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Should I Take Sustiva If I Have Aids

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Sustiva and Sleep Aids

Dear Dr. Young,I just started on Sustiva. I have sleep apnea and use a cpap machine. I am currently on 3mg of Lunesta. Do I need to reduced the dose since both drugs use cp450 pathway.I do not want to increase side effects of Sustiva.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Thanks for your post.We've used both drugs without significant issues-- I'll use the lowest possible dose of Lunesta whenever possible.BY Read more »

HIV.drugs...truvada and sustiva

I'm now HIV positive. My cd4 count is 86 and my viral load is 179..should I start on these... Read more »

Stocrin (Sustiva) and hiv-2.

Hi doc. Mark.Im a Dutch man living with my Dutch boyfriend in Holland.I tell this, because my... Read more »
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Abstract No. 383:Efficacy of Efavirenz (Sustiva) Concerning Regimens in Patients with Baseline Plasma HIV-1 RNA Viral Load Exceeding 100,000 copies/mL

...Sustiva is a once-daily non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) which has demonstrated efficacy when used combination Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: May 29, 2009

...subscribe to our video RSS feed: Click on (or copy) this link. Read the Stories Featured in Our HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak Sustiva + Ginkgo: Possible Recipe for Resistance, Doctors Report World Has Failed to Reach Goals in Preventing... Read more »
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Case Report Shows Gingko May Interact With Sustiva

... In a Dutch case study of one individual living with HIV, gingko biloba appeared to interact with the HIV drug Sustiva (efavirenz), causing it to fail in this person. The data were reported in AIDS in June 2009. The 47-year-old man had been on Read more »
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sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and choloesteral have starting to creep into the high values. My doc has now suggested dropping Crixivan for Sustiva? He states of the 50 patients in his practice that have done this only 1 has not maintained ... Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... Read more »

Aids and Schcizophrenia.

Posted by hub44, 2 Replies
...psychosis. hallucinations, paranoia, dillusions.. If someone is pre-disposed to schizophrenia and has never had any symptoms can HIV meds bring fw psycosis. If anyone has any information about this. it would help. Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) Read more »