Abacavir/lamivudine

What is Abacavir/lamivudine?

Abacavir/lamivudine (INNs) is a combination drug for the treatment of HIV infection. It is marketed as Kivexa in most countries except for the United States, where it is branded as Epzicom. It is a fixed dose combination of a certain crystal form of lamivudine (3TC, Epivir) and the hemisulphate salt of abacavir (ABC, Ziagen).

Lamivudine and abacavir are both nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI).

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Does kivexa and efavirenz contraindicate with metronidazole and ciproflaxazin

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Not contraindicated but.

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No, kivexa and efavirenz are not contraindicated...

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Hi aim a 33 yr old male who is HIV positive. I take care of myself and my HIV levels are undetectable due to sestina and epzicom . I have gained...

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HCG should not be advised In fact nothing should be tried without medical supervision , more so because you are HIV +. It is a matter of great...

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Hi aim a 33 yr old male who is HIV positive. I take care of myself and my HIV levels are undetectable due to sestina and epzicom . I have gained...

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Does kivexa and efavirenz contraindicate with metronidazole and ciproflaxazin

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