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Viramune Plus Truvada

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Truvada+Kaletra or Truvada+Viramune

Hi, I'm ready to start meds for first time and my Dr. has recommended two options for me. Truvada+Kaletra or Truvada+Viramune. I would like the option that has the least side effects and least toxic. I'm a little concerned with the possible...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...your CD4 are lower than 400 cells, and you are very concerned about adverse effects from the medications, starting Viramine and Truvada, with a close follow up after initiation of therapy may be a good option for you. But either of these... Read more »

kaletra/truvada or viramune/truvada

After 7 years of being diagnosed with HIV now my CD4 97, VL 23,000, resistance test came back... 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 »
Articles
The Body PRO

Breaking Research on HIV/AIDS Treatment: An Interview With Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H.

...noticed there was a study about pitching Viramune [nevirapine, NVP] against Reyataz. 17 It was specifically looking at Viramune plus Truvada, versus Truvada plus boosted Reyataz. The reason this is interesting is because there have been... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: HIV/AIDS Medications for the Treatment Experienced

...know a lot of people who have been very successful and they are still on nukes [NRTIs] and maybe one non-nuke [NNRTI], like Viramune plus Truvada [tenofovir/FTC]. And they have been on that for years and they are doing very well with it. They... 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

...tenofovir + emtricitabine) PI-based regimens Prezista (darunavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada (tenofovir +emtricitabine) Reyataz (atazanavir) and low-dose Norvir and Truvada ... Read more »
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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 »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days. The first night, it was two hours after taking the viramune / truvada. The next day, it was in the afternoon. No problems other than a little stomach upset. However today, another... Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... 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 »