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Truvada Vs Epzicom

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Truvada & Epzicom regimen?

Thank you Dr. for your time, Is it considered a "safe and effective" PEP therapy to use TRUVADA and EPZICOM together (as a regimen) for 28 days, even though the TRUVADA website says NOT to use EPZICOM with TRUVADA together...because both...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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What??Unfortunately, I think that your's is another example of a PEP regimen prescribed by a provider who must not know HIV medicine.Truvada and Epzicom should never be prescribed together- they are very similar in mechanism and as you point... Read more »

Very concerned about PEP regimen Truvada & Epzicom

Thank you Dr. Bob for your priceless website. I had "receptive anal intercourse with... Read more »

truvada vs epzicom

Hi nelson, I read an article comparing "Epzicom" and "Truvada" about the risk... Read more »
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FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

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 | Adherence | Availability | Side Effects Starting Treatment I am 37 years old... Read more »
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Epzicom

Brand name: Epzicom Generic name: abacavir sulfate (abacavir)/lamivudine, or ABC/3TC Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $1,169.26/month ... Read more »
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La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Epzicom (Abacavir/Lamivudine, ABC/3TC)

Nombre de Marca: Epzicom Nombre Común: abacavir sulfate y lamivudine Clase: nucleósido análogo (NRTI) Dosis estándar: Una tableta (600 mg Ziagen/abacavir sulfate y 300 mg Epivir /3TC/ lamivudine), una vez al día, sin restricciones... 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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Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which).

Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »

New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
Anybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not "feeling right." Any information... Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
David, I read your Email and brought the PDF forward. Dr. Ben was very watchful when I initially got started and had follow up calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not... Read more »

Epzicom + Reyataz?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi.
I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000.
I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of it?
Thank... Read more »