Sustiva And Truvada Combination
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Posted by richwales, 6 RepliesIm 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi.
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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Posted by soimnotalone, 2 RepliesI am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
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Posted by Anonymous, 8 RepliesWhen I first started using Sustiva and Truvada the pills seem to be beating the virus. My doctor is concerned that my numbers (VL#'s) keep going up and down. One 3 month period they will be as low as 245 the next 945 the next 485 and then 644. My... Read more »
Posted by younguk, 2 RepliesI am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the surface area of my inner thighs and upper back and is also present in significant amounts everywhere... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESBrian-Thanks for your post.I'd say that you've had an excellent and not unusual response to tenofovir/FTC (Truvada) and efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin)-- your drop in viral load is excellent as is your increase in CD4.There's some... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTruvada/Reyataz would likely have fewer side effects but is not recommended at present because of a negative effect of the tenofovir on the levels of Reyataz. For that reason it is recommended to boost the Reyataz with 100 mg ritonavir. That... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe barrier to resistance for Viramune is fairly similar to that for Sustiva so I would not worry alot about the particular aspect of the switch. Viramune has less central nervous system (including sleep) disturbance related side effects than... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.FTC and 3TC are very similar drugs. Hence, the regimen of efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) + tenofovir (Viread) + 3TC (Epivir) is very similar to one that uses FTC (Emtriva, part of Truvada or Atripla).This regimen was very popular... Read more »
Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study SaysGilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
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