Mar 18, 2002
I came off of Combivir last week due to severe anemia and was placed on Epivir and Zerit and continuing Sustiva. I've noticed my heart racing/heaving pounding which I did not experience before the switch. The anemia has left me fatigued, with some dizziness. Should I be alarmed about the heart pounding...is that a sympton of the body coping with the anemia?
Response from Dr. Henry
Anemia can cause that symptom but a quick clinical evaluation would be prudent to rule out other problems. KH
hiv test plus cd4/vl test done at the same time.
Symptoms after three years?
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