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Who Takes Combivir

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13 yr old taking combivir/ Kaletra

my daughter might have had sex with a 19 yr old and is now being prescribed combivir, kaletra and ondansetron. Combivir states avoid alcohol, Kaletra states high content of alcohol. I wonder if the risks outweigh potential benefits in this case ---...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dear concerned mom,Sorry to hear about your daughter's situation. Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) can significantly reduce the risk of HIV transmission.Combivir and Kaletra can certainly be taken together-- indeed, the combo is one of the... Read more »

Taking Combivir PEP and caught a cold

Hi. I'm 19 days into PEP (Combivir and Stocrin), and have recently caught a cold - all seems... Read more »

Delay in taking combivir

I on PEP and the pill i am taking twice a day is combivir. I take it at 9:42 am and pm but last... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two drugs used as... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): 3TC/ZDV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Combivir can cause serious,... Read more »
Project Inform

Switching From Combivir to Truvada Keeps HIV Undetectable, Improves Blood Fats, But Fails to Improve Limb Fat

A study presented at the joint 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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

Brand name: Combivir Generic name: lamivudine/zidovudine, or 3TC/AZT Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877)... Read more »
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I'm taking sustiva and combivir

Posted by aaron
I forgot to add that.

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Combivir & AM Sickness

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is anyone taking Combivir getting "morning" sickness. Since I have been taking this drug I have been experiencing nausea and vomiting in the morning as soon as I get up. It usually gets better by 9am, but isn't a pleasant thing to wake up to in... 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 »