Side effect of AZT to body or immune system in detailed! - JB
Oct 31, 2000
Dear Dr John Bartlett,
Hello, can u tell me the side effect of AZT to body or immune system in detailed. Thank you! :)
Response from Dr. Bartlett
AZT can have side effects, just like any antiretroviral drug. The side effect symptoms of AZT can include fatigue, headaches, nausea and malaise. Laboratory side effects can include lowered red blood and white blood cells. Overall, the total impact of AZT on the immune system is a plus -- it does raise CD4 cell counts.
John A. Bartlett, M.D.
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