Sustiva And Truvada Combination

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Results with Truvada/Sustiva combination

I recently was diagnosed and believe I have been positive for about a year to a year and a half. During my March tests, my viral load had jumped from around 100,000 in December to greater than 500,000. For this same test period my CD4 stayed around...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Brian-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 difference in Read more »

Accidentally took wrong combination

At some point, im not sure, I took the wrong combination of pills. I accidentally took two sustivas... Read more »

Sustiva and Food

...I'm using the Sustiva and Truvada combination but find it difficult to take Sustiva on an empty Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

...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 International Focus reports. In order to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...durable and long-lasting -- earning it a place on the treatment guidelines preferred regimen backbones. And like the other combos, combining the drugs extends their patent life for the company -- an added incentive beyond the convenience of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Expected to Approve Gilead, Bristol-Myers Squibb Once-a-Day Combination Antiretroviral Pill this week to approve Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb 's once daily antiretroviral treatment regimen that combines BMS' Sustiva and Gilead's Truvada into a single pill, the New York Times reports (Pollack, New York Times , 7/9). The two... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...infection in 2002. This antiretroviral can be used in several combinations, but its main use is when it is taken in combination with Truvada in the fixed dose combination called Atripla (tenofovir/emtricitabine/efavirenz). This combination is... Read more »
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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) Read more »

New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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. Thank... Read more »

Out of the shadows

Posted by nwdoug, 4 Replies
..."us" in the shadows who haven't quite come to terms with "coming out" of the HIV closet. And oh, by the way I started my meds (Sustiva/Truvada) several weeks ago, looking forward to the "vivid" dreams and to date, NOTHING HAS HAPPEND! No dreams,... Read more »

Houston, I'm experiencing some Atripla issues...

Posted by still_here, 2 Replies
...FEEL LIKE CRAAAAAAP!!! I started Atripla on 7/28, and haven't really felt like myself. I started 10/3/05 with Sustiva & Truvada- the 1st 2 weeks were miserable, but progressivly better. But the Atripla is giving me the same types of side... Read more »