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Trizivir And Allergy Risk

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sulfa allergy and emtriva

I was told that since my daughter has an allergy to sulfa medication that she would most likley not be able to take trizavir because of the rash, but now she is on emtriva and has had a reaction with fever and hives, vominting and the shakes, her...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear Mom,There is no increased risk of allergic reaction to trizivir in persons with sulfa allergy. One of the medications in Trizivir is abacavir (also part of ziagen Read more »

trizivir vs. combivir with sustiva

Dear Doctors,Thank you very much for considering these questions!!I started combivir and sustiva in... Read more »

Change in Mediation-Epzicom

Hello, I am making an inquiry on behalf of a friend who does not have access to a computer in order... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...greater than 250 (includingpregnant women) and men with CD4 cell counts above 400 at the time of startingtreatment have a higher risk of serious liver damage. Careful dosing and livermonitoring is needed when starting Viramune. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...hypersensitivity reaction . The FDA recommends a genetic test before using abacavir. This blood test identifies people at high risk of developing the hypersensitivity reaction. People who have this reaction have to stop taking abacavir and ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...see which other drugs work best with Trizivir.Trizivir does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Trizivir comes in tablet form and is taken by... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

...worsens with every dose. See Ziagen and tips below. Some observational studies seemed to indicate that abacavir may increase the risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, in people with greater risk factors (such as smoking,... Read more »
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Trizivir

Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
...I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills Read more »

Allergies and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know its allergy season and even thjough I've never had allergies I am wondering if allergies could be a symptom of HIV. I tested negative after Read more »

Allergies autoimmune disease?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are allergies considered autoimmune diseases and therefore push back the window period? I seem to have allergies right now (dust bothering me BIG TIME never before) and tested negative @ 205 days. Should I be worried? I also read in the forum that... Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...you look over at the "just tested positive" and a couple other forums, you will see that more than one person said that the allergy/sinus infection actually WAS a symptom for them. Sinus infections they couldn't get rid of, allergies they'd never... Read more »