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Missed Dose Sustiva And Truvada

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One missed sustiva/truvada dose?

Should I be worried if I missed one dose of my sustiva/truvada treatment? I've been on these meds for less than a month, a little over two weeks to be precise. I am very worried about building resistance to the drugs. I am trying to be as...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am glad that you are very focused on taking your meds and not missing doses. This approach will ensure you the best outcome. A single missed dose should not compromise your treatment since the drugs do not clear immediately from the blood. Try... Read more »

Very Late with Sustiva/Truvada Dose

I've been on the truvada/sustiva combo for about 9 months and was currently undetectable. I... Read more »

Truvada/Sustiva - late taking doses

Hi Doctor,I've been on my first regimen, Truvada /Sustiva for about 8 months with very good... Read more »
Articles
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Is Lower-Dose Efavirenz Truly Wise for Resource-Poor Settings?

A daily dose of 400 mg of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) has been found non-inferior to the standard 600-mg dose in treatment-naive, HIV-infected individuals. The investigators from the ENCORE1 study reported the final, 48-week results from this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

Gilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
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 »
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Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
Thanks for responding ;) Read more »

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 »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year?
I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2.
Thank you Read more »

Sustiva and Truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
When I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »