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Pharmacokinetics Of Sustiva

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Missed 1 Sustiva dose

I was on combivir/viramune for about 4 months then was switched to combivir/sustiva about 4 months ago. I take the combivir before in the morning and before dinner and the sustiva at bedtime. Last nite I forgot the sustiva (first time this...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...It's not something you want to do a lot, but due to the very forgiving pharmacokinetics of Sustiva/Stocrin (efavirenz), which has a half-life of almost 50 hours, it should not be a problem. If on occasion you forget to take Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared... Read more »

Atripla - Sustiva Side Effects

Hello Doc,I greatly enjoy your answers as they tend to be in depth. I wanted to run this one past... Read more »
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The Well Project

Pharmacokinetics

...makes Crixivan easier to take. Several other PIs can be boosted with Norvir. The NNRTIs (drugs like Viramune [nevirapine] and Sustiva [efavirenz]) have the opposite effect. They speed up enzymes and get other drugs out of the system faster. As a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updated Label Information for Sustiva (Efavirenz)

...The Food and Drug Administration recently approved revisions to the package insert for Sustiva (efavirenz), a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, for both capsules and tablets, to include updates to the sections Read more »
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The Non-Nukes

...the same time, some of the nukes with shorter half-lives will be cleared sooner than the non-nukes (See Figure 1: Theoretical Pharmacokinetics of Sustiva + Combivir ). For a period of time, you may only have the non-nukes in your blood.... Read more »
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Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
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SUSTIVA and mental issues

Posted by LivingExample
...Just wondering if anyone else was taking Sustiva/Epzicom or Sustiva and something else and experienced extreme social anxiety issues as well as depression and fatigue. The first Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) Read more »

sustiva highs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hi all! i have bben on sustiva, emtriva,and tenofovire for 5 months. i take them in the evening, and a half hour after i take them i get realy hot ! ( hot Read more »