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Trizivir

Brand name: Trizivir Generic name: abacavir sulfate (abacavir)/lamivudine/zidovudine, or ABC/3TC/AZT Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $1,734.09/month Standard Dose: One tablet (300 mg abacavir/150 mg lamivudine/300 mg zidovudine), twice a day, with or without food, with no dietary...
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trizivir and viread failing?

i was relocating from south cali. to north cali. in january of this year..i had a problem getting my meds here and ended up missing 4 days of the viread.. i was tested that week with my lab tests coming back as 730 cd4s and 500 in viral load..my...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
The circumstances you describe are not necessarily an indication of resistance to your current regimen, though they could be an early sign. 'Blips' of viral load increases between 50 and 1,000 are common, occuring in 40% of participants... Read more »

Trizivir or Viracept/Combivir

My T cell count is 132 and viral load 250000 I have never been on any hiv meds. I have met with 2 doctors. One is suggesting viracept/combivir and the other trizivir. Any help or insight you could give would be appreciated.....these are hard...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your question. You've raised the difficult, but very important question about which regimen to start with.With the understanding that you have moderately advanced AIDS and a relatively high baseline viral load; most opinion... Read more »

ANy generic medicines coming out soon??

Is there anyway that Trizivir or Sustiva will be out as generic medicines anytime soon? My mayor concern is that my insurance only pay 60% of my bills with regular medicines. With generics they pay 80% any suggestions similar to these medicines....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Sorry, but in the United States, none of your medications will be generic in the near- or intermediate-term future.Generic ddI is currently available and AZT (part of Trizivir) will be available in several months. BY... Read more »

trizivir or trizivir plus viramune

Last month, blood tests show a blip 50 instead of less than 40 on trizivir alone after being undetectable for 2 years. My doctor recommended adding viramune to preclude possible resistance with trizir alone. Please advise!...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
The use of trizivir alone has recently been shown to be less successful at controlling viral replication than three drug regimens containing efavirenz after 48 weeks. For this reason, many physicians are following patients on trizivir alone more... 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 at once if it was more convienent for me, because i take viread also, which is once a day, which would... Read more »

Trizivir??????

Posted by Anonymous
I am currently taking epivir, zerit and viracept, but am thinking of switching to Trizivir (epivir,retrovir and ziagen in one tablet). Does anyone have any experience with Trizivir? What kind of side effects? Does it contribute to lypodistrophy less... Read more »

Trizivir resistance

Posted by Anonymous
I was diagnosed in Nov. 2000 and started Trizivir immediatly bc of high VL and low CD4. Immediatly there were reluts and eventually became undetectable and stayed that way for over a year. Now my VL has been increasing but no CD4 decrease. Is... Read more »

trizivir

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone else who takes Trizivir have really severe stomach pain?
Also, I am batteling with Lymphoma. Read more »