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Side Effects Of Truvada And Lexiva And Norvir

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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
...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 first... Read more »

medication changes

I'm a woman in mid-40's who has been on Viracept and cCombivir since 1998 when I became infected... 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 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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Cause and (Side) Effects

...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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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Drug name Drug class How many times a day the drug is usually taken Some of the side effects the drug may have We have also listed the drug makers and their Web address so you can... Read more »
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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
...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 »


Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
hello 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 he correct are... Read more »