Changing Meds/Cambiando Medicamentos

UPDATE OF MEDS: As some know, I “once again” asked my doctor to change my medication regimen! I took Trizivir for 10 years. It was a good medicine but I noticed that my red blood cells were enlarged. I have always been adherent, but I asked my doctor to change me to Atripla almost 4 years ago. This was also a good medicine, but I knew it was time for a change because of the Sustiva in it. I am so happy that I am proactive with my treatment and I discussed with my doctor that I wanted to change to Tivicay and Truvada. I started last night and I had no side effects and did not wake up today with any effects or the hangover-like state that I was always in with Atripla in the mornings. I had an awesome good night sleep and this is a good thing! Follow your instincts!

ACTUALIZACION DE MEDICAMENTOS: Algunos saben que tome el medicamento Trizivir por 10 anos. Esta era una buena medicina, pero note que mis células rojas estaban engrandecidas en los laboratorios y decidí cambiar el régimen de medicinas. Siempre he tenido mucha adherencia, pero le dije a mi medico que quería cambiar al medicamento Atripla y estuve en este régimen por casi 4 anos. El medicamento Atripla me sirvió mucho, pero necesitaba cambiar el medicamento por es Sustiva que tiene el Atripla y sus efectos en el sistema nervioso. Entonces hable con mi medico y le dije que me cambiara a Tivicay y Truvada. Empecé anoche y no tuve absolutamente ningún efecto secundario o como me sentía cuando despertaba, con la cabeza embotada. Dormí muy bien y esto es algo súper bueno para mi!!! Sigue tus instintos.

Tags: 

like0

Blog themes: 

Do you get our newsletter?

admin's picture

Sign up for our monthly Newsletter and get the latest info in you in box.

seventh name
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:52pm

JULIA SANCHEZ's picture

BrooklynLatina923 liked the aglm_blog My HIV Life Today

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:40pm

Learn about reasonable accommodation in the workplace, your rights by law as a person living with HIV, and how to take care of yourself at work.

Learn about common signs and causes of stress, how stress affects HIV+ women, and how to both reduce and cope with the stress in your life.

Learn about repairing the damage to the immune system caused by HIV, as well as about Immune Reconstitution Inflammation Syndrome (IRIS).

Browse Blogs by Theme