|if i have not taken haart for a month what happens?
Dec 20, 2008
my boyfriend has not taken his arv for about six weeks, he is on truvada245mg and sustiva 600mg he currently thinks he is God or the devil, what is the cause,should i get his cd4 count checked before contiuning his haat or shouls i just start him off again. he seems to have lost his mind compleely
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your boyfriend thinks he is God or the devil??? Hmm . . . usually folks would identify with one or the other fairly easily, as these two dudes are quite easy to tell apart: A serene majestic figure with Cherub angels playing harps and all the saints of heaven clustered nearby compared to a wicked-looking dude in a red suit with horns and a pointy tail surrounded by hell's fire and a host of rightwing wingnuts. But nonetheless, angel or demon, your boyfriend should not just restart his meds after a six-week hiatus. Rather, he needs to see his HIV specialist without delay. His previous regimen may no longer be appropriate or effective. The HIV specialist will also delve into the reasons he stopped his medications six weeks ago side effects, toxicity, cost, etc. And if indeed your boyfriend "seems to have lost his mind," this needs to be medically evaluated as well. Perhaps you could accompany him to his next visit to help explain to the HIV specialist what's been going on with your main squeeze. Once he gets restarted on his antiretrovirals, try to help him adhere to his medication schedule. Nonadherence can quickly lead to all kinds of trouble.
Good luck to you both.
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