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What If I Miss A Dose Of Epivir

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Missed dose of Epivir

Hi and thanks for the excellent work you do on this website. I have been for eight years on Epivir/Zerit/Sustiva, always undetectable and with a present CD4 count of around 800. Today I discovered that I must have missed a dose of Epivir as I'm in...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It is unlikely that this single omission will by itself lead to drug resistance to 3TC and other members of this regimen. There are several reasons for this opinion. First, following ART cessation, it takes several days before HIV replication... Read more »

epivir, kaletra, videx pediatric regimen

i have a pediatric patient who have been undetectable for over a year.now he is detectable at 1827... Read more »

3 hours late with Epivir and Zerit

Hello and thanks for the great work you're doing. I have been on Sustiva/Epivir/Zerit for about... Read more »
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Epivir

... Common Name: lamivudine or 3TC Brand Name: Epivir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Generic... Read more »
infoSIDA

Lamivudina (Epivir)

... Brand Name: Epivir Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa análogo de los nucleósidos La lamivudina, conocida también Read more »
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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 »

Viracept/Epivir/Videx side effects

Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 Replies
...I started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it? Thanks. Tim Read more »

Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
...Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and tenofovir.....my doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to Read more »

PEP question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I've been on PEP for almost 5 days due to an occupational exposure, I'm taking Crixivan, Retrovir and Epivir; I took my last doses last night, around 10 pm, and then I didn't take anything today during the day because I had to do a few Read more »