|post jaundice effects
Jan 21, 2002
my wife cd4 is <400.i started given tb drugs due to lymphnodes simultaniously with saquanavir,3tc&d4t.due to drug interaction she got a severe jaundice(lft 15.5)after recovery from it she was effected by severe herpes zoster.what should i do now.shall i switch over to neverapine or continue with other PI like nelfanavir. thank you.
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Your wife's severe jaundice was probably the result of the protease inhibitor plus TB drugs such as rifampin. The shingles had nothing to do with what HIV medicines she was on. If there is a desire to change therapy, you can certainly do that if you wish, but you don't need to do that.
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