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Sustiva+Truvada: Night sweats and strong headaches

My boyfriend started this combo last Friday night.I am on it for a year now with minimal side effects.He used to suffer from night sweats before starting the meds but since Friday it has gone a lot worse. He wakes up 10-15 times every night...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Those types of side effects involving the central nervous system can be seen with the efavirenz (Sustiva). He should discuss with his HIV doc so as to sort out whether anything else could be going on (another infection, immune reconstituion... Read more »

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+... Read more »

Sustiva & Truvada

I've just started treatment on Sustiva & Truvada 4 days ago and I'm starting to get... Read more »
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 React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to fight... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Truvada Approved to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Transmitted HIV in People Who Are Not Infected With the Virus

On July 16, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada (a fixed dose combination of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection and who... Read more »

FDA Approves Complera (Edurant + Truvada), a Second "All-in-One" Option for First-Line HIV Treatment

When it comes to single-pill HIV treatment regimens in the U.S., Atripla is no longer the only game in town. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved Complera, a once-daily tablet that contains Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) and the NNRTI... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

FDA Approves Truvada for PrEP

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July approved Truvada as the first medication to help prevent HIV infection. As expected, the approval came with restrictions. Truvada, a combination of tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva), is... Read more »
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Prezsista, Norvir and Truvada

Posted by tcocoa, 1 Reply
Anyone else on this regiment? I just received my meds yesterday, and I plan to start them on Monday(being that I am an A to Z type person) and it would be easier to remember my meds if I didn't start them in the middle of the week. I was on the... Read more »

Prezista + Norvir + Truvada

Posted by notreadyforthis, 1 Reply
So I took my first dose of meds last night. My doctor started me on this combo:

Prezista (darunavir), two 300mg tabs, plus
Norvir (ritonavir), one 100mg soft gelcap, plus
Truvada (emtricitabine+tenofavir) one 200mg/300mg respectively.

I take this combo... Read more »

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 »