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Should I Take Reyataz With Epzicom

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New to Reyataz/Epzicom ALT AST up

Hi,8 years on Trizivir/Kaletra, switched 6 weeks ago, ALT went from 37 to 117, AST from 19 to 83, No Hep history, have had all my shots and boosters. Lipids are great now but do I have to choose between lipids and liver or am I just acclimating?Tommy
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be unusual for Epzicom/Reyataz to cause isolated bump in transaminases when switching from Trizivir/Kaletra(usually see an increase in bilirubin). I Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz + Norvir every 24 hours

Hello,I've been with Truvada + Reyataz + Norvir for a little more than a year. My blood results are... Read more »


Hello!My 28-year-old bf has been hiv-positive for 20 months.His VL is at about 10,000 and his cd4... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...regimen without obvious side effects. Is this a good choice? Is it better to take Epzicom or Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) with Reyataz (atazanavir)? I've never taken meds before, and my doc tells me my choice is between Sustiva (efavirenz,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

CROI Conference Update

...TBR-652 and Vicriviroc New Drugs Will Need New Designs Mix and Match: Finding the Best of All Options Reyataz vs. Sustiva Epzicom vs. Truvada Evidence Shows That Treatment Helps Prevent Transmission of HIV Once-Daily Prezista ... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, November 2, 2010

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The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...effectiveness or more side effects. Alternativeregimens include: NNRTI-based regimens Sustiva (efavirenz) and Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) or Combivir Viramune (nevirapine) and Combivir ... Read more »
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Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which). Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking Read more »

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you may have. ... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi. I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000. I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of... Read more »

Starting Meds

Posted by Ronnie, 2 Replies
...After my doctor visit on Monday, he prescribed Reyataz and Epzicom. He faxed the orders to medco and they take about 2 weeks to arrive. Any suggestions from anyone who has been on this combination? Read more »