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Side effects of pep
Mar 28, 2012

Dear Dr. Young, I started pep two weeks ago (combivir 2 times a day) I have been having fever in the last 4 days( 38c) as well I am feeling very week, having pains in the back, wrists and some muscles as well as been very weak and unable to do my daily usual duties. Can it be a side effect? Or maybe I'm just sick? What should I do? Thank you very much for your time.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

While Combivir can cause side effects of fatigue, headache or nausea, I wouldn't expect fever of muscle aches as a side effect.

If you're still having fevers, I'd contact your healthcare provider.

Be well, BY

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