Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Resistant after stopping drug?
Feb 5, 2004

I have been on a Med break for the second time in the last year. I have been off for 4 weeks now because of Nausia caused by a multiple of medical issues. I want to know, Am I going to be resistant to that class or set of drugs? My numbers were +1000 t-cellsand 0 viral when we stopped.

Response from Dr. Lee

If your viral level was not detectable when you discontinued your medications, it is unlikely that any significant resistance to this particular regimen will have developed due to stopping the entire regimen. If you do not have a high viral level when you are off medicines and your T-cells are stable (and especially if they have never been very low) you may not need to go back on treatment for a while. Remember,it is very important that you check with your doctor and have close monitoring if you choose to hold on treatment.



Previous
Major Treatment Fatigue
Next
Side Effects from DDI and Saquinavir at thirs chage in RX in 13 years

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement