What Are The Side Effects Of Epzicom
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFatigue is not that common with Epzicom compared to other drugs and is common in general population so hard to pin down if Epzicom is primary cause. Switch to alterantive drug (ie Truvada or raltegravir) with observation for several months to track... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineEpzicom usually compares favorably to Truvada when it comes to fat loss from face and risk (low but present) for peripheral neuropathy. So though the Epzicom may be a factor in the facial fat loss and leg complaints I am not confident that a switch... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Jay,I, too, tend to shy away from Epzicom if there are other equally good or, in many cases, better options from which to choose. Regarding your best options, that would depend on your resistance profile, potential drug-drug interactions with... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Tenofovir/FTC (TRUVADA) and abacavir/lamviduine (EPZICOM, KIVEXA) are the most widely prescribed NRTI combinations in North America and Europe. Both are generally very well tolerated and effective, though there are... Read more »
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Posted by Keoki, 1 ReplyAnybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not "feeling right." Any information... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi.
I have just been diagnosed with a CD4 count of 11, and a viral load of 820,000.
I may start teatment with Epzicom + Reyataz and I wanted to know if anybody else had started with this regimen, or is currently on it, and what they thought of it?
Thank... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which).
Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesDavid, I read your Email and brought the PDF forward. Dr. Ben was very watchful when I initially got started and had follow up calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not... Read more »
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