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Side Effects Of Truvada Vs Combivir

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Time to drug resistance Truvada vs. Combivir

Hi Dr. Sherer,I have several questions about drug resistane.My first question is if you take one first line HAART treatment in the NRTIs category and later become resistant to that drug can you switch to another NRTI or are all of the drugs in that...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...which you can ask your doctor.You should discuss your headaches with your doctor and come to a decision. Headaches are a common side effect of AZT, and not of tenofovir or FTC, so it may be useful to try a switch to reduce or eliminate your... Read more »

switching combivir to truvada

I have been on kaletra and combivir combination for 2 years. I have undetectable viral load and no... Read more »

Assessing first therapy options vs. side effects

I was very recently diagnosed (4 weeks ago) and my levels are: CD 1055, VL 70,000. My doctor is... Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to Read more »
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Combivir

...zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One... 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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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 »

First Lab results - to med or not to med?

Posted by vbd1966, 2 Replies
...presented are: 1) Atripla, 2) Truvada & Intelence or 3) Truvada & Isentress. I'm going to check out the meds and their side-effects before making any kind of decision, but also interested in your take. Does it make sense to go on meds... 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 »

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 »