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Posted by jimmyinvegas, 3 RepliesIs this a typical start?
Then after 2-3 months he said he would put me on something else. Been positive for about 4 years (never on meds, they are on their way in mail), My current numbers are 528/140,280. Was up at about 690,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »
Posted by paman1964, 5 RepliesI have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever.
I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my viral load is then.
I have not had any... Read more »
Posted by dretti, 3 RepliesI tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir
Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »
Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 ReplyHi,
I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in tandem with another drug. Was the doctor unwise to prescribe the Combivir only?... Read more »
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastRecent studies have shown Truvada/Sustiva (or Atripla) to be more effective than Combivir and Sustiva. Some clinicians still prescribe his older combination, but the available evidence argues against this approach. Vinyl records had their day, so... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello John,The island of Ko Samui? Now that's exotic! Most folks who go to Thailand travel only to Bangkok (often only to get their cocks banged) and then return home. Traveling the world by coach sounds both adventuresome and romantic!1.... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationWe know that AZT (part of Combivir) can decrease fat under the skin and affect mitochondria and metabolism. If your kidney function is ok, you may want to ask your doctor about using Viread (tenofovir) since we have not seen as many metabolic... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Issac,Without additional information, it's difficult to provide you with specific advice. If indeed you are HIV positive and have been started on an antiretroviral medication regimen, I would assume it contains more than Combivir, as this... Read more »
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