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

Overall User Ratings

5 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 5
Condition: HIV
10/18/2009 9:00:14 PM

Reviewer: purplehaze, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
since starting this medication had most of the side effects i would not recommend this drug .

Condition: HIV
10/14/2008 1:46:34 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i am taking this medication as part of HIV therapy. i love it! it is so easy to take! it is one of three medications for me, and it is working so well. If you are to begin taking it, the side effects were not too bad for me. i had a "flu" for two days, some levels were adjusted, and not a single problem since. I will say, that I am always hot now. sleeping is a bit of a challenge, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
5/3/2008 1:32:56 PM

Reviewer: Edie Evans, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began Epzicom about a month ago (in conjunction with Kaletra) Frankly I was very uneasy about taking it since the side effects can be so daunting. Of course my doctor tested before I began it. I like just the one dose daily. I had some side effects for about a day (dry heaving) but those disappeared quickly. I think I will always have the deep itching and diarreah (Ii just cannot seem to spe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
4/17/2008 11:20:55 AM

Reviewer: RicknDC, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been using Epzicom since it was first made available, in conjuntion with Sustiva, and have had undetectable viral load, high CD4 counts and good CD4/CD8 ratio. The convenience of once daily dosing almost outweighs the outrageous, ever-increasing price.

Condition: HIV
3/23/2008 9:47:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
started taking it two days ago and having some sideeffects and at the moment not not what to do

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