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What Is Combivir Tablet

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Takin only one combivir tablet daily

On 28 September 2010, I had unprotected sex with a sexworker. My penis was in her Vagina for less than a minute. The HIV status of the lady is unknown.After visiting the Doctor, I was prescribed 1 tablet of combvir daily for 28 days. Is this okay?I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello,No, it's not ok. The standard dose of Combivir (AZT+3TC) is 1 tablet twice daily, whether it be for PEP or standard treatment of HIV.I'd recommend taking the Combivir twice Read more »

Combivir dosage

Hi,I would like to know what will happen; I didnt complete my Combivir dosage. I only took one... Read more »

PEP question

Hello.I have just recently had a high risk encounter with a female sex worker in Asia. I went to... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): Lamivudina/ zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination Read more »
GlaxoSmithKline

An Apparent Third-Party Tampering Issue -- GSK Community Statement

...to call to your attention an apparent third-party tampering that caused misbranding of Ziagen┬« (abacavir sulfate) Tablets as Combivir┬« (lamivudine and zidovudine) Tablets and employed counterfeit labels for Combivir Tablets. Both Combivir and... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

GlaxoSmithKline Alerts Patients, Pharmacists and Physicians to Watch for Third-Party Tampering That Incorrectly Labels Ziagen as Combivir

...Philadelphia -- GlaxoSmithKline announced today that the company has received four reports of suspect bottles containing 60 tablets of Combivir (lamivudine plus zidovudine) that actually contained another medicine, Ziagen (abacavir sulfate)... Read more »
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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed Read more »

Meds, now what...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I just started meds, Triziver and Viread, and frankly I've never felt worse... I know it takes a few weeks for my system to catch up but does anyone out there have some advice? I'm usually a very upbeat person, now all I want to do is sleep. My... Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
...I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. Read more »