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Side Effects Of Sustiva And Combivir

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Sustiva/Combivir or Viracept/Combivir

Two questions. 1) I was on Sustiva & Combivir and tested postive for THC. I am not using any illegal contraband. SO I went off both drugs. Could the combination of these two drugs cause this?2) They want me to go on Viracept with Combivir,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thank you for your questions.To answer your first question, the use of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) can occasionally cause false positive tests for marijuana. As you point out, this is not the result of the use of marijuana or other recreational... Read more »

sustiva/combivir side effects

I seroconverted a little over one month ago, and was started on Combivir and Sustiva right away. I... Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking sustiva and combivir for 2 years and I am fine with it but, recenly i am losing my... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Sustiva: Personal Experiences With the New NNRTI Part I: Hail to Sustiva

There has been much said about the new NNRTI (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor). Some of the press has been good, such as its once-daily dosing and the fact that there are no food restrictions as with many of the protease inhibitors.... Read more »
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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Pregnancy Starting Treatment Do I need to... Read more »
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Sustiva Study Finds Ethnicity, Quality of Life Predict Treatment Outcomes

A study published in the journal AIDS found that ethnicity and quality of life measures affected how likely people were to experience failure on a regimen with Sustiva (efavirenz). The analysis from ACTG A5095 adds to a growing sense of unease... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
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Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
I have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever.
I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my viral load is then.
I have not had any... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva Combo

Posted by Anonymous
Hiya....My dad started on meds 3 weeks ago. He had pneumonia and was hospitilised for two weeks and took strong antibiotics for 3 weeks, in the third week he started on combivir and sustiva. When his antibiotics course finished, he felt quite good... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »