What Is Efavirenz
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North Shore University HospitalSorry to hear about the efavirenz (Sustiva) resistance.A switch to truvada + reyatazalone would not be a good move. You would also need to take a small (100 mg) dose of Norvir (ritonavir) to balance the regimen. Tenofovir, which is part of... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your questions and comments.You are correct in assuming that if you do not tolerate efavirenz that you could switch to nevirapine. The drugs have different side effect profiles, so a switch for intolerance to one drug should not result... Read more »
Universidad de Puerto RicoEn lo absoluto que yo tenga conocimiento.Ninguno de los metabolitos de Sustiva se degradan en azucares que pudiesen convertirse en alcoholes.No tengo seguridad ni he escuchado que Sustiva ni ninguno de los antiretrovirales alteren los resultados de... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineShould be able to safely vary timing of efavirenz in the occasional situations you describe so that you alter the dose to fit your actual bedtime so that you are not out and about in the hours after taking efavirenz. KH... Read more »
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Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 RepliesIf Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute it with another drug).
However, there are ways to ensure your sleep is as good as possible.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHola amigos:
Antes de ayer comence tratamiento con Combivir y Sustiva (Efavirenz). Estoy tomando Efavirenz solamente en la noche como dijo mi medico. Estos dos dias han sido super horribles por el mareo y la sensacion de resaca (hangover) producida... Read more »
Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 RepliesI was on Efavirenz (Sustiva) for a year. This was about two years ago. And I was one of the several-in-a-thousand who had serious mental side-effects from it. The main problem was horrific dreams that woke me at about 2am and in such a state of... Read more »
Posted by bartlebynew treatment option. here's what you need to know.
Complera (rilpivirine/tenofovir/FTC) is like Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) except it replaces the Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin) arm with Edurant (rilpivirine). it has to be taken with a meal.... Read more »
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