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Switch From Combivir Sustiva To Atripla Not Fully Supressed

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combivir/sustiva switch to Atripla

Hello Dr. Dejesus, My question to you is what do I do when I get the atripla? you see I'm currently taking combivir and sustiva and my dr switched those to meds to the atripla. I want to know that when I get the med which will be tues nov 25th...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

It is really not that complex to switch. One day you take the Combivir and Sustiva, the way that you have done for a long time. The next day, you do not take any medications in the morning, and start the Atripla at night; no weaning off, not... Read more »

Switching from Sustiva/Combivir to Atripla

Hello. I've enjoyed reading your forum off and on over the last couple of years. I now find... Read more »

Sustiva, Combivir switching to Atripla

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Switching From Atripla to Complera

Now that the best-selling Atripla has a real competitor, an important question becomes, can people switch from Atripla to the new Complera? While switching to a new and improved drug or regimen is common, there was a concern about switching here... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »

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 »

Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
I have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever.
I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my viral load is then.
I have not had any... Read more »

switching to Atripla >worried

Posted by mauka, 8 Replies
My doc convinced me to switch to Atripla since after taking crixivan for about ten years my triglycerides are pretty dang high(over 600). I've been taking Norvir, Crixivan and Truvada and the idea of just taking one pill a day is a dream indeed,... Read more »