|Switching medication due to lipo
Jun 30, 2013
Hi from Berlin, Dr Young . I began with meds one year ago with good results: truvada, darunavir, norvir once a day. Unfortunately its becoming quite visible for my coworkers the loss of fat in my face (sunken cheeks). Should I try another combination of drugs or just think of cosmetical procedures to get it better? Thank you.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Good to hear that you're doing well on your medications- lipoatropy is not one generally associated with the medications that you're taking. As such, I don't think that switching your meds will result in the changes that you'd like to see.
Be sure that your care provider is aware of your symptoms and also looks for other medical conditions that might be contributing.
In the end, certain medications like Sculptra or Radiense do help with the appearance-related complications and in the hand of an experienced provider can make a world of difference.
I hope that helps, BY
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