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Truvada Vs Combivir

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swtching from truvada to combivir

I've been on the same combo of meds since I started the pills 5 years ago. I have been on truvada and reyetaz boosted with norvir. I had high protein levels in my urine the last doctor visit, so she said I had to swich off of the truvade....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thank you for your post.First, if you truly have worsening proteinuria (protein in the urine), one would have to look carefully at the continued use of tenofovir (part of Truvada or Atripla) in your regimen. Before switching, I'd... Read more »

Switched to Truvada from Combivir -- viral rebound

Hello Dr Conway,My Fiance who is 42 yrs old African American, found out 13 yrs ago that she was HIV... Read more »

Truvada vs. Combivir

So, my Dr. wants to take me off of Combivir and switch me to Truvada. I also take Sustiva ( I have... Read more »
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Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

A study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people who switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control of HIV replication, had... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

Gilead Sciences ' once-daily combination antiretroviral drug Truvada is more effective at slowing the progression of HIV than GlaxoSmithKline 's twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, according to preliminary data released on Thursday from Gilead's... Read more »
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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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Combivir

Brand name: Combivir Generic name: lamivudine/zidovudine, or 3TC/AZT Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877)... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir
Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 3 Replies
hello
Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are... Read more »

First Regimen = Sustiva + Combivir + Kaletra?

Posted by placation, 4 Replies
Hey guys (and gals). I am sure this has been addressed in some other post through some other thread in the past, but it would take forever to try to find those messages. So, here's my question and my issues...

My doc subscribed Sustiva + Combivir +... Read more »