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Author Topic: changing from Combivir to Truvada  (Read 659 times)

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Offline poss53

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changing from Combivir to Truvada
« on: May 17, 2013, 03:45:44 PM »
I have been on Combivir and Viramune for over 15 years.  I am considering a change to Truvada and either Nevirapine or Isentress. I tried Atripla and do to the crazy dreams was unable to continue.  My viral load is undetectable and my T cell count is over 500.  The problem is the muscle loss extra fat around the stomach.  any suggestions or recommendations.

Offline ad2san

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Re: changing from Combivir to Truvada
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2013, 04:19:09 PM »
Hello there,

Since viramune and nevirapine are the same I would go either to tvd viramune or isentress.
Ur fat belly problem are due to combivir. Switching combivir for tvd should help you.

Take care
Feb   2009 CD4 358 VL 2000 16%
May  2009 CD4 305 VL 3069  14% <---- Started TVD+ATZ/r
Jul  2009 CD4 512 VL <50   18%
Jul 2010 CD4 418 VL <50 24%                     
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Norvir + Reyataz (due to sleep problem)
Aug 2010 CD4 606 VL <50 25%
Jul 2011 CD4 494 UD 23%
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Viramune XR (due to kidney problems)
January 2012 CD4 564 UD 31%
October 2012 CD4 684 UD 29%
January 2013 CD4 594 UD 26%
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Isentress due to BIG increase GammaGT
Feb 2013 CD4 699 UD 28%
May 2013 CD4 385 UD 28%
July 2013 CD4 CD4 636 UD 25%
Oct 2013 CD4 588 UD 39%
Aug 2014 CD4 639 UD 25%

 


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