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Sustiva And Combivir Combination

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What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor and Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations With Protease Inhibitors Combinations With Integrase Inhibitors What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They...
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Sustiva/Combivir or Viracept/Combivir

Two questions. 1) I was on Sustiva & Combivir and tested postive for THC. I am not using any illegal contraband. SO I went off both drugs. Could the combination of these two drugs cause this?2) They want me to go on Viracept with Combivir,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.To answer your first question, the use of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) can occasionally cause false positive tests for marijuana. As you point out, this is not the result of the use of marijuana or other recreational... Read more »

Sustiva/Combivir to Sustiva/Epivir/Viread?

Hello, I am 21 yrs. old and have been HIV+ for two years. I am currently and have only been on Sustiva/Combivir. I started seeing a new doc and he made the suggestion of changing to Sustiva/Epivir/Viread. I have done my research and it seems like...
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 is <50 copies/mL, this is a very reasonable switch. A study that was reported (Study 903) by Gilead pharmaceuticals a few weeks ago (See report at www.gilead.com) found that the combination of Sustiva, Epivir and Viread... Read more »

epzicom/sustiva or combivir/sustiva

Hi Dr. Young! I am 37, have been HIV positive for about 2 years and had continuously drop in cd4 cells, now 345 and my doctor wants me to start treatment. He offers 2 possible treatment epzicom(here kivexa)/sustiva(here stocrin) or combivir/sustiva...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.First off, I'd agree that if your willing and able to be adherent to medications, with a CD4 count around 350, it would be best to consider treatment.Both Epzicom (Kivexa) and Combivir are... 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 »
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Combivir and Sustiva Combo

Posted by Anonymous
Hiya....My dad started on meds 3 weeks ago. He had pneumonia and was hospitilised for two weeks and took strong antibiotics for 3 weeks, in the third week he started on combivir and sustiva. When his antibiotics course finished, he felt quite good... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year?
I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2.
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First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »