Which Has Fewer Side Effects Truvada Or Epzicom
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Tenofovir/FTC (TRUVADA) and abacavir/lamviduine (EPZICOM, KIVEXA) are the most widely prescribed NRTI combinations in North America and Europe. Both are generally very well tolerated and effective, though there are... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello and thanks for posting. I think that Truvada and Epzicom are both very good agents. For patients that have not been exposed to either one, and are trying to decide which one to choose, the available data seems to favor Truvada. This is based... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello and thanks for posting. Side effects from medications come in one of two varieties: short-term and long-term. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea might be an example of a short-term side effect (which can certainly continue long-term if the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Sustiva has been associated with some lipid abnormalities. Switching to Isentress/Truvada seems reasonable to me. None of the antiretrovirals are significantly linked with hypertension (high blood pressure). If indeed you're still having... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'm starting in a study, and I just got my meds today. I'll be on Reyataz boosted with Norvir, and either Epzicom or Truvada (I won't know which).
Does anyone know if there are any advantages to taking these meds in the morning as opposed to the... Read more »
Posted by Keoki, 1 ReplyAnybody out there on Intellence and Epzicom? I'm new to Epzicom. I had to stop Truvada, because of kidney function issues. I'm having a bit of a hard time adjusting to the Epzicom...nausea, lethargy, and just not "feeling right." Any information... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesDavid, I read your Email and brought the PDF forward. Dr. Ben was very watchful when I initially got started and had follow up calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not... Read more »
Posted by MondoIs there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail?
I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that you... Read more »
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