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Which Is Better Truvada Or Epzicom

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Very concerned about PEP regimen Truvada & Epzicom

Thank you Dr. Bob for your priceless website. I had "receptive anal intercourse with ejaculation" with a promisuous 18-year-old drug user (and high school drop out) of unknown HIV status. I did bleed a little.I know this is one of the most risky...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...convenience of one pill, once per day. Atripla can have side effects, but then again, so do most HIV medications.4. Truvada and Epzicom are not the same medication. Both are combination products: Truvada is tenofovir plus emtricitabine; Epzicom... Read more »

Truvada & Epzicom regimen?

Thank you Dr. for your time, Is it considered a "safe and effective" PEP therapy to use TRUVADA... Read more »

Switching from Epzicom to Truvada

I'm positive and have hepatitis B. I've been on Kaletra/Epzicom for 1.5 years. My hepatitis B is... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Understanding Two Newly Formulated Once-Daily Combinations: Truvada From Gilead Sciences and Epzicom From GlaxoSmithKline

...Sexy new drugs have appeared ahead of schedule on drugstore shelves and with much fanfare. Gilead Sciences, gained approval for Truvada, a combination pill of Viread plus Emtriva. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), have combined Epivir and Ziagen to a one... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

FDA Approves Two Combination Pills, Epzicom and Truvada; Comment on Commercial Race to Once-a-Day Nucleosides

...On August 2, 2004, the U.S. FDA approved once-daily combination antiretroviral pills from two companies: GlaxoSmithKline's Epzicom (Ziagen [abacavir] + Epivir [3TC]), and Gilead Sciences' Truvada ([Viread [tenofovir] + Emtriva [FTC]). Both are... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...these regimens is better for me to start with? It seems that most of the studies have paired Isentress (raltegravir) with Truvada (tenofovir/FTC). Is there any reason to believe that Epzicom would not work equally well with Isentress? My... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...(Viread) or emtricitabine (Emtriva, FTC) or with drugs containing lamivudine (Epivir, 3TC) including Combivir, Trizivir or Epzicom. There are no data on interactions between emtricitabine and methadone . Tenofovir does not affect blood... Read more »
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Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada/Epzicom...morning or night?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'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 »

New to Epzicom...Help with side-effects

Posted by Keoki, 1 Reply
...Anybody 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 Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...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 on the Epzicom part of the study. I feel and this is only my opinion given what I have been told that you are and COULD be... Read more »

SUSTIVA and mental issues

Posted by LivingExample
...Just wondering if anyone else was taking Sustiva/Epzicom or Sustiva and something else and experienced extreme social anxiety issues as well as depression and fatigue. The first year Read more »