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An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

eh-FAH-vih-rehnz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): EFV Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Efavirenz can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include serious psychiatric problems and liver problems. Contact your health care provider right away if you have any of the following symptoms that may signal psychiatric problems: ...
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Will Muiltivitamins and Minerals, Whey Protein and Caltrate 600+D Plus Minerals helps when i am taking Tenvir-Em + Stocrin?

Dear Dr Ben,Still remember me ? Ed from the beautiful Malaysia.....Dr Ben, I have started my first line treatment (Tenvir-Em + Strocin)last night. Wow ! I would termed it as 'wow', a 'wow' roller coaster ride which i had never...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Ed and good to hear from you again.1) Multivitamins don't interact with HIV medications in any appreciable way, so you are fine with what you're doing.2) Whey protein is also ok to take, though in general, I suggest that the best... Read more »

Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng having a baby next year.I have been on stocrin and truvada for the last two yrs.I know stocrin is not compatable with pregnancy so I need advice as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are many potential effective antiretroviral regimens from which to choose. Your best option depends on many factors, including resistance test results, previous medication history, drug allergies or intolerances, drug-drug interactions,... Read more »

Side effect of Stocrin and Truvada?

Only yesterday I began HIV treatment after testing positive via several rapid tests. My HIV confirmatory test and my viral load tests are still pending but with a CD4 count of 243 my doctors thought it fit to begin treatment. I have been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The Stocrine (efavirenz) often causes a range of odd brain/central nervous system side effects including perhaps the symptoms you describe so I would guess that the Stocrine is the likely cause. Most of those Stocrine effects when experienced occur... Read more »

Truvada and Stocrin

Hello, I had an unprotected sex with HIV positive person with undetectable viral load who was on Atripla. I went immediately for PEP and got Truvada/Stocrin combination. Right now it's my 21st day on PEP and I must say my body is not handling...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.There's a lot of variation in recommendations for PEP treatment. Some recommend only two NRTIs for exposures, so Truvada in this case would be adequate. It's also notable that no guidelines recommend using... Read more »
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