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Risks Of Stocrin

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Risks of switching from Combivir/Stocrin to Atripla

Hi,I am a 28 yo male. i have been on Combivir/Stocrin for over 2 years. My current VL is undetectable, and CD4 is about 550. I am compliant and tolerating my current meds well. However, my cholesterols are slowly creeping up and i have noticed...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.Any treatment switch should be a thoughtful one that balances the risks of switching (new side effects and toxicity) and benefits (fewer side effects, less pills, ?lower costs).You won't necessarily be burning... Read more »

Truvada and Stocrin

Hello, I had an unprotected sex with HIV positive person with undetectable viral load who was on... Read more »

Lac of Stocrin, should I stop the other meds (Biovir)?

Hi there, hope you are doing fine!!My name is Ricardo, and I'm on my meds since November last... 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 »
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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 »
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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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 »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.

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High risk and low risk and their conclusive result periods

Posted by optiplex, 2 Replies
Window period should be same for all cases whether its high risk or low risk. There are cases where people got infected through low risk and came out clean even after high risk exposure.
virus cycle is going to be remain same in someone got infected... Read more »

Low Risk..Yet still a risk IMHO, opinios?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
"Made out" (Sexual contact but no oral, anal, or unprotected sex, mostly deep kissing/sucking on nipple) with a girl who's sexual history has suddenly come into question when she mentioned in passing a few days ago her ex-boyfriend may have shown up... Read more »