|FROM REYATAZ TO PREZISTA
Jun 24, 2012
HELLO DOCTOR ,
I AM TAKING PREZISTA FOR ABOUT 3 MONTHS NOW, I SWITCHED FROM REYATAZ TO PREZISTA, BUT HERE IS MY QUESTION. I FEEL STOMACH DISCOMFORT, I GET MORE HEADACHES THAN EVER BEFORE AND MY LAST MENSTRUATION LAST LONGER . IS THIS NORMAL? DOES PREZISTA IS THE MAIN REASON FOR THIS OR IS THE HIV VIRUS ITSELF? THANKS IN ADVANCE!!!
| Response from Dr. Young
It's not clear from what you've posted what the cause of your new symptoms are, but any new symptom after a medication switch naturally raises the possibility of a medication side effect or unexpected drug-drug interaction.
I'd suggest speaking to your pharmacist or health care provider.
Be well, BY
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