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Truvada And Depression

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Reyetaz, Norvir, Truvada and Major Depressive Disorder

Hello and thank you in advance for answering my question. When I was first diagnosed with AIDS about 6 years ago I started on Sustiva/Epzicom and within about 2 years I was experiencing major depressive symptoms. After denying that the cause was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Depression is common in the general population so was observed in studies with atazanavir but not a clearly higher rate than with comparator regimens so I would take issue with the statement that depression is a common direct side effect of... Read more »

Anxiety and Depression worse since using Isentress and Truvada

I have a question regarding Isentress. I began using it along with Truvada in 2009 and noticed my... Read more »

Bad Reaction to both Intelence/Truvada, and Isentress/Truvada

I recently started medication for HIV for the very first time. My doctor first put me on... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) |... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabina)

¿Qué es Truvada? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Truvada? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Truvada? ¿Cuáles son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Reacciona Truvada con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué es... Read more »

Starting HIV Treatment Amidst Anger and Depression

Greg Freeman It's never an easy decision when it comes to treatment. I wasn't even sure I could accept that I was HIV positive. So many aspects of my life felt -- and were -- really uncertain. It was August 2010 when I found out that I was HIV... Read more »
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Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with,... Read more »

Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
Thanks for responding ;) Read more »

Atripla vs. Complera vs. Truvada: How to decide?!?

Posted by TheGoodLife, 5 Replies
I've combed over these three drugs and it all runs in circles. I lean toward one then the other. Can any one offer their experience as a reference? Read more »

New Drug Depression

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently starting taking Sustiva and Truvada. I was fortunate not to have any off the wall side effects or insane dreams to keep me up at night... however, I am having tremendous depression and feelings of being lost. I feel like a drone just... Read more »