had been taking both zidovudine and lamivudine (Epivir). They found GPA damage was more likely in the children of mothers who had taken both drugs, and... Read more »