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Truvada Package Insert

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Truvada

...year Gilead announced an agreement to combine Truvada with another non-nucleoside (the same drug class as Sustiva), the experimental TMC 278 (rilpivirine) from Tibotec Therapeutics, maker of Prezista and Intelence. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Truvada (fixed dose tenofovir/emtricitabine) was approved for once-daily dosing in the treatment of HIV infection in 2004....
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Truvada+ stocrin

Dear Doctor, I was test pos (CD4 154, VL 49000) on Dec 2008. Started taking 3TC+tenofovir+stocrin from Jan 2009. CD4-358, 372, 322, 398, 358, VL=all undetectable. My doctor asked me to shift it to Truvada+Stocrin once I finish my current medicine...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...pages).So, yes, you can take 1 Truvada and 1 Stocrin (600 mg) at the same time; generally without strict regard to food. (The package insert typically suggests starting this on an empty stomach, but if your already tolerating the Strocin,... Read more »

Frequency of Side Effects

Is there a resource to find out what percentage of people experience specific side effects such as nausea and diarrhea on certain drugs (I'm specifically looking for truvada and isentress)?
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
...Try looking at the package inserts online. You can search for either drug and package insert, and you will be able to see the percentage of side effects. Read more »

Frequency of Side Effects

Is there a resource to find out what percentage of people experience specific side effects such as nausea and diarrhea on certain drugs (I'm specifically looking for truvada and isentress)?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The package inserts (should be availabe at drug company websites or from pharamcy when you pick up meds) will list side effect frequencies in the Read more »

New Rules on Prilosec and Reyataz?

I was recently diagnosed with GERD. Prilosec was prescribed. My HIV meds (3 years) are Reyatez, Norvir, and Truvada. According to my doctor, new studies show that combining prilosec and reyataz is ok as long as they are taken 12 hours apart. I am...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...post.Reyataz must be used with some caution if you're taking stomach acid lowering medications.Here's from the most recent Reyataz package insert (reviewed by the US FDA):"proton-pump inhibitors: The proton-pump inhibitor dose should not exceed a... Read more »
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Emtriva

...should be kept in the refrigerator. If kept at room temperature, the oral solution should be used within three months. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Emtriva (emtricitabine,... Read more »
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Epzicom

...was higher with Epzicom (5% vs. 2%). Remember that the HSR cited may have been suspected, not definitely diagnosed. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Epzicom (fixed dose... Read more »
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Videx EC

...kidney function, you may require a lower dose. Notify your doctor right away if peripheral neuropathy is suspected. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Videx (didanosine, known to... Read more »
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Viread

...activity and avoid HBV resistance. Viread may have prolonged activity against hepatitis B even when resistant to Epivir. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Viread (tenofovir, also... 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 »