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combivir sustiva to atripla

I have been on combivir and sustiva for 6yrs.Cd4 654 and vl 78.I switched to Atripla 7days ago so far no problems.Do you think my vl of 78 is ok for the switch or should I have been ud for this to be a safe change.My vl for the past few years has...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...would not suppress a person with higher viral loads. Certainly the Atripla should work at least as well as the combivir and sustiva since 2 of the 3 medicines in Atripla are essentially the same as in your old combo and the third (tenofovir)... Read more »

Intelence vs. Sustiva

I take Sustiva, Selzentry, Epzicom and Viread. Selzentry must be doubled (600 mg, twice a day)... Read more »

Sustiva and fatigue (SUSTIVA AND FATIGUE)

After five years of being POZ I started Sustiva 2/7/08 (no previous combo or resistance issues... Read more »
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Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also Read more »
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Case Report Shows Gingko May Interact With Sustiva

... In a Dutch case study of one individual living with HIV, gingko biloba appeared to interact with the HIV drug Sustiva (efavirenz), causing it to fail in this person. The data were reported in AIDS in June 2009. The 47-year-old man had been on Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Efavirenz (Sustiva)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Efavirenz? Efavirenz is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Sustiva or Stocrin. It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under... Read more »
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SUSTIVA and mental issues

Posted by LivingExample
...Just wondering if anyone else was taking Sustiva/Epzicom or Sustiva and something else and experienced extreme social anxiety issues as well as depression and fatigue. The first Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... 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) Read more »

Wild dreams on Sustiva!

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...I have had some crazy dreams while on Suativa! I never had dreams like I have been having! I have been taking Sustiva for almost a year nos so when are these wierd dreams going to stop? My dreams consist of people swimming in a clear blue ocean Read more »