truvada, reyataz and heart meds
Nov 29, 2004
My husband, just stared with truvada,reyataz and he takes lopressor,lipitor,and other heart medicines but since he stared with this meds about 2 weeks and a half ago he is been very sick with muscle pain in feet and calfs, the pain is intolerable, althought he has peripheral neuropathy the pain that he is experiencing now is a lot more worse since he stared with the truvada and the reyataz, should he stop and call to see you for an appointment? Please help. Desperate, wife.
Response from Dr. Pierone
He should definitely check up with his doctor. There are potential interactions between protease inhibitors and statins like Lipitor, especially if he takes the Reyataz with Novir. The muscle pain needs to be evaluated promptly. Good luck!
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