What Is Epivir Used For
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSwitching to Sustiva "saves" the protease class for later use and can be a part of a long-term treatment plan. Your current regimen still can cause fat problems (all 3 meds) and generally the fat pads haven't gotten better on your... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) monotherapy, as you suggest, has been studied several times. The results show that this strategy isn't all too bad, though probably less effective than the combinations that include 2 NRTIs,... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeWell, that's not something that I would necessarily feel comfortable doing unless I was absolutely sure you had no other resistance to the other drugs you were on. While the resistance mutation that causes resistance to Epivir (M184V) does make... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolIt is a common observation that when there is initial suppression and viral rebound that is not transiently up but stays up - we see resistance to epivir first. In part this has to do with how "easy" it is for HIV to create higher degrees... Read more »
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Posted by TimInAtlanta, 3 RepliesI started the viracept/videx/epivir combo about 2 months ago. Has anyone had any side effects related to memory / thinking / vision with it?
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI 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 told me that a patient of hers had the same effect and used garlic shampoo which stopped... Read more »
Posted by garret99Hello 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 260 and my viral load was... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI wrote another story n this called Ten years and still healthy.
I was on AZT and Epivir and after 4 months I dropped to 13
t-cels. I started Ritonavir in Mid April and now I am at 290!!!
Ny white cells are strong and the side effects are now, after... Read more »
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