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Risks Of Combivir

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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 »

Combivir/sustiva / Effexor/ X +GHB

With Combivir + Sustiva seemingly the most common starter ARV. X + GHB the most common Party drugs.... Read more »

kaletra and combivir and facial wasting

Hello...I am on kaletra and combivir...is there high risk for facial wasting, etc with this combo.... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): 3TC/ZDV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Combivir can cause serious,... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Combivir (Zidovudina + Lamivudina)

¿Qué Es Combivir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Combivir? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a Los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Combivir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Combivir con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Combivir?... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Danish Study Looks at HIV and Meds for Their Effect on Diabetes Risk

The pancreas gland, located in the abdomen, makes the hormone insulin, which helps cells absorb sugar circulating in the blood. As people age, they may gain weight and become less active and their bodies may become less sensitive to the effects of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two drugs used as... Read more »
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Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding a person's questions about... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
Hi,

I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in tandem with another drug. Was the doctor unwise to prescribe the Combivir only?... Read more »

Starting medication soon combivir/kaletra...

Posted by jimmyinvegas, 3 Replies
Is this a typical start?

combivir
kaletra

Then after 2-3 months he said he would put me on something else. Been positive for about 4 years (never on meds, they are on their way in mail), My current numbers are 528/140,280. Was up at about 690,... Read more »