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Author Topic: New Meds  (Read 774 times)

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Offline Timex2006

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New Meds
« on: November 02, 2011, 07:22:43 AM »
Hi all, my doctor is switching my meds from Kaletra and Combivir to Isentress and Truvada because of high colesterol concerns, viral and cd4 counts have been great since regimine began in 2006. Was curious about what I should expect and just to get others thoughts and the switch and new therapy..

Offline Timex2006

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Re: New Meds
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2011, 07:40:36 AM »
Forgot to ask, should I take the Truvada with the AM or PM dose based on the expieiences of those taking this combination? Thanks again

Offline Betelgeuse

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Re: New Meds
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2011, 08:15:54 AM »
I don't think there is a correct answer to that.  I take my Truvada as part of my evening dose for absolutely no reason whatsoever.  For me, I experienced no side effects from Truvada or Isentress.
04/19/11 - Diagnosed positive
04/29/11 - CD4 188 @ 12.5% / VL 18k
05/03/11 - CD4 171 @ unk% / VL 7k
06/04/11 - Start Truvada/Isentress
07/11/11 - CD4 not tested / VL UD
09/07/11 - CD4 252 @ unk% / VL UD

Offline mecch

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Re: New Meds
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2011, 08:58:54 AM »
No side effects. 

Some months I seem to end up taking the truvada at midday dose, others at bedtime dose. 
“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

 


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