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Risks Of Truvada

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Gilead Sciences, Inc.

U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review for Truvada for Reducing the Risk of Acquiring HIV Infection

Foster City, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) and granted a six-month Priority Review for... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Truvada Approved to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Transmitted HIV in People Who Are Not Infected With the Virus

On July 16, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada (a fixed dose combination of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection and who... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Once-a-Day Truvada Lowers HIV Risk in Gays and Transgender Women

Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with Truvada, the antiretroviralpill that combines Viread (tenofovir) and Emtriva(emtricitabine), lowered the chance that HIV-negativegay men and transgender women would becomeinfected in a large international trial. 1... Read more »
Ask the Experts

RASH! Atripla vs. Complera vs. Iccentress & Truvada when is to comes to RASH risk

My best friend was diagnosed 3 weeks ago. CD4 478. VL 10,000. He started on Atripla about two weeks ago. On around day 12 of taking Atripla he developed a HORRIBLE HORRIBLE rash. It spread to his eyes and mouth with fever. We have an excellent HIV...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am sorry to hear about your friend's bad reaction to Atripla. Rash is one of the most common side effects with Atripla, although it is usually more mild, it can be severe in some cases. It takes several days for the efavirenz (the part of... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on Intelence/Truvada as I was worried about the CNS side effects of Atripla/Sustiva. After being on the medication for 8 days, I had almost no energy and could...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your interesting question.I think that your conclusion could very well be correct. While diarrhea is not commonly associated with the medications in Truvada (tenofovir and emtricitabine), I do think that your history of similar... Read more »

Taking Truvada and need for practicing safer sex (TRUVADA PrEP, 2010)

I am HIV-. If I decide to take Truvada to lessen my chances of getting the virus from HIV+ partners, do I need to use condoms or will taking the medication be enough....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Condoms remain absolutely essential. Truvada does "lessen" the risk of HIV transmission, but it certainly doesn't completely eliminate it. See below. Condoms also provide protection from a variety of other STDs as well. Dr.... Read more »

Switching from Sustiva + Truvada to Viramune + Truvada

Hello and thank you so much for contributing your time, knowledge and experience to so many people.I have been taking Sustiva and Truvada for about a year now and have always had difficulty staying asleep with this regimen. In addition, I feel like...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The barrier to resistance for Viramune is fairly similar to that for Sustiva so I would not worry alot about the particular aspect of the switch. Viramune has less central nervous system (including sleep) disturbance related side effects than... Read more »
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PrEP Truvada

Posted by blueangel1980, 2 Replies
Hello all

I have an appointment with my I'D doc next week to consult hwr about starting Truvada. I was wanting to hear from people who have taken it either as PrEP, PeP, or as a part of your HIV treatment regime. Any side effects, precautions, or... Read more »

Reyetaz, Norvir and Truvada

Posted by bscottmatt, 4 Replies
Hi all. I just wanted to say that I was on this combo for about five years before severe mental torture forced me to stop the meds. I was fine for the first couple years then a slow progression of a mental fog (I can't really even call it a sadness)... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
I am on about day 45 of this regimen, my first. Reached undetectable under 30 days, will see doc again on September 7, 6 days away. I have to do labs prior to going, and I gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days.

The... Read more »

drugs that can be used with norvair and truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am resistant to Sustiva and have a rash because of the Reyataz. what other combinations of drugs can be used with truvada and norvair? Read more »