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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Combivir oral.

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Condition: HIV
9/20/2008 6:38:25 PM

Reviewer: paul , 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It is keeping me alive I know that. I had no side effects from this drug. I have been taking it for 10 years

Condition: HIV
3/14/2008 10:39:41 AM

Reviewer: carol, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
hiv

Condition: HIV
1/21/2008 2:18:38 PM

Reviewer: jimzplace3546@aol.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
12 years on Combivir with no known negative impact. Just a word to the wise. The drug Reyataz raised my liver enzymes in 3 categories to over 325. This could have destroyed my liver and, at 67 years of age I doubt I would be a likely candidate for a transplant. Doctors are busy and don't remember everything they should. If you are prescribed this drug, insist on a follow up blood draw in 3-4 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
11/20/2007 9:29:04 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on combivir for 5 years and have not had a single bad experience with it

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