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Author Topic: Complera vs. Stribild for treatment naive  (Read 1920 times)

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Offline NYC Anon Guy

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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

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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


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