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Truvada Vs Combivir

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Time to drug resistance Truvada vs. Combivir

...to that drug can you switch to another NRTI or are all of the drugs in that category out for you? My second question is about Truvada Vs Combivir. My Dr. just put me on Combivir and Sustiva ( my first HIV meds ever) I questioned him about...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...of resistance testing (in the event of a virologic failure), and other criteria including toxicity and ease of adherence.Both combivir and truvada are acceptable first line NRTIs. The advantage of once daily dosing leads many clincians to choose... Read more »

Truvada vs Combivir

I was diagnosed in May of 05, CD4 21 and VL >750,000. Been on Combivir and Kaletra since and 100%... Read more »

New to meds. Truvada Vs Combivir

Hi Dr.,I was just diagnosed with HIV and HCV. My HIV Dr. put me on Combivir and 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

...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 improvements in blood lipids,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 Phase III clinical trial, the Raleigh ... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...used with tenofovir (Viread) or emtricitabine (Emtriva, FTC) or with drugs containing lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC) including Combivir, Trizivir or Epzicom. There are no data on interactions between emtricitabine and methadone . Tenofovir does... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 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 »

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 »

med changes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How is treatment going with Truvada/Sustiva? Any side effects? How are your numbers? Energy level? Read more »