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Viread Dosage

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Viread

...Viread-associated adverse events. When taken with Viread, it is recommended that Reyataz 300 mg is given with Norvir 100 mg (all as a single daily dose with food). Unboosted Reyataz (without Norvir) should not be taken with Viread. No dosage adjustment is needed when used with Kaletra. Do not take with Truvada or Atripla, since Viread is in these medications. You should not take Viread with Hepsera, a hepatitis B treatment. Tips: Viread...
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How effective is Viraday compared with Atripla?

I have been on Atripla as the the only drug for Aids for the past two years with no side effects to speak of. My doctor questioned if Viraday was as effective as Atripla. I will be going on Medicare soon and will have to pay out of pocket for my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Viraday is a combination of Viread, Emtriva and Sustiva; the same components and the exact same dosages that are in Atripla. In essence Viraday is the generic formulation of Atripla. I see no difficulty in switching from Atripla Read more »

Viread-Videx combination

Buongiorno,First of all thanks to all the staff for making such a wonderful job !! Your help is greatly appreciated.Question: I have been on Zerit-Viramune-Videx for approx 3 years, Viral load >50 and T4 ranging 500-700. Last May I switched Zerit in...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Based on the interaction studies and the evidence that it is working, taking the 2 drugs regardless of food is OKThanks for the advice on treatmentsRegardsGraeme Read more »

Videx/Viread/Sustiva

I wrote to you twice before regarding correct dosage and timing of Viread/Videx. After speaking directly with the manufacturer of Viread and getting your response..including speaking with my doctor, I received my prescription of Sustiva, Viread, and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your follow up.You raise all good points; really there is not a lot of data about the drug concentrations, nor performance of this combination among HIV-infected individuals. Hence, there is a degree of speculation to all that we say... Read more »

Viread

Is there a difference in strength in Viread and the new drug coming out for Hep B, Hepsera, I think....will the Hep drug be stronger or weaker?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...however. That is practically the only difference in the two. Adefovir was tried in the past for HIV but at 5 and 10 times higher dosages. It was recommended to be approved at the FDA and should be available this year. Both drugs are highly active... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in children under the age of 18 years. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Tenofovir DF is taken by mouth, without... Read more »
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Lamivudine (Epivir)

...liquid form. The normal dose of lamivudine is 300 mg daily: either one 300 mg tablet daily, or one 150 mg tablet twice a day. The dosage should be reduced for people who weigh less than 50 kilograms (110 pounds). It is also available as a scored... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Truvada comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth.The recommended dosage of Truvada is one... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...drugs.Atripla does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Atripla comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth without food. Recommended Daily... Read more »
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Posted by stevenmarvin, 3 Replies
...taking viread and sustiva last week. Stupidly I took 2 MDMA pills tonight. Now I am affraid, should I take my meds or skip the dosage. Can anyone help. I am new to all of this.. Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat long before that! LOL And also my doctor is changing my Epivir and Viread combo to Truvada, so now I am going to be taking just 2 pills a day instead of 3, which was a change from 11 over... Read more »

viread

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg Read more »