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Reviews for Stribild to treat HIV Infection
Review by Anonymous:
Started the medication a month ago. Was nervous in the beginning but appear not to be a a big deal at all. Taking it first thing in the morning, no noticeable side effects. Overall feeling great and able to enjoy my active sport live.
Taking it since last 3 days, no side effects so far. I am hoping that after a month my rest results come up better. I am already undetectable. I hated taking 4-5 combination for drugs. Now I am happy with a pill.
Review by Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
I've been on 4 different HIV combos since I was diagnosed in 2009. When I started treatment I had a viral load over 1M and a CD4 of 42. All of the other treatments did work however their side effects greatly impacted my quality of life. This is the first treatment that has had no apparent side effects.
Been on Stribild for 4 weeks when I had my blood tests done.
Prior had a Viral load of 360,000. Now I am undetectable! After just 4 weeks.
My CD4 has gone from 350 to 450 in same time.
Very happy. Only side effect is I feel a little day sickness, but it seems to be more dehydration than anything. Drink a lot of water you will be fine! Haven't really changed anything in my life, not that it was crazy before.
I am on my 3rd day of Stribild and so far no side effects at all. If anything, I feel a bit better than I had been feeling before the medication. So I am relieved another step is over with for me. I just wanted people to know who may be worried initially.
I started taking Stribild in November so it has been almost 3 months. The first two weeks I felt like I had a very mild hangover, a bit headachey and queasy. But very mild. It did not affect my work or anything else. After the first two weeks those symptoms went away entirely and I haven't had any side effects whatsoever, despite traveling and having a very active life. Before Stribild my CD4 was around 400 and my viral load set point was around 170,000. My last test my CD4 was 1201 and my viral load was under 200. I have insurance and a card from Gilead that pays my deductible, so the cost is zero. If you can I would not delay or put off going on medication.
So it's been about 2 months now. And through the entire experience I haven't had any side effects. I just had blood work done about a week ago and am awaiting to see where my viral load is at. So I'll post again when I find out.
I've been taking Stribild for two months. My viral load is undetectable but I have had two noticeable side effects. The first is severe diahrea that lasts for several days, then clears up only to reappear several days to a week later. The second is very vivid and wild dreams.
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