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What Does Epivir Treat

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cd4 after finish interferon

i have 3 virus B&C&HIV . now only 2 weeks and i will finish my interferon and ribavirin.how long it take to make my cd4 increse and back to the same befor treatment? and also i take zeffix for virys B since 11 monthes and after 6 monthes my pcr was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You asked some very good questions:1. For your hepatitis B infection: Zeffix (lamivudine/Epivir)- treats both HIV and HBV. I would expect that you are taking Zeffix as part of an HIV "cocktail" of 3 drug therapy. This way the lamivudine Read more »

Switching from Epzicom to Truvada

I'm positive and have hepatitis B. I've been on Kaletra/Epzicom for 1.5 years. My hepatitis B is... Read more »

reuse of epivir

Doc, Can I reuse epivir with a new combo with the m184 mutation. I would like to try... Read more »
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Lamivudine (Epivir)

...hepatitis B get worse after they stopped taking lamivudine. Get tested for hepatitis B before you start taking lamivudine to treat HIV. If you have hepatitis B and stop taking lamivudine, your health care provider should carefully monitor your... Read more »
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Epzicom

...identify people at high risk for this reaction and virtually eliminate HSR. About 90% of HSR occurs within the first six weeks of treatment. Symptoms of HSR usually worsen, very slowly, with every dose. If treatment is stopped because of this... Read more »
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Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...other combinations of drugs. This could mean fewer missed doses and better control of HIV. Although lamivudine can be used to treat hepatitis B, a lower dose is used than for HIV. People with HIV infection should use the higher (HIV) dose. Some... Read more »
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Ridiculous night-time brain-acitivity

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...something else. So since the change-over, two years ago, I have been on: Nevirapine (Viramune) Tenofovir (Viread) Lamivudine (Epivir) The horrific dreams stopped long ago, but I believe the Efavirenz caused long-lasting changes (or damage) to... Read more »

nutrition

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know if it's safe to eat yogurt while on zerit, epivir, sustiva and dapsone? Can yogurt be in any way harmful ? I can't find anything about these drugs in particular. Thank you Read more »

Sleep problems.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...started on Epivir. I've heard that Epivir can cause insomnia. I would love to know the cause of my insomnia and how I might treat it without getting addicted to a sleep medication. Read more »

Epivir/hair loss

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have just stated taking Epivir and have noticed that my hair (on my head) is coming out slowly. I have read that hair loss is a rare side effect. My doctor Read more »