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Side Effects Of Lexiva And Truvada

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Chemo for lymphoma and HIV treatment

I am undergoing chemo for ileal lymphoma using CHOP. I was just disgnosed (absl CD4: 191, VL: 100,000) The chemo is kicking my butt with side-effects, and i am afraid to begin my HIV drugs for fear of layering more side-effects. HIV regimine: ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...with your CHOP. I have had reasonable success initiating such regimens in the midst of chemotherapy. The major category of side effects for ritonavir/Lexiva/Truvada relates to the gut but are usually manageable and often diminish after the... Read more »

Side Effects of HIV MEDS (Bad Dreams)

I am taking Epzicom (abacavir sulfate and lamivudine) and Lexiva (fosamprenavir calcium) and am... Read more »

Switch off of Atripla due to bad headaches?

I was taking Crixivan, Norvir and Truvada for quite a while. T cells were over 1000 and viral load... Read more »
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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... Table of Contents Introduction Nucleoside and Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...recommended that people wait longer before starting HIVtreatment. This was because of concerns about the HIV drugs, such as sideeffects and difficult dosing schedules. It was thought that HIV was not asharmful as possible drug side effects in... Read more »
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Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 600 mg tablet, Read more »
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Cause and (Side) Effects

...the drug's page for details, or refer to the manufacturer's package insert for a full, comprehensive list of potential drug side effects. Remember that side effects may or may not occur. Some are more common than others, and individuals react... Read more »
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Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »

Emtriva, Reyataz, Videx Ec

Posted by pooo, 3 Replies
...Are any of you on Emtriva, Reyataz or Videx Ec?? If so how are you doing on them and have you had any side effects? Read more »

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 »

I don't know if I can do this...

Posted by allentownboy, 13 Replies
...Please, someone share their own experiences with meds and help me to feel some hope. I am terrified. PS: I was started on Lexiva Norvir Truvada Isentress Read more »