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Retrovir Viread And Viramune

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Viread/3TC/Viramune versus Truvada/Viramune

I am a HIV/HCV coinfected female, 44 years of age, undetectable HIV RNA, 30% T-cells, and stage 0/1 liver fibrosis. My question relates to HIV HAART treatment. I changed treatment about 8 months ago from Viread/Viramune/3TC/Ziagen (Viread once...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Yes. The drugs are very similar. The FTC in Truvada is a close cousin of 3 TC, maybe a little longer half life and easy to take. As long as you have not had a problem with the Viramune in the first 6 weeks you should not have one. The recommendation... Read more »


Dear Susan,After having been taking Viracept and Combivir I developed resistance according to the... Read more »

About Kaletra,Viread &Retrovir

Is it easy to develop a resistance to these drugs if they are missed a few times or takien at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protests Might Slow Trials Aimed at Determining if Antiretroviral Drug Viread Could Prevent HIV Infection

Protests from AIDS advocates over international trials aimed at determining if Gilead 's antiretroviral drug Viread is effective at preventing HIV infection could delay what CDC says is "one of the most important new prevention approaches being... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinical Trials Testing Viread in MSM for HIV Prevention to Begin in Atlanta, San Francisco

Clinical trials of the antiretroviral drug Viread among HIV-negative men who have sex with men will begin this month in San Francisco and Atlanta to determine whether the drug can reduce the risk of HIV infection, the San Francisco Chronicle ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Profits Triple in Third Quarter, Revenue Up 50% Over Last Year; Viread Sales Decline

Profits for antiretroviral drug manufacturer Gilead Sciences more than tripled in the third quarter and revenue is up by 50%, compared with the same period last year, the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Tansey, San Francisco Chronicle ,... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Tenofovir (Viread®) Access for Poor Countries

On December 17 Gilead Sciences announced that it would make its antiretroviral (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, brand name Viread) available at cost to qualified organizations providing HIV treatment in all 53 nations in Africa, and 15 additional... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is my 4th combo since diagnosis...

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am on day 4 of my new combo.., epivir, abacar(ziagen),Viramune, and viraed. It sucks. I feel lousy all of the time..has anyone else gone down this road before?

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swithching Ziagen to Viread...fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Im 5 yrs in Ive been taking epivir,ziagen and viramune.
Fatigue bacame an increasingly intolerable issue when I be gan Ziagen.(sorry, at yr. 3 I replaced d4tZerit with Ziagen.My legs were melting away)
Anyway going to try replacing the Ziagen with... Read more »

Sindrome Retroviral Agudo...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hace un mes y 10 dias tuve una relacion con sexo oral que creo fue de riesgo. A los 15 das de hice examenes generales, Elisa, herpes, hepatitis, sifilis, todos negativos. Hacia la cuarta semana tuve faringitis viral, fiebre, diarrea. Mucho... Read more »