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Truvada Drowsiness

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truvada, pep, drowsiness - changing scheduled admin time

Hi, I started Pep by taking truvada about 40 hours post exposure and aluvia about 60 hours post exposure. I was outside of the United States at the time so it was a little difficult to come by a knowledgeable doctor and the medications themselves,...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Somnolence is an unusual effect of Truvada. To see if changing the schedule of your dosing with the medication helps, you can skip the Truvada dose at 6p and then take it 12 hours later at 6a. This will not compromise your PEP. If not effect, this... Read more »

Efavirenz drowsiness and prolonged next-day trouble concentrating

I have been taking Efavirenz 600 mg at night with Truvada for 3 weeks. I get spaced out after 2... Read more »

Drowsiness from meds for neuropathy

I have been HIV + for 23 years and have taken AZT, DDI, DDC, sistiva and videx in the past. I am... 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 »
InfoRed SIDA

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 »
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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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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 »

isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 2 Replies
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 »

Anyone having trouble with Truvada

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
Since beginning Truvada I have been plagued by frequent, loose BMs. I was taking Emtriva and Viread separately before with little side effects; but, shortly after beginning Truvada, I started having these gastric issues. The BMs are bad enough but... Read more »

PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »