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What Is FTC

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3TC to FTC and back

Hello,I was being treated in Brazil, where there's no emtricitabine. That way, there I took a once a day combo of efavirenz, tenofovir and lamivudine as my first line treatment. It's been working for a little more than 2 years now with flawless...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post. Sorry for the delayed response.Since FTC (emtricitabine) and 3TC (lamivudine) are molecular cousins with very similar efficacy, resistance and side effect profiles, it's usually very safe to switch from one to the... Read more »

Viread/3TC/FTC Hair loss

There seems to be some confusion about what part of Truvada might cause hair loss. I haven't seen... Read more »

ftc

do you have any idea when ftc will be approved? Read more »
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FTC (Emtriva) Approved

The U.S. FDA announced the approval of FTC (brand nameEmtriva TM , generic name emtricitabine, former brand nameCoviracil TM ) on July 2, 2003. FTC is chemically related to 3TC. It was approved primarily onthe basis of two clinical trials: one... Read more »
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Phase III Results of FTC in Hepatitis B and HIV Co-Infected Patients

Anti-HBV Activity of Emtricitabine (FTC) in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis B Virus (Forum 215) Authored by F. Raffi, A. Snow, K. Borroto-Esoda, A. Shaw, J. Anderson, J. Sorbel, J. Quinn, E. Mondou, F. Rousseau FTC... Read more »
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Incidence of Symptomatic Hyperlactatemia With FTC

Overview of the Incidence of Symptomatic Hyperlactatemia With Emtricitabine (FTC) (Poster 737) Authored by W. Powderly, E. Mondou, A. Shaw, C. Wakeford, N. Adda, J.B. Quinn, F. Rousseau FTC (emtricitabine, Emtriva) was recently approved... Read more »
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FTC Potent Within a HAART Regimen in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients With High Viral Loads

Efficacy of Emtricitabine (FTC) in HIV-Infected Patients With High Pre-Treatment Viral Load (Poster 546) Authored by I. Sanne, M. Saag, A. Shaw, E. Mondou, J. Hinkle, J.B. Quinn, F. Rousseau for the FTC-301 and FTC-302 Study Teams The... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

"Discreet" HIV Test - Federal Trade Comm. Action

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Folks, I'm the person who had that horrible experience with the "Discreet" HIV test manufactured and distributed by Seville Marketing. One takes this test that at home and gets the "results" within minutes of taking the test. Well, I thought... Read more »

todays paper...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
read this in the paper today, thought id share it with ya...... Mar 28, 9:43 AM EST AIDS Drugs Show Prevention Promise By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer Other News Video Advertisement ATLANTA (AP) -- Scientists... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »