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Risks Of Ziagen

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Anything Wrong W/ Atripla+Isentress+Ziagen

I am Swiss who lived in Chile where i was diagnosed and put on Atripla, Ziagen (300 mg) in 2007 and Isentress added in july, 2009 ..... always undetectable except for a one time blip of 350 vl. cd4 counts steady at 250 since diagnosis. Now i've...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.It is not possible to say without further information whether the Ziagen or Isentress is necessary for you. If there was some drug resistance on the initial tests or if a previous treatment regimen Read more »

Doctor will not change Ziagen... My son is on it... 95% heart attach possibility?

Hello to my favorite Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. I hope you are doing wonderfully. I am... Read more »

CNS penetration of Atripla/Ziagen/Isentress

AIDS patients need CNS penetrating anti-vral drugs, right Dr.? In order to bettter fight dementia,... Read more »

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

... a-BAK-a-veer Brand Name: Ziagen Other Name(s): FABC, ABC sulfate, Abacavir sulfate, Sulfato de abacavir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: abacavir sulfate Brand Name: Ziagen Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

...the Side Effects? Hypersensitivity Reaction How Does Abacavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Abacavir? Abacavir (Ziagen) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The FDA approved... Read more »
Project Inform

Study Finds Heart Trouble With Ziagen and Videx

...A poster presented at CROI found a higher risk of heart attack ( myocardial infarction ) in people using the anti-HIV drugs Ziagen (abacavir, and in the fixed-dose combination pills Epzicom and Trizivir) and Videx (didanosine, Videx EC). ... Read more »
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new drug...ziagen

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Just watched the news and the FDA has just approved a new drug (Ziagen). They say the Ziagen is one pill taken twice a day and is usually taken with AZT. What a tremendous Read more »

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 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies the wrong forum, but the treatment forum isen't that active. I was told that they have developed a test for sensitivity to ziagen(for rechallenge purposes)and I can't find anything...Has anyone heard of this?? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My doc just started me on Abacavir, to replace the Preveon I was taking, in combination with AZT and Viramune. I don't know much about Abacavir, except what I have found on Project Inform's site. I would like to hear... Read more »