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Side Effects Of Viramune And Epzicom

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sustiva/truvada or epzicom/viramune

my doctor wants me to take meds...he says viramune/epzicom is better....i think sustiva/truvada is better...what do you think? my t cells have been ranging from 200 to 340 for 2 years now and my viral load has stayed under 7 thousand. i feel...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Dear K-There are a lot of options for first-line treatments for HIV. Without all the details of your particular clinical situation, I'd be remiss to try to fully second guess your doctor, but since you've asked, here's some of the... Read more »

Trizivir ONLY VS Epzicom/Viramune

Undetectable wuth 1100 TCs currently(9 years hiv pos)Is this OK to stopeffects of AZT on muscle... Read more »

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My doctor recently switched me from Isentress, Viramune and Viread (which I had been taking for... Read more »
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Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »


Posted by dElle, 6 Replies
Hello everyone. I just wanted to get some feedback on anyone who is taking antidepressants. I have been + for over 3 years and am taking Epzicom and Sustiva. HIV has not taken over my life and I am fairly well adjusted (numbers are great too). ... Read more »


Posted by italiameri, 4 Replies
GAS - Yes, I know - it s a subject some consider too silly to discuss and many of us simply accept as part of the package but man - it is bad. Am on Viramune/Truvada. Have done food allergy tests etc to no avail. Am lactose intolerant but that is it... Read more »

Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
Hi, newly infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of... Read more »