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Which Is Better Truvada Or Combivir

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Time to drug resistance Truvada vs. Combivir

Hi Dr. Sherer,I have several questions about drug resistane.My first question is if you take one first line HAART treatment in the NRTIs category and later become resistant to that drug can you switch to another NRTI or are all of the drugs in that...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...of resistance testing (in the event of a virologic failure), and other criteria including toxicity and ease of adherence.Both combivir and truvada are acceptable first line NRTIs. The advantage of once daily dosing leads many clincians to choose... Read more »

Combivir to Truvada

I have been on Combivir & Sustiva for a good few years now and all is well stats wise, however I... Read more »

New to meds. Truvada Vs Combivir

Hi Dr.,I was just diagnosed with HIV and HCV. My HIV Dr. put me on Combivir and Sustiva. I have... Read more »
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Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

...2008 ICAAC / IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people who switched from Combivir (zidovudine/AZT + lamivudine/3TC) to Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine/FTC) maintained their control of HIV replication, had improvements in blood lipids,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead's Truvada Slows HIV Progression Better Than GSK's Combivir, Preliminary Data Show

...antiretroviral drug Truvada is more effective at slowing the progression of HIV than GlaxoSmithKline 's twice-daily antiretroviral Combivir, according to preliminary data released on Thursday from Gilead's Phase III clinical trial, the Raleigh ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side... Read more »

Norvir-Truvada-Reyataz any1 on this combo

Posted by light001, 2 Replies
...hello Just went to a new DR said to go with this combo and i am wondering did it help anyone. i used to take Combivir and Crixivan and he said those are old meds no one takes them anymore there is so much better out there now...is he correct are Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...Im a 26 y/o male living in UK whos been on sustiva and truvada for 4 months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding Read more »

Starting Therapy Need Info-Lexiva/Combivir

Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be Read more »