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Viramune Plus Combivir

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Ask the Experts

Simplifying from Combivir/Viramune to Trizivir

I have been on Combivir plus Viramune for one year, with an undetectable viral load since shortly after beginning treatment. Would switching to Trizivir have any advantages or disadvantages? Thanks!...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
No, so long as your viral load is undetectable (<50 copies/mL), I do not see much advantage. If you're tolerating your current regimen well and have not experienced any toxicity from any of the medications, it is unlikely you will have... Read more »

night sweats ,resperidal, combivir,viramune & hiv

I thought i was experiencing severe night sweats becuase of my hiv, for 7 years now.I recently cut... Read more »

began combivir/viramune 3 weeks ago

Hello Doctors, Since your forum has been an exceptional help to me from my positve test result last... Read more »

Update on Mississippi Child Cured of HIV, Plus Second Child Shows Signs of HIV Remission

The "Mississippi Child" remains in HIV remission and another child may also be functionally cured of HIV after very early treatment, according to a study presented by Deborah Persaud, M.D., at CROI 2014 in Boston. To recap, the case of the cured... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Public Health Advisory for Nevirapine (Viramune)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a public health advisory to inform health care providers and patients about recent safety-related changes to the nevirapine (Viramune) label (package insert) and about appropriate use of HIV triple... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Patient/Doctor Q&A

Q: I have been taking nevirapine (Viramune) with d4T (Zerit) and 3TC (Epivir) for over 2 years. I am not taking any other medications. My T cells are at 420 and my viral load is undetectable. The drugs have been working fine, but lately my bloodwork... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

CROI 2012 Seattle: ART Plus New Drugs Coming Soon

We often hear that there's not much new coming down the HIV drug development pipeline, but there were several presentations and plenty of posters on new HIV drugs in development at this year's CROI, including two new integrase inhibitors set to be... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone share their personal experiences with viramune. I'm getting ready to dose escalate and am apprehensive on what to expect.

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is my 4th combo since diagnosis...

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am on day 4 of my new combo.., epivir, abacar(ziagen),Viramune, and viraed. It sucks. I feel lousy all of the time..has anyone else gone down this road before?

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