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videx, epivir and stocrin

Hi Dr. Henry,I`ve been positive for about 2 years and my last cd4 count is 345 (no data about pcr and %, since in my country those test are only for people on treatment) and I`ve been offered to start treatment with either 1) videx, epivir and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. There is not nearly as much experience with Videx/Epivir/Stocrine compared to Combivir/Stocrine and not much in the way of head to head studies between the two. Overall both regimens have a high chance for success (viral suppression... Read more »

Can Stocrin & Truvada cause hives after 5 years?

Hello,Thank you for taking my questions. I have been on Atrpla for 2 years, then switched to... Read more »

Combivir/Stocrin & Skin hives?

I was just recently diagnosed with HIV and my CD4 count was 4 last week. I started TB therapy... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck Cuts Antiretroviral Stocrin's Price by 20% in Developing Countries

Whitehouse Station, N.J.- based Merck on Tuesday announced that it is reducing the price of its antiretroviral drug Stocrin in developing countries by 20% from 95 cents daily to 76 cents daily, making the new annual cost of the drug $277.40 for the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck to Allow South African Firm to Make, Sell Generic Version of Antiretroviral Drug Stocrin

Pharmaceutical company Merck on Wednesday announced that it plans to issue a nonexclusive license to South African drug manufacturer Thembalami Pharmaceuticals to allow it to make and sell a generic version of its antiretroviral drug Stocrin, which... Read more »
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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Pregnancy Starting Treatment Do I need to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

eh-FAH-vih-rehnz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): EFV Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Efavirenz can cause serious, life-threatening side effects.... Read more »
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DNA,VENDO STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR VARIOS FRASCOS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOLA,QUERIA CONTARTE A TI Y A TODOS LOS AMIGOS DE ESTE ENCANTADOR FORO QUE TENGO VARIOS FRASCOS DE MEDICINAS QUE NUNCA NI JAMAS TOMARE,SON :STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR CON FECHA DE VENCIMIENTO 2007-----2008,A MI ME LOS DA GRATUITAMENTE EL HOSPITAL DONDE ME... Read more »

my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, I've gotten used to the... Read more »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with another... Read more »

antibiotic reaction

Posted by princealbert
After one week on augmentin, a pick line and beginning IV antibiotics (only one dose), I had a horrible drug reaction.
But four days later, I still walk around itchy and red, feeling like I just rolled around in poison ivy.
Has anyone else had a bad... Read more »