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What Are The Side Effects Of Combivir

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Side effects from Combivir

My partner is on 28 days of combivir after exposure to blood of a person whose HIV status is unknown. He is experiencing pretty intense nausea from the meds, as to be expected. They told him to eat a lot of yogurt. In this instance, why are they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Combivir can cause stomach cramps and nausea. Anti nausea meds like compazine or reglan can decrease the symptoms for some patients. I Read more »

Side effects of Combivir and Kaletra

A patient on a combination of Combivir and Kaletra develops elevated liver enzymes with some bone... Read more »

PEP / Combivir Side Effects

Hello,Thank you again for this wonderful resource you provide.One week ago, I had a protected... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

...zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): Lamivudina/ zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination of the two antiretroviral drugs: lamivudine... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... Table of Contents Introduction Nucleoside and Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side effects to speak of. I hear it improves overall energy. My thinking is "If it... Read more »

Where Are the Good Drugs?

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...a second mortgage in order to pay for medication. If Im lucky enough to pay for them, then Ill have to deal with the crazy side effects. Are there any that don't cost a fortune, dont cause you have dreams about dead people, dont make you gain... Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
...stories about ALL HIV meds, and i am fully aware of the fact that every person reacts differently to every drug. Some people have side effects, some dont. My intention here is to reach out to anyone who has tried or is currenlty trying the... Read more »

Viracept and Combivir for 10 years?

Posted by flyboy101, 2 Replies
...I have a questions. I have been positive for 15 years. Have been on Viracept and Combivir for 10 years and my Tcells are over 1400 and non detectable virial load for 10 years. I just read Dr. Wohl's post reguarding Read more »