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Side Effects Of Viramune And Truvada

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Truvada+Kaletra or Truvada+Viramune

Hi, I'm ready to start meds for first time and my Dr. has recommended two options for me. Truvada+Kaletra or Truvada+Viramune. I would like the option that has the least side effects and least toxic. I'm a little concerned with the...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Both of those regimens are very effective in treating HIV, but the side effects profiles are quite different. Kaletra has been associated more with gastrointestinal side effects, such a change in bowel movements, and alterations on your lipids,... Read more »

Truvada & Viramune side effects

I have been treatment naive for just over 4 years and recently started on Truvada & Viramune... Read more »

truvada/sustiva-viramune/truvada

I am what I guess is referred to as "treatment naive". I have been HIV+ since 2001.... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) |... Read more »
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La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Viramune (Nevirapine, NVP)

  Nombre de Marca: Viramune Nombre Común: nevirapine (NVP) Clase: análogo no-nucleósido (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del no-nucleósido, NNRTI, siglas en inglés) Dosis estándar: Una... Read more »
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Once-Daily "Extended" Formulation of Nevirapine Holds Up Well in 48-Week Study Results

A once-daily, extended-release form of Viramune (nevirapine) in development appears to be as safe and effective as the twice-daily, immediate-release form currently on the market, according to 48-week study results presented at ICAAC 2010. Viramune... Read more »
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Formulaciones de Tratamientos Antirretrovirales

Clase y Nombre Genérico Marca y Otros Nombres Cápsulas Tabletas Líquido Polvo Via Intravenosa Inhibidores de la transcriptasa inversa no análogos de los nucleósidos (ITINN) Delavirdina Rescriptor, DLV X         ... Read more »
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Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that normally. Had to be the body adjusting... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... Read more »

Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
I am on about day 45 of this regimen, my first. Reached undetectable under 30 days, will see doc again on September 7, 6 days away. I have to do labs prior to going, and I gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days.

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