What If I Miss A Dose Of Ziagen
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North Shore University HospitalThanks for your question.It is true that missed doses can be a problem for maintaining suppression of HIV on treatment. The pattern of misses is important. Someone with a fully suppressed virus, such as you, is in a better situation them someone... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaIt is correct to say that Ziagen (either given alone or as a component of Trizivir)may have significant side effects. In 3% cases, there can be a hypersensitivity reaction, with fever, rash and other systemic problems. If the Ziagen is contnued,... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question.The addition of abacavir (Ziagen) to a three-drug regimen when one has a low viral load, like you do is called an intensification strategy. This approach is different than when you have a higher viral load (say in the mid-... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalSometimes the combinations that are chosen have to be highly individualized, which means that one size does not fit all.First of all. For most people starting out on treatment, atripla alone (which contains 3 drugs) would be adequate. The decision... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI know this is the wrong forum, but the treatment forum isen't that active. I was told that they have developed a test for sensitivity to ziagen(for rechallenge purposes)and I can't find anything...Has anyone heard of this??
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