Should I Take Efavirenz If I Have Aids
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Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your thoughtful post.The combination of tenofovir (Viread)/ emtricitabine (Emtriva)/ efavirenz (Sustiva) is a newer low pill count option for first line treatment of HIV. While there aren't any formally presented studies on the... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalDear Ivan,Your doctor is correct in adding the extra 200 mg of efavirenz while you are on TB treatment.This is because the rifadin (rifampin) will cause a DECREASE in the efavirenz level, which is compenated for by the extra 200 mg capsule.Once the... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationI am glad you are regaining control of your health after adjusting from the shock of your HIV diagnosis. As you know, we can live long and healthy lives, and many of us become even more motivated to exercise, eat well and take care of ourselves... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaI am very sorry to hear of your mother's plight. At this stage, I would probably avoid the efavirenz and abacavir. I might consider a combination of tenofovir, lamivudine and a protease inhibitor of some sort (if this is available to you).... Read more »
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Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 RepliesIf Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute it with another drug).
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