|Not a question but input
Oct 17, 2006
Rayataz to Lexiva
Oct 10, 2006
I've been on Epzicom, Rayataz, Novir for 10 month now. I had good VL surpression within weeks. My CD4 went up from 250 to 377 (20% to 30%) - so far so good. I have problems with my stomach al the time (accid) as well as high biliburin levels. For the last two++ month I had most days bad fatigue. Today my doctor switched my Rayataz to Lexiva. He thinks that might help with the stomach problems and elevated biliburin. As to the fatigue he wasn't sure... Does that switch sound like a good move to you? Is the risk of liphostrophy higher with Lexiva than Rayataz? What about other side effects?
That question was in the Bodies newsletter. I noticed the person is taking Norvir (ritonavir). I took that for a month and it is very hard on the stomach and causes burning and acid reflux along with many other things. It is a nasty drug but helps those who can handle it I guess. I just wanted to add my input as a man with experience and I know exactly what the person is dealing with.
Thanks for all the usefull info and the help you are giving to people in need.
| Response from Dr. Wohl
Thanks. Mark. You are correct. Norvir (ritonavir) can cause stomach problems for some people.
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