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thoughts on bitter taste
Jun 9, 2002

I had the a similar problem with a HORRIBLE taste in my mouth with videx ec. It didn't happen right away but once it started it never went away.Mine became extremely mettalic. I found digestive enzymes helped alot.I switched from videx to viread because of other side efects and to my suprise the metalic taste totally disappeared. I know not everyone has that option available,but I thought I'd share my experience. Also,this may be unique to me,but I had developed pretty swollen parotid glands during treatment and I think the videx contributed because they are smaller now.(alot) We'll have to see if viread causes them to reinflate(I hope not)..Thanks

Response from Dr. Henry

Thanks for sharing your experience regarding Videx and the metallic taste. KH



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