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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Viramune

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Viramune vs. Isentress

I am considering beginning treatment on a regimen of Truvada plus either Viramune or Isentress. Can you summarize the pros and cons of Viramune vs. Isentress? Thank you!
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your post.Viramune is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI or "non-nuc") that kills the virus by blocking its ability to copy Read more »

Sustiva v. Viramune

Stats: 29 year old male. Poz for 4 years. CD4 650, undetectable. On Atripla for 1.5 years. (First... Read more »

Atripla vs. Viramune + Truvada

Dr. Wohl, I asked you about Atripla vs. Reyataz + Norvir + Truvada as first-line treatment options,... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Does Viramune = Sustiva?

...Many doctors have long thought that Viramune was just as potent as Sustiva, but they didn't have good data to back them up. Now it appears that they do. Still, as usual doctors Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

... Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, or non-nukes) Standard Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

... ne-VYE-ra-peen --> Brand Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Viramune. It is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see ... Read more »
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Viramune

Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
...I recently began taking Viramune and Truvada and I have noticed that about 10-15 minutes after taking it I feel like the lights in the room are getting brighter. 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 »

RED WINE with Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
...gave in to 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... 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 »