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Tenofovir And Proteinuria

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Epzicom + Kaletra

I am 37 y/o male CD4 569, VL undetectable. Have been taking Kaletra/truvada for aprox 5 years never missed a dose. On recent labs I was told I presented with 30+ proteinuria attributed to truvada use. After sensitivity testing to abacavir, my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Your's is an important question. Tenofovir (TDF, part of Truvada and Atripla) is rarely associated with kidney injury; the risk of TDF-associated injury seem to be higher Read more »

swtching from truvada to combivir

I've been on the same combo of meds since I started the pills 5 years ago. I have been on truvada... Read more »

Ibuprofen and Viread

I have heard that Viread can affect the kidneys, and so too can Ibuprofen. Is taking these two... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tenofovir and the Kidneys

... The anti-HIV drug tenofovir (Viread, and in Atripla and Truvada) is an effective part of combination therapy for HIV. The kidneys process tenofovir and Read more »
The Body PRO

No Major Renal Problems With Tenofovir Were Identified in the Naive Population Evaluated in the GS 903 Study

...With only two years of collected data, the GS 903 study from Gilead Sciences has already proved that the combination of tenofovir DF (TDF, Viread), 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir) and efavirenz (EFV, Sustiva) is very effective in controlling viral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

... What Is Tenofovir? Who Should Take Tenofovir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Tenofovir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

... te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Name(s): Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir, GS-4331-05, PMPA Prodrug, TDF, Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Tenofovir... Read more »
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Posted by garret99
...Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and tenofovir.....my doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to 260 and my viral Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »

Tenofovir

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm just starting treatment and my doctor who does things differently recommended tenofovir...I know it's a new drug. Has anyone any experience with it? Read more »

Do other people feel "static" on your skin?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
...problem" to me in so far as it is slightly disconcerting to my partner, when touching me. The drugs I am taking are: Nevirapine Tenofovir Lamivudine If anyone else has experienced this sensation when touching another person's skin, or anyone... Read more »