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Mar 11, 2002

I have been taking follwing mediacations since July 1999 Nelfinavir(5twice a day) 3tc 1+1 zerit 1+1 This kind of cocktail causes a light neropathy which hinders me comple feeling especially in the left part of the body and in the penis ( although I haven't any impotence referring to some whatever erectile disfunction. What can I do?

Response from Dr. Henry

It would be unusual for drug related neuropathy to localize in the manner you described. I suggest an evaluation by a neurologist to determine the nature of your neuropathy. If the opinion is that the drugs could be contributing then switching off the zerit (and possible the 3TC) might be a consideration. KH

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