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belly fat with those meds ?

Jun 16, 2008


i take ziagen / viread / sustiva and that cocktail have been working fine for years but ... i'm gaining belly fat.

could it be caused by the treatmnet, or should i look more closely to my regimen and training ?



Response from Dr. Pierone

This regimen is not particularly known for producing belly fat, but we do not have a clear hierarchy of the relative metabolic toxicities of antiretroviral medications. So honestly, we don't know.

There is certainly a tendency for increase in body fat with age and this must be considered as well. Regular vigorous exercise may help your situation and is certainly important.

Thanks for posting and best of luck!

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