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Author Topic: Truvada/Kaletra / Bactrim Side Effects  (Read 1750 times)

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Offline 30308

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Truvada/Kaletra / Bactrim Side Effects
« on: August 03, 2010, 10:42:55 PM »
I just wanted to share that I was terrified of some of the side effects that some post on here. I feel very sorry for those that experience horrible side effects on the above regimine. For those of you considering Truvada/Kaletra, I have to tell you that today is day 12 and I have had absolutely NO side effects. I'm pretty lucky I guess but also wanted to share the following regarding Atripla.

At first, I wanted to start with the 1 a day pill and was disappointed when my dr stated Truvada/Kaletra would be the best for me. 5 pills vs. 1, I thought it would be horrible. Well....... I've had zero negative side effects, I can take it with or without food. I feel that I'm on the best of the 2 right now. You can't eat 2 hours prior to taking Atripla or 1 hour after..... With Truvada/Kaletra, you can take them with a big ol hamburger if you like. :)

I wanted to share my experience as I stated above, I was terified of negative side effects and am happy to say, I've had none. yipeeee... If you're considering this regimine, I hope this helps you.
06.25.10 Tested Positive
06.29.10 CD4 134 10.3% VL 61820
07.20.10 CD4 179 10.5% VL 38720
07.23.10 Bactrim; Truvada/Kaletra
09.17.10 CD4 346 14.4% VL 160
11.30.10 CD4 422  13.6% VL UD
03.18.11 CD4 574 18.5% VL UD
Started Truvada / Reyataz - had negative reaction
Started Atripla
05.18.11 CD4 882 19.6% VL UD

Offline roy100

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Re: Truvada/Kaletra / Bactrim Side Effects
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010, 10:05:15 PM »
I am taking exactly the same thing you do.
They work fine with me, once in a while I get the runs because I ate broccoli or cauliflower.

They say these medicines cause the less Lipodystrophy and are prescribed when you are very low in cds.

After Cd 200 my Dr tells me I wont longer need Bactrim.
Good Luck

Diagnosed 18Th March 2010
March 30Th VL +100,000 CD4 46
CD8T  575 CD8 %60.6
On Truvada and Kaletra. . Remeron 15mg  and150 mg  wellbutrin xl for depression. Clonazepan 2 mg to sleep. Omeprazole 20  once a day.
July 17 2010 Vl 362 CD4 155, 6.4 %
CD8T suppressors 1482 CD8% 61.1
 Nov 16 2010: V l 937 CD4 188,10%
CD8T Suppresors 997 CD8%55.8
August 15th 2011 Vl UD, less than 40.
CD4:543(26.7%) CD8:887 (43.6 %) Ratio .61
Jan 14th,2012 ,less than 40.
CD4:478 (24.4%) CD8: 962 (49.1%) Ratio.50
June 2012 CD4 599, CD8 856 UD
Oct 2013 CD 702, CD 843 UD Ratio:.87

 


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