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Rifampin And Sustiva

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Sustiva and rifampin, hep B too

(sorry about my bad english)I have to begin the treatment, I have TBC (rifampicina, pirazynamida, etambutol and isoniazina), <- about today:45 days doing good, now I have to begin with: Efavirenz (sustiva) and 3tc Complex (AZT + lamivudina), do you...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, there is an interaction between rifampin and Sustiva that should be considered when they are prescribed together. Rifampin will lower the blood levels of Sustiva by about 25% and Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that... Read more »

Any good treatment in Indonesia?

hi i just get diagnostic with hiv 3 month ago and i'm 21 years know any great doctor... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...treatment-experienced people should not use this drug combination at all. With once-daily Lexiva, boost with 300 mg Norvir. Rifampin decreases Sustiva concentrations, so maintain 600 mg once-daily dose and monitor. Rifabutin levels are decreased,... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Update to Sustiva Package Insert

... The Sustiva (efavirenz) package insert has been updated to include drug-drug interaction information regarding coadministration of efavirenz Read more »
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...twice daily if taken with Aptivus, Viramune, Fuzeon, and all of the NRTIs; 600 mg twice daily if taken with Sustiva, Intelence, rifampin, and some anti-convulsant medications such as phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine. Default to... Read more »
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Tabla de Interacciones de Drogas

...Procardia, Propulsid, quinidine, rifampin, Reyataz, St. John's wort, Viagra, Viracept, Versed, Wigraine, Xanax y Zocor. Sustiva (efavirenz) Biaxin, pĂ­ldoras anticonceptivas, Cafergot, carbamazepine (Tegretol y otros), Coumadin, Crixivan,... 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 »