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Should I Take Truvada With Lexiva And Norvir

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I was recently diagnosed with HIV and the tests showed a T-Cell count of 170 and viral load of 300,000+. My biggest concern with starting any drug therapy is side effects. So I really wasn't concerned about how many pills and how big the pills are....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...medications that you started on-- it's actually one of the most popular first-line regimens in our office. Most of the fosamprenavir (Lexiva, Telzir) rashes that I've seen have occured in the first couple of weeks of treatment and are typically... Read more »

beginning regimen of Norvir, Lexiva, Truvada

My son is HIV positiveand in az prison. His doctors have decidied with his approval to start him on... Read more »

Lexiva/Truvada/Norvir and benzos

HiI am on the HAART combo in the title.I have in the past taken a valium or xanax on occasion.... Read more »

Recommended HIV Treatment Regimens

...anti-HIV medications from at least two different classes. Reyataz: an anti-HIV medication. Reyataz is also called atazanavir. Truvada: two anti-HIV medicationsEmtriva and Viread combined in a single pill. Emtriva and Viread are also called... Read more »

Regímenes Terapéuticos Recomendados para el VIH

...personas que reciben TARGA por primera vez están los siguientes (por ordenalfabético): Atripla * Kaletra ** + Truvada Lexiva + Norvir + Truvada Prezista + Norvir + Truvada Reyataz + Norvir + Truvada Sustiva * + Truvada ... Read more »
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...any changes since my viral load has always been undetectable and I've always had high CD4 counts. My doctor wants to put me on Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) and Lexiva (fosamprenavir, Telzir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir). I'm fearful of changing... Read more »
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Combinaciones Claves de Medicamentos Contra el VIH, por Clase: Ventajas y Desventajas

...Kaletra + Retrovir + Emtriva Regímenes Alternativos Kaletra + (Epzicom o Truvada) Reyataz + (Combivir, Epzicom o Truvada) Lexiva + (Combivir, Epzicom o Truvada) Lexiva + Norvir + (Combivir, Epzicom o Truvada) 3 NRTIs Fácil adherencia... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

almost undetectible

Posted by dmak, 2 Replies
...I was diagnosed with AIDS last October. I had a T-Cell count of 88 and viral load of 204,000. Atfter 6 months on Lexiva / Truvada / Norvir regimen my T-Cells are 420 and my viral load is 79. I'm hoping to make it to undetectible by my 9 month... Read more »

Just diagnosed

Posted by Amadoda, 5 Replies
I was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago during a hospitalization. It actually came as less than a shock and a surprise to me as I have suspected it for a long while and have simply had the worst case of denial of anyone on the planet I think. The bad... Read more »

Newly diagnosed. Need to chat, find support

Posted by Amadoda, 6 Replies
...breath etc has begun to abate. Is this just mind over matter?? Can the medication regime be working that quickly? (Truvada +Lexiva + Norvir) Also I do not appear to experience the problms I read about here in terms of side-effects. Is this... Read more »