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Side Effects Of Truvada

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Side Effects (Truvada & Efavenerz)

I have been started on HIV theraphy (Truvada & Efavenerz) one tab each every 24hrs. I started this on 17th Nov. I take the med in the evening at 9pm and go straight to bed. I have very painful head muscles, headache, I feel like my head is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You could well be having a number of efavirenz (Sustiva)related side effects that often peak in the first several weeks and then diminish. Other conditions could be involved such as immune reconstitution Read more »

What are the deadly side effects of Truvada and Reyataz combo

Hi, I am really not feeling very well right now as I am typing. I have started taking 2, 200MG... Read more »

Is this a side effect of Stocrin and Truvada?

My partner started stocrin and truvada 3 weeks ago and now his ankle is swollen. He occasionally... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear over time. The most common side effects of Truvada are the same as with tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva). They include headache,... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...should always take Truvada as their doctors prescribe. Recommended Daily Dose xxx --> Contraindications Warnings and side effects of Truvada may be similar to those for both of the medicines separately. (See individual drug fact sheets for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

...Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) ... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada and Epizcom are Similar in Their Ability to Suppress HIV

...equal to Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) in their abilities to suppress viral loads. Each of the combination pills had unique side effects, which likely mark the major difference when deciding which therapy to choose. STEAL enrolled 360 people... Read more »
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Day three of treatment....

Posted by mspguy, 2 Replies
...I have been taking the meds since Wednesday morning - Issentress in the AM and PM, and Truvada in the PM. Initally side effects were just an upset stomach with the Truvada, but nothing that eating raw vegetables would not cause : ). Feeling good Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. ... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side effects to speak of. I hear it improves overall energy. My thinking is "If it... Read more »