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Stocrin side effects
Jul 18, 2009

I started medication last night for aids. T cell count 189 viral load 170000. I had a terrible night with dreams and I got sick - vomited three or four times. I feel hung over today and very weak and dizzy. I am also on Viread and Lamivudine. Please tell me if this is common. Last night after taking drugs - three hours I was like very drunk.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for your post.

The dreams and drunken symptoms you describe are quite common after the first few doses of medication regimens that include efavirenz (Stocrin, Sustiva or part of Atripla/Viraday). Such symptoms usually improve quickly over the course of a few days; should they not, be sure to let your healthcare provider know.

Be well, BY

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