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Switch From Sustiva To Intelence

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Intelence vs. Sustiva

I take Sustiva, Selzentry, Epzicom and Viread. Selzentry must be doubled (600 mg, twice a day) because of Sustiva. Can I switch to Intellence and go to 300 mg twice a day on Selzentry? I show resistance to Sustiva, but have taken it for the last...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It's not possible for me to give you a well-informed answer on the basis of the information that you have provided. In an earlier case today, I noted that the more complex a regimen and past treatment regimen, the less likely it is that I... Read more »

Intelence and dementia?

My doctor recently switched me from Atripla to a combination of Intelence and Truvada, mostly due... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on... Read more »
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FAQs About Intelence (Etravirine)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Basics | Drug Resistance | Side Effects Basics Can I take Intelence just once a day? What kind of meal should I eat before... Read more »
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Switch to Viramune Safe for Some Who Can't Tolerate Sustiva

A poster presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that it was generally safe to substitute Viramune (nevirapine) for Sustiva (efavirenz) when people were experiencing unacceptable side effects. The study, while small,... Read more »
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Intelence Now for Kids Ages 6 and Older

The HIV drug Intelence (etravirine) received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use by children ages six to 18 weighing at least 35 pounds , who have previous anti-HIV treatment experience. This includes children whose virus... Read more »
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Two Studies Look at Intelence

Two posters looking at the new NNRTI Intelence (etravirine, TMC-125) were presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC. One study found that the amount of time it took people to achieve full control of HIV while on Intelence did... 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 »

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 »

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 year I seemed fine, but I eventually didn't want to talk to anyone or... Read more »

sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone have anything to share on their experience with sustiva?(good or bad) and legnth of time they've been taking it and if they swicthed from a pi because of lipo or something else and their side effects got better. I have been having a... Read more »