Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
August 21, 2014, 12:10:41 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
  • Total Members: 23290
  • Latest: mjdc
Stats
  • Total Posts: 635469
  • Total Topics: 48205
  • Online Today: 258
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: Complera vs. Stribild for treatment naive  (Read 1862 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline NYC Anon Guy

  • member
  • Posts: 1
  • Just trying to get some info
Complera vs. Stribild for treatment naive
« on: May 28, 2013, 09:44:53 PM »
I've been poz for over 15 years and never needed meds. T-Cells were normally between 500 - 700.  My VL generally was around 10,000, although sometimes it would go up to 60,000 or even 200,000 during stressful times. Now my Tcells are 387 and VL is 18,000 and the doc wants me to consider going on meds. He suggested specifically Complera or Stribild. Does anyone have experience with both, and could you compare and contrast your experiences? Also, if anyone has a recommendation of which of these treatments I should choose, feel free to chime in with your opinion and reason.

Offline buginme2

  • Member
  • Posts: 2,834
Re: Complera vs. Stribild for treatment naive
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2013, 10:03:27 PM »
Here is how these threads play out.

Everyone on Complera will post how great it is and how it doesn't have any side effects and you should take Complera.

Everyone on Stribild will post how great it is and how it doesn't have any side effects and you should take Stribild.

They are both new medicines with little to no side effects.

You will do well in either.

Stribild may be "stronger" but it's also harder on your kidneys.

Complera shouldn't be used if your starting viral load is over 100,000

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.