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Which Meds Cause Loss of Facial Fat

Apr 26, 2008

Which Meds are proven to cause loss of facial fat. I take reyataz/truvada/norvir. I am starting to notice some dimpling indicative of loss of facial fat. Can you offer a list of the worst offenders?

Response from Dr. Pierone

Hello and thanks for posting.

The worst offenders for causing loss of facial fat are AZT (zidovudine, Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) and d4T (stavidine, Zerit).

When does Facial Wasting start taking place?
fat face and buffalo hump

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