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Missed Dose Combivir

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Missed Doses-Combivir

Hello, thank you for your web site. I am very concerned respecting doses missed. I was diagnosed 2000/11/13, started on Sustiva and combivir 2000/12/01. I take 3 pills susitiva and one pill combivir in the morning and 1 pill combivir in the PM. In...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
First I would like to commend you - if you have only missed two doses of combivir in 9 months, then you are doing extremely well in the compliance area. Really - when we talk about missing doses, we stress the importance of compliance/adherence... Read more »

Delayed dosage and Missing one dose of Combivir

I have started nPEP for 3 days so far, from Tuesday 17th. Last night (Thursday 19th) when I took... Read more »

sustiva/combivir missed dose

Hi. I was reading an earlier post in which you stated that a missed dose of the Sustiva/Combivir... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco General Hospital

One Year on Therapy and Counting ... Doses Taken: 1,460; Doses Missed: 0

I am what is referred to as a highly motivated and compliant patient. I am highly motivated to stay alive and healthy, and I know that the way to maintain my health is to comply, conscientiously and consistently, with the multidrug regimen my doctor... Read more »
Being Alive

Unplanned Treatment Interruptions Involve a Greater Risk of Virological Failure Than Missing Occasional Doses

Unstructured treatment interruptions -- rather than missed doses of medication -- involve a greater risk of a detectable viral load, US research published in the online edition of AIDS suggests. Investigators analysed the results of 16 clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Patients in Rural Areas More Likely to Miss Drug Doses If "Problem Drinkers," Study Says

HIV/AIDS patients living in rural areas are more likely to miss doses of their antiretroviral drug regimens if they are "problem drinkers," according to a study published in the August issue of AIDS Patient Care and STDs , the Baton Rouge ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): 3TC/ZDV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Combivir can cause serious,... Read more »
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First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is so good to be back, I and my husband have been very busy with blood work, trying to get a head doc---long, long waiting list for that with an HMO, and just dealing with life in general. Also we went to the Northern Lights ALternatives, which... Read more »

Viread,Combivir,Keletra:Med. Schedule that ROCKS!!

Posted by Anonymous
My friends,
I discovered a medicine regimen...that included the medicines above...and took a 7k viral load to >50 in a month and a half...as my nurse practitioner is convident in my addhearance to my meds...she allows me to find the most tolerant... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I 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 »