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Truvada And The Liver

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Truvada Bad for Liver

I understand that Truvada is very bad for my liver. Is there something else I can take instead that works just as well and is not bad for my liver?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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I'm not sure where your getting your information.It's widely acknowledged that tenofovir (TDF) and FTC (the two parts of Truvada) are generally very well tolerated with very rare rates of toxicity. Liver toxicity is not considered one of... Read more »

Is Atripla less toxic residue than Truvada + Sustiva for Liver concerned patient

I have a question about the regimen that is proper for HBV and HIV. I am about to switch my regimen... Read more »

Kidney and liver damage with isentress and truvada

I have been taking Truvada and Isentress for 15 months. I was diagnosed less than 2 yrs ago. Im... Read more »
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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 React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to fight... 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 »
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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): FTC/TDF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection; Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to... Read more »
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Truvada and Epizcom are Similar in Their Ability to Suppress HIV

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, data from the Australian STEAL study show Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine) is equal to Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine) in their abilities to suppress viral loads. Each of the... Read more »
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Started taking Truvada for PEP...any tips?

Posted by glam89, 1 Reply
Im starting Truvada for 30 days and i know there are going to be side effects but do anyone have any tips for me to make it a bit easier. What pain reliever fever reducer medications can i take without it damaging my liver even more? Is Ibuprofen... Read more »

Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
I am on about day 45 of this regimen, my first. Reached undetectable under 30 days, will see doc again on September 7, 6 days away. I have to do labs prior to going, and I gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days.

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drugs that can be used with norvair and truvada

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am resistant to Sustiva and have a rash because of the Reyataz. what other combinations of drugs can be used with truvada and norvair? Read more »