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Sustiva Plus Combivir

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sustiva plus combivir

I just got my first scrip, sustiva and combivir. Is there anything I should be wary of with this combo of drugs? Concerns about lipodystrophy?
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...The first things to watch out for are nausea (from the AZT in combivir) and the sustiva dreams. After that you may gain 2-4lbs in weight. This regimen was, on average, not associated with fat loss Read more »

Trizivir plus Sustiva, Versus Combivir plus Sustiva?

What's the chief benefit of sticking with a Trizivir+Sustiva regimen, versus reducing drug count by... Read more »


I really need some help and advice and hope someone can tell me what I need to know.I started my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Studies: Newer HIV Drugs More Tolerable for Many

...regimen. A new Pfizer report analyzed older data from a 48-week study of 417 patients who took either Selzentry plus Combivir or Sustiva plus Combivir. In both groups, 68 percent achieved an undetectable viral load. Just 4.2 percent of Selzentry... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...makedosing easier. There are five combination pills approved: Atripla (Sustiva plus Emtriva plus Viread) Combivir (Retrovir plus Epivir) Epzicom (Epivir plus Ziagen) Trizivir (Retrovir plus... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...last CD4 count was 345. I've been offered to start treatment with either Videx (didanosine, ddI), Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC) and Sustiva; or Combivir (AZT/3TC) and Sustiva. Which combination is better? I just started taking Sustiva and Truvada... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...contained in Atripla: Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread. Do not take Sustiva, Emtriva, Truvada, Viread, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Combivir, or Trizivir, while taking Atripla, since these medications are already in Atripla or have equivalent... Read more »
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Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
...viral load is then. I have not had any side affects from meds but am so tired! Any of you feel tired from either combivir or sustiva?? Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
...but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues... My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra this past Friday, though he wasn't there in person to answer my questions so I have held off on... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva Combo

Posted by Anonymous
...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 for a week, apart from an irratating rash all... Read more »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be Read more »