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Viramune Plus Combivir

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I've been on Viramune and Combivir for about 2 years now with no problems, all good numbers. Although I have no side effects, I am worried about future side effects, more visual things. Should I stay on this combination or is there a better combo...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...medications that you are taking, the only one associated with visible body shpae changes to any extent is the zidovudine part of the Combivir. Given your good numbers (which I assume mean an undetectable viral load), it would be easy enough to... Read more »

Can I go to a one pill a day with Combivir/Viramune

Hi Doctors:I have my doctor's appppointment coming up soon and am curious about a few things which... Read more »

Simplifying from Combivir/Viramune to Trizivir

I have been on Combivir plus Viramune for one year, with an undetectable viral load since shortly... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...more information. (As this issue went to press, plans for a Norvir co-pay program were announced.) Boehringer Ingelheim: Viramune Co-Pay Savings Card -- Covers Viramune; card is valid for amount of patient's out-of-pocket cost up to $50 per... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) Alternative Regimens These combinations have been proven useful in... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... AtriplaPatient Assistance Program Co-payment assistance at 866-784-3431 1-866-290-4767 Combivir Brand Name:   Combivir Other Name(s): Retrovir plus Epivir ... Read more »
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Lab, med change, confusion

Posted by kaplan08, 2 Replies
...<400 and 793, with <400 being most recent; CD4 percentage range from 31% to 34%, with 33% being most recent. Taking only Viramune and Combivir -a test has recently shown resistance to viramune. Does this information warrant a stronger... Read more »

Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
Hi, I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck. I would like to hear experiences from anyone going through this... 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 »

Anyone else have an allergic reation to Viracept?

Posted by Anonymous
...allergic reaction to Virocept? I had one but I was on the medication for two weeks before it start to show. Now my doctor has me on Combivir and Viramune. The Virocept had made my liver enzyme count shoot up and they tested for anything and... Read more »