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Side Effects Of Sustiva And Viread And Emtriva

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Emtriva

Brand name: Emtriva Generic name: emtricitabine, or FTC Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.gilead.com , (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235) AWP: $504.37/month for 200 mg capsules; $110.38 for 170 mL solution (10 mg/mL) Standard Dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, with no dietary restrictions. The dosing needs to be adjusted for...
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From Sustiva/Combivir to Viread/Emtriva/Sustiva

As always, many thanks to the experts on this forum...your work is widely read and appreciated.I've been on Sustiva/Combivir Since September '03, or about 9 months. I've had great results #-wise, going to undetectable. However, in...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
a) I cannot say if YOU will suffer side effects, but based on the numbers, it is likely that the switch will be ok for you. b) Even though AZT only causes anemia in a low percentage of cases, if you are one of those cases of 5 out of 100, it... Read more »

From Sustiva/Combivir to Viread/Emtriva/Sustiva

As always, many thanks to the experts on this forum...your work is widely read and appreciated. I've been on Sustiva/Combivir Since September '03, or about 9 months. I've had great results #-wise, going to undetectable. However, in...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
a. No.b. Yes.c. No.... Read more »

Sustiva, Viread, Emtriva as once daily

I've been my initial 3 drug cocktail for several years now, but am considering switching due to side effects.I tested positive in 1996. My physician recommended Sustiva, Zerit, and Ziagen and I have stuck with this combination ever since. My...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
so long as your viral load has always been <50 on this regimen, I don't think there is any reason why you should not be able to take and succeed with Sustiva/Viread/Emtriva. If you were my patient, I would have no problem making the switch.... Read more »

sustiva, viread and emtriva

My viral load is 15.000 and my cd4 320. My doctor suggested a once daily therapy with sustiva, viread and emtriva. Do you think is it a good combination? Is it dangerous for lipoatrophy?ThanksPedro...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Pedro-This is an attractive and increasingly popular regimen for several reasons. First, it is once a day. Second, it requires you to take only two pills a day and it is likley these will be combined to a single pill in the near future.... Read more »
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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 »

viread

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg and noticed increased lipo or new lipo or hair loss?

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sustiva side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
are you on sustiva? if so how long does the high feeling last...i've been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but... Read more »

About to start meds need advice please..Sustiva/Tr

Posted by HudsonJet, 3 Replies
I'm newly diagnosed positve (last week) and scared to death to say the least. My t-cell count was 248 (awaiting viral load results) My Doc suggested that he might start me on Sustiva and Truvada and I was wondering what anyone knew of these drugs... Read more »