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User Reviews for Lamivudine/zidovudine

Also known as: Combivir

Lamivudine/zidovudine has an average rating of 5.8 out of 10 from a total of 4 ratings on Drugs.com. 50% of those users who reviewed Lamivudine/zidovudine reported a positive effect, while 50% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
HIV Infection 7.0
3 reviews 66 medications
Occupational Exposure 2.0
1 reviews 18 medications
Summary of Lamivudine/zidovudine reviews 5.8 4 reviews

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Mark · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 29, 2020

Combivir (lamivudine / zidovudine) for HIV Infection: “Unfortunately Combivir didn't work well for me. My red blood cells dropped very drastically. I had to get a blood transfusion within 2 months of starting Combivir”

1 / 10
It'sSusie · Taken for less than 1 month April 5, 2015

Combivir (lamivudine / zidovudine) for Occupational Exposure: “I was stuck with a patient's bloody needle when he passed out unexpectedly and had to start Combivir for HIV prevention; given that said patient is active duty military (I am too), the chances of him having anything were minimal, but I chose to take it as a precaution anyway. The side effects were horrible: extreme fatigue, unrelenting daily nausea that I had to go and beg the doc to prescribe me zofran for, joint pain, can't eat more than a few bites of anything because I feel full, dizziness, and just general malaise almost like when you have the flu. Still got about two weeks to go on this stuff, hoping for the best,”

2 / 10
Leo7 August 25, 2014

Combivir (lamivudine / zidovudine) for HIV Infection: “Its a good medication for treating HIV never had a problem and it was well tolerable with no side affects.”

10 / 10
ROCCKY January 16, 2010

Combivir (lamivudine / zidovudine) for HIV Infection: “Well it's kept me alive for 13 years with the combination of crixivan. I've haven't had many side effects and it's kept my t cells at over 1000 and undetectable. Thank you for this wonderful drug.”

10 / 10

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