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Truvada And Renal Atrophy

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Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One tablet (300 mg Viread and 200
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Taking Truvada and need for practicing safer sex (TRUVADA PrEP, 2010)

I am HIV-. If I decide to take Truvada to lessen my chances of getting the virus from HIV+ partners, do I need to use condoms or will taking the medication be enough.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Condoms remain absolutely essential. Truvada does "lessen" the risk of HIV transmission, but it certainly doesn't completely eliminate it. See below. Condoms also provide Read more »

Truvada And Kidneys

I keep seeing questions here and other sites about Truvada and the kidneys. Many of them say they now have kidney problems with others just concerned they could develop problems. It seems to come up a lot. Now, I realize all the people who are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Kidney problems from the tenofovir in Truvada is more common in persons with pre-existing kidney problems (such as from diabetes, high blood pressure, or HIV kidney disease). Read more »

Switching from Kaletra/Truvada to Norvir/Reyataz/Truvada

Remember my post from 6 feb? Tomorrow my gf finally switches from Kaletra to Norvir/Reyataz. The doctor said her eyes might be a little yellow sometimes. Where does this come from? What other side effects can she expect? Greetings,G. The Netherlands
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello G,Thanks for your follow up. The yellowing of the eyes that your GF's doctor refers to is a side effect of the atazanavir (Reyataz). It's usually not a big issue, not of medical significant (other than the cosmetic appearance), but occurs in... Read more »

kaletra/truvada or viramune/truvada

After 7 years of being diagnosed with HIV now my CD4 97, VL 23,000, resistance test came back negative. I'm on bactrim, no oportunistic infections ever or any other illness, all other labs within normal ranges. My doctor advised me to take...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...down to an undetectable level. A recent study comparing kaletra and efavirenz (a cousin of nevirapine) combined with drugs like truvada demonstrated that efavirenz regimens got more people to undetectable compared to kaletra; however, those on... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

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

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
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Viread

...liver disease should be minimal. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use with caution and monitor closely when taking Viread, Truvada, or Atripla with... Read more »
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Emtriva

...shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Potential drug interactions: No significant drug interactions. Do not take Truvada, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Combivir, or Trizivir while taking Emtriva, since they contain Emtriva... Read more »
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isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 1 Reply
...im been on isentress and truvada for month and half and notice increased in blood pressure and any else had this problem. Will isentress cause this problem. Read more »

Those taking, Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I am wanting to hear from anyone who have experienced taking Raltegravir, Truvada & Atazanavir and how you have got on with the meds? I first started taking meds in May this year I was put on Truvda and Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just... Read more »