Which Has Less 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 »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your comments.Both of the new fixed-dose combination pills, Epzicom and Truvada have been shown to be very effective and potent in combination with efavirenz (Sustiva). As you have experienced, a percentage of persons who take Epzicom... 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 »
Rocky Mountain CARESDear K-There are a lot of options for first-line treatments for HIV. Without all the details of your particular clinical situation, I'd be remiss to try to fully second guess your doctor, but since you've asked, here's some of the... 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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