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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Combivir (Overview)

Combivir is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
13 doctors shared insights

Combivir (Overview)

Combivir is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) side effexts bad?

Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) side effexts bad?

Many side effects: Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) has many side effects and some side effects like headache and neuropathy, anemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, hepatic toxicity and lactic acidosis and loss of appetite and loss of weight to list a few can make you stop the cmbivir compond. ...Read more

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Can you use kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) and combivir when you pregnant ?

Can you use kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) and combivir when you pregnant ?

Yes: These medications are used to treat hiv. Antiviral medications are recommended in pregnancy in order to reduce transmission to the baby. There is no evidence that either kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) or Combivir cause harm. ...Read more

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Is combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: This is a class c drug so there are some possible effects on the fetus. However, if you are on this drug then not taking it while pregnant can cause more problems for the baby. You should never stop this class of medications without taking to you infectious disease doctor first. It is vitally important that you stay on your meds so that you stay healthy and the baby does not become infected. ...Read more

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Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) side effects how long would the fatigue and bone aches of combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) last if i took only three so far, 2bd?

Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) side effects how long would the fatigue and bone aches of combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) last if i took only three so far, 2bd?

DISCUSS WITH YUR ID: You should discuss these side effects with your id doctor that if you should continue with the drug, sometime these side effects improve as you take the drug for few days. ...Read more

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Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) side effexts bad?

Many side effects: Combivir (lamivudine and zidovudine) has many side effects and some side effects like headache and neuropathy, anemia, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, hepatic toxicity and lactic acidosis and loss of appetite and loss of weight to list a few can make you stop the cmbivir compond. ...Read more

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Can you use kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) and combivir when you pregnant ?

Yes: These medications are used to treat hiv. Antiviral medications are recommended in pregnancy in order to reduce transmission to the baby. There is no evidence that either kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) or Combivir cause harm. ...Read more

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How does nician suuplement affect glucose level as mine was high, fasting? I do take 200 mg.Fenofibrate and 2 HIV meds combivir/sustiva. Thanks.

How does nician suuplement affect glucose level as mine was high, fasting? I do take 200 mg.Fenofibrate and 2 HIV meds combivir/sustiva. Thanks.

May raise slightly: Niacin often raises blood sugar by 4-5 mg/dl, esp. Shortly after starting treatment, but the effect usually dissipates over time. It can increase glucose more in those with high blood sugar. See https://www.Lef.Org/magazine/mag2007/mar2007_atd_01.Htm ; http://www.Med.Nyu.Edu/content?Chunkiid=21769. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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Lamivudine And Zidovudine (Definition)

Lamivudine|zidovudine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more