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Switch From Truvada To Combivir

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Switched to Truvada from Combivir -- viral rebound

Hello Dr Conway,My Fiance who is 42 yrs old African American, found out 13 yrs ago that she was HIV positive. She started meds 4 yrs ago, taking Combivir & Sustiva until 4 mths ago when she switched to Truvada & Sustiva, because of muscle & fat...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...the cell longer than it is needed. In fact, the emtricitabine part of the Truvada is better than the lamivudine part of the Combivir in this respect.3) There is absolutely no rationale to give any part of Truvada twice a day ot enhance its... Read more »

Switched from Combivir and Viracep to Truvada, Reyataz and Novir

What should I doif this combination is aking me have stomach problems?I have a pain on my right... Read more »

switching combivir to truvada

I have been on kaletra and combivir combination for 2 years. I have undetectable viral load and no... Read more »
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Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

...2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people who switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control of HIV replication, had improvements in blood lipids,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

...antiretroviral drug Truvada is more effective at slowing the progression of HIV than GlaxoSmithKline 's twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, according to preliminary data released on Thursday from Gilead's Phase III clinical trial, the Raleigh ... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
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Combivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 »

med changes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How is treatment going with Truvada/Sustiva? Any side effects? How are your numbers? Energy level? Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
...hello Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are Read more »

LABS....

Posted by wdhjlr
...PROBABLY POSITIVE 8 -10YRS BEFORE THAT? CURRENT AGE 56YR. ON BOOSTED REYATAZ, TRUVADA GOING ON 2YR, AFTER SWITCHING FROM KALETRA, COMBIVIR DUE TO LIPO, METABOLIC PROBLEMS. CD4'S STAYING GOOD RANGE BETWEEN 300-500. IT'S MY VIRAL LOAD THAT... Read more »