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

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Condition: HIV
9/14/2014 12:35:18 AM

Reviewer: Mplsguy, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take this drug with isentress. This was my original regimen that I began in Oct 2009. No side effects or problems. Undetectable VL since starting.

Condition: HIV
2/25/2014 8:22:00 AM

Reviewer: Xabia, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Truvada with Viramune (neviripine) since 2005. Viral load undetectable since then. However there are now concerns re phosphate levels in kidneys and will have to have it monitored closely (RPB test).

Condition: HIV
12/28/2013 4:50:43 AM

Reviewer: hope, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Great meds in combo with intresses no side effects yet though have few issues with motions and itchiness, but not sure if they are due to meds.

Condition: HIV
8/15/2013 10:58:04 AM

Reviewer: Charles, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking Truvada since 2004. Issentress was added in 2011. I have taken AIDS meds since 1994. My viral load has ranged from 1200 to 3M, but recently has been at 27K. My CD4 is between 325 and 625. My CD4 % is usually 14%. I have numerous side effects including a hospitalization for pancreatitis, nightmares,kidney disease, gas, drowsiness, fatty liver, excessive sweating and accumula ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
7/6/2013 3:02:36 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on truvada and isentress for just over a year and have had great results. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4 count has gone from 50 to 326. Never had any side effects. Easy to take. I have a great Dr.

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