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Viramune And Truvada Combination

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kaletra/truvada or viramune/truvada

After 7 years of being diagnosed with HIV now my CD4 97, VL 23,000, resistance test came back negative. I'm on bactrim, no oportunistic infections ever or any other illness, all other labs within normal ranges. My doctor advised me to take...
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
Your viral load is of a moderate level and most regimens should get you down to an undetectable level. A recent study comparing kaletra and efavirenz (a cousin of nevirapine) combined with drugs like truvada demonstrated that efavirenz regimens got... Read more »

Switching from Sustiva + Truvada to Viramune + Truvada

Hello and thank you so much for contributing your time, knowledge and experience to so many... Read more »

Truvada + Viramune + grapefruit?

I was wondering if it was ok to eat grapefruit with my drug combination of Truvada and Viramune.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Combination of Antiretrovirals Truvada, Sustiva Not Bioequivalent to Two Drugs Alone, Study Says

Gilead on Tuesday announced that its reformulation of a fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug combining the company's Truvada with Bristol-Myers Squibb 's drug Sustiva is not bioequivalent to the two drugs when used separately, AFX... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Gains European Approval to Market Combination Antiretroviral Drug Truvada

Foster City, Calif.-based biotech company Gilead on Wednesday received approval from the European Commission to market its combination antiretroviral drug Truvada in all 25 European Union countries, the AP/ Forbes reports. Truvada is a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead to Make Antiretroviral Drug Truvada Available to 68 Developing Countries at Not-for-Profit Price

Gilead Sciences announced on Wednesday that it will offer its once-daily, fixed-dose combination antiretroviral drug Truvada through its Global Access Program to 68 developing countries at the not-for-profit price of 99 cents per patient, per day... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Choosing a Drug Combination

In a Capsule An effective combination of antiretroviral drugs keeps a person's viral load undetectable, is easy to take and has few side effects and long-term toxicities. Out of the large number of possible drug combinations, a few are preferred... Read more »
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New combined Truvada/Sustiva combination

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi.
Just wondered if anybody knew as to when the above co-formulated combo will be available? I s it this year?
I am starting with Truvada + Sustiva, but as I not keen on taking tablets anyway, I would rather take just 1 tablet instead of 2.
Thank you Read more »

Started TRUVADA and VIRAMUNE last night at 6pm

Posted by Augustus, 3 Replies
This is my first experience with fighting my HIV infection that I was diagnosed with on July 1 2005. So far, everything seems normal, even a wee bit better than normal as I feel a great weight lifting. I have agonized over starting meds for 2... Read more »

Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that normally. Had to be the body adjusting... Read more »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
I am on about day 45 of this regimen, my first. Reached undetectable under 30 days, will see doc again on September 7, 6 days away. I have to do labs prior to going, and I gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days.

The... Read more »