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Viramune And Combivir Combination

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Combivir and Viramune Combination - Time for a Switch?

Dear Dr:I have been positive since February 2003. My CD4 is 708 and my viral load has been undetectable since December 2003. I have been taking Combivir and Viramune since April 2003 with no problems except some fatigue. I am concerned about facial...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...developing.If you have developed these problems it is likely that the lipoatrophy is most likely related to the zidovudine (AZT) in combivir. In fact, there is data that some of this will improve if switched to an alternative agent, in... Read more »

viramune+combivir

My doctor gave me few choices to start treatment, i'm worried about rash...is viramune+combivir... Read more »

sustiva rash

i began treatment for my hiv about 3 weeks ago. i started on sustive and combivir. after 10 days... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Intelence (etravirine or TMC-125) Rescriptor (delavirdine) Sustiva (efavirenz) Viramune (nevirapine) Protease Inhibitors (PIs) These drugs interfere with HIV's... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic 1995 Lamivudine Epivir 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1997 Zidovudine/ lamivudine Combivir Combines AZT and 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic 1998 Abacavir Ziagen ABC ViiV Healthcare & generic ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...the non-nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitors, also called non-nukes or NNRTIs. Four have beenapproved: Nevirapine (Viramune, NVP) Delavirdine (Rescriptor, DLV) Efavirenz (Sustiva or Stocrin, EFV) Etravirine (Intelence, ETR) The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...kinase (relates to muscle problems   * These pill counts reflect the "normal" use of each drug. However, doctors are now combining antiretroviral medications in new ways. Doses of each drug may be higher or lower in the new combinations. Read more »
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11+yrs.pos.

Posted by MEat33, 3 Replies
...also NEG. for the disease. I don't plan for any more children..I am recently divorced and happy. I was placed on COMBIVIR & VIRAMUNE from the start & they served me well all this time. I hit a bump in the road after my divorce...I moved... Read more »

feeling insecure, scared and terrified of meds

Posted by movingon, 3 Replies
Its been 4 weeks since i got the worst phone call of my life, and i have had 2 weeks of knowing what my initial CD4 and v/l is, 284 and 98,000. How come i still feel strong ? i haven't even had a cold. I hit the gym EVERY day and have been eating... Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

skin rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, Is anyone currently taking Viramune with Combivir? I have developed a skin rash from the Virmaune. This is exactly like the rash I developed when I was taking Sustiva, which the Read more »