Side Effects Of Epzicom And Reyataz And Norvir
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Posted by MondoIs there anyone here 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'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 these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi.
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 it?
Thank... Read more »
Posted by light001, 3 Replieshello
Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »
Posted by cm82391, 4 RepliesI'm taking a combination of the the three and i'm breaking out HORRIBLY!!!
Is anyone else on these meds and having this issues? Or one of the three above?
Or do I just have really bad skin? Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I agree Norvir-boosted Reyataz plus Truvada is the "preferred" regimen. The most common reasons for recommending an alternative regimen are: (1) resistance to one or more components in the preferred regimen, (2) intolerance or side... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.The combination of Epzicom, Norvir and Reyataz should be a reasonable one for you. The resistance testing suggest that you only had resistance to the non-nuke part of your previous regimen, leaving the nukes and PIs as fully... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Both Epzicom (Kivexa) and Truvada are readily dosed once-daily; there should be no problem taking your medicine between 0500 and 1000 AM daily.Let us know how the switch works out for you.Be well,BY... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thank you for posting.First off, I tend to continue successful treatments in my patients unless there's a compelling reason to switch. When switching, therefore, I'm looking to assess the risks and benefits to the individual for... Read more »
A Slice of Atazanavir, but Hold the Ritonavir: Switch to Unboosted Dose Still Effective After 120 Weeks, With Good Lipid FindingsSwitching from a regimen containing Reyataz (atazanavir) boosted with Norvir (ritonavir) to a regimen that cuts out the Norvir doesn't hurt the regimen's effectiveness and doesn't compromise its safety, according to 120-week results from a study... Read more »
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