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Taking Stocrin with Videx EC

I am on a Retrovir-Videx-Stocrin therapy, taking at the moment Retrovir 3 pills twice a day (9am - 9 pm), Videx EC at 6pm on an empty stomach and Stocrin before bedtime. Is it OK to take Stocrin with Videx EC before bedtime (on an empty stomach of...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Yes, you should be able to take Videx EC, Retrovir and Stocrin together so that you are on a true twice daily regimen, with your evenings free of medications. You should continue to try to take Retrovir roughly every 12 hours, so if you are taking... Read more »

Skin Rashes while taking Truvada and Stocrin

Last night was my third day of taking the meds - Truvada and Stocrin. I have a slight fever after... Read more »


I am on Stocrin (efavirenz, Sustiva), Aspen Stavudine and 3TC and I want a baby. Should I stop... Read more »

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also known as EFV or Sustiva, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla I have HIV and hepatitis B, and my doctor wants me to start treatment for both right away. Is Atripla a good choice for me? My doctor thinks I should switch... Read more »
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What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

Part A: Nucleoside and Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) (Nukes) Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) (Non-Nukes) Part B: Combination Therapy,... Read more »
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Latest Lab results

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 1 Reply
It has been a bumpy five months but the results are excellent CD4 - 563 from a previous 313 CD4% - 21% from a previous 12% VL- <50 undetectable from a previous 198000 Combo Truvada and Stocrin As many know i started meds for the first time... Read more »


Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »