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Long Term Side Effects Of Trizivir

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Hives and fat lips, with fatigue

I am female 49, hiv+ since 96, currently taking trizvir,reyataz and retoniver, recently I have been breaking out in Hives, or swollen, lips, and a soar throat, I have been taking Benadryal. I have been on these meds since 2002 and have never had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consult a board certified allergist for an evaluation. Also, in terms of your current medication regimen, I would suggest you consider switching Truvada for Trizivir to avoid the possible toxicities and long-term side effects associated with the... Read more »

Trizivir questions

Hi - I recently tested positive, and it looks like my numbers are pretty good: CD4 @ 700, VL... Read more »

which drug regimen has the least long term side-effects?

hi, i would like to know which hiv drug or combination-drug has shown the least detrimental side... Read more »
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Epivir

...forms the nucleoside backbone for nearly all HAART regimens since the HAART era began. While its use is often associated with long term successful virus suppression, it is one of the drugs in the regimen to which resistance is commonly observed... Read more »
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Emtriva

...all settings, FTC is only used in one of the fixed dose combinations previously listed. While its use is often associated with long term successful virus suppression, it is one of the drugs in the regimen to which resistance is commonly observed... Read more »
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Atripla

...emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTI or nukes) and non-nucleoside... Read more »
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Side Effects and Management Strategies

...that peersupport is very useful." Liver toxicity and HIV drugs "It is difficult to consider taking a treatment that,in the long term, may help me -- but it's going tomake me very sick in the present." HIV meds and liver toxicity Many... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...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, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... Read more »

starting meds and I want to know what to expect

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I just found out that because my t-cells have dropped 955 in the past 16 months and my viral load has climbed 45,000 and my percentages have dropped, I will have to start meds next week. I don't know what to expect. Can anyone tell me? Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...give her one year, without six months. Three young children 12 through five (she is only 26). I don't think he has really considered what this will mean and her self esteem is so low she has just decided that this is the hand that fate dealt her.... Read more »