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Side Effects Of Sustiva And Truvada

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Side effects Atripla vs Sustiva/Truvada

HelloAbout 2 weeks ago, I switched from 2 pills a day (sustiva and Truvada) to one pill a day (Atripla). I understand that the only difference is the number of pills. While on the 2 pills, I had been getting a warm slightly high feeling or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The chemicals used for packaging the meds and the exact kinetics of drug absorption may vary between Sustiva/Truvada and Atripla to a modest extent possibly explaining why some patients tolerate one form of the meds better than the other. Read more »

sustiva/truvada side effects

i was on atripla once a day and the pharmacy ran out so they gave me sustiva and truvada one pill... Read more »

sustiva/truvada side effects

I switched from sustiva & combivir to sustiva/truvada 7 months ago. After 3 months i started having... Read more »
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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 »
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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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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...for now. What do you think? After a few months on Truvada + Sustiva I realized that the side effects of Sustiva were not subsiding. Can I safely switch back to my old regimen? Side Effects I have been struggling with gastritis since... Read more »
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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 »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... 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 »

med changes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How is treatment going with Truvada/Sustiva? Any side effects? How are your numbers? Energy level? Read more »