|rash from Sustiva all of a sudden...
Aug 30, 2002
Have taken Sustiva for a week, & now am only experiencing rash...today was raining, I walked more than usual outside, ...was wondering...what are all the factors that may affect this reaction? Food? Emotional state? Drinking water from fountain? etc??? Thanks.
| Response from Dr. Henry
The rash from Sustiva is not fully understood but has not been linked to any of the factors you mention. The rash is a hypersensitivity reaction to the efavirenz itself. Often it is mild and can be treated through-your HIV doc should see the rash and discuss with you. KH
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