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Long Term Side Effects Of 3TC

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3TC/AZT to 3TC/TDF to 3TC/AZT again

Hi,Here in the Philippines, some treatment hubs are experiencing shortage in Tenofovir meds.In effect, those who experienced incompatibility with Zidovudine (AZT) and were switched to Tenofovir (TDF) had to switch back to AZT. What are the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello thank you for posting from the Philippines.As long as there has been no issues with virologic failure or drug resistance, there should be no problem switching from one medication to another and back again. Of course be mindful that switching... Read more »

Old resistance to 3tc and use of combivir

Dear Dr ShererI am long term diagnosed and have been on HAART since the mid 1990's. During... Read more »

T20 with 3TC?

I notice that T20 and 3TC have the fewest and least health threatening side effects. Also, neither... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

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 | Adherence | Availability | Side Effects Starting Treatment I am 37 years old... Read more »
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The Moving Target of Antiretroviral Therapy

The FDA approved 3TC (Lamivudine) and saquinavir in November, 1995, and then approved ritonavir and indinavir on March1, 1996. This sudden expansion of the armamentarium of drugs for HIV is viewed as a major breakthrough for HIV therapeutics. It is... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Lamivudine can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Trizivir Other Name(s): ABC/3TC/ZDV, abacavir sulfate/lamivudine/zidovudine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV... Read more »
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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 »

long term side effects(lack of)

Posted by Anonymous
For women who have been on antivirals continuously for a while (more than four to five years)and have not had any side effects or minimal ones,could you please share your experiences. What you are taking, what you experienced(if it resolved while on... Read more »

long term side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It would be interesting to hear from anyone that has been on antivirals for a long time(more than 4 years continously)that have minimal or NO side effects. Physical(appearence wise as well as internal) IF anyone out there falls into this catagory... 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 »