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Risks Of Trizivir

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AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

... What Is Trizivir? Who Should Take Trizivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Trizivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Trizivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Trizivir? Trizivir is a pill that contains three
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continue using trizivir?

I have been poz since 1987 and never had any problems with t-cells 800 to currently 1500 I am 71yrs old and in good health. When my viral load started to increase about 8 yrs ago my Dr suggested that it was time to start a regimin. For the past 4...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I'm with your doctor on this. While Trizivir (AZT,3TC,abacavir) has fallen from popularity due to the emergence of more effective and better tolerated (when starting) regimens, Read more »

trizivir or trizivir plus viramune

Last month, blood tests show a blip 50 instead of less than 40 on trizivir alone after being undetectable for 2 years. My doctor recommended adding viramune to preclude possible resistance with trizir alone. Please advise!
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...The use of trizivir alone has recently been shown to be less successful at controlling viral replication than three drug regimens containing efavirenz Read more »

Could I only take Trizivir?

I have been taking Norvir,Fortovase,Ziagen and Zerit for two years, Ibeen undetectable since I started this treatment but now I feel is time to change to something not that strong.My cd4 are in 1020 and lees than 50 copies of the virus in my blood....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...studies have clearly shown that patients who have previously been treated with AZT are at signifcantly higher risk of failing a Trizivir regimen. Therefore, I would be reluctant to switch you to Trizivir. If you want to simplify your regimen, you... Read more »

trizivir solo and undetectable.why change?

dear dr. i have been hiv pos for 5 years. have had undetectable viral load and 500 t-cells since beginning treatment with combivir and crixivan four years ago. 1 year and half ago I switched to trizivir to get away from protease inhibitors.i have...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...The data from the newly released ACTG 5095 trial indicate that Trizivir therapy is significantly inferior to treatment with an Sustiva/Stocrin (efavirenz) containing regimen. The failure rate was signficantly Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

... a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Trizivir Other Name(s): Abacavir sulfate / Lamivudine / Zidovudine, Abacavir/ Lamivudina/ Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate, zidovudine, and lamivudine Brand Name: Trizivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Trizivir (Zidovudina + Lamivudina + Abacavir)

... ¿Qué Es Trizivir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Trizivir? ¿Qué Sucede Con la Resistencia a Los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Trizivir? ¿Cuáles Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

FDA Approves Videx EC and Trizivir

...doses are available for people under 60 kg (132 lbs) or those with certain kidney problems. Videx EC is in pharmacies now. Trizivir Glaxo Wellcome has also received approval to market their new formulation of existing anti-HIV drugs known as... Read more »
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Trizivir

Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
...I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills Read more »

Trizivir Ad Campaign -- CASTING FRIDAY MAY 5TH

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

FRIDAY, May 5th -- Trizivir Casting $2,000

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

trizivir

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone else who takes Trizivir have really severe stomach pain? Also, I am batteling with Lymphoma. Read more »