response to brown spots
Mar 21, 2004
I just wanted to let you know that I also developed brown "age spots" while on Combivir. My doctor had not seen it before, although it is known to cause pigment changes. It stopped when I stopped and changed to tenofovir and Epivir, and they are gradually fading. I hope that this helps.
Response from Dr. Conway
Although zidovudine is quite an effective drug, it does seem to be associated with many non-specific side effects such as you describe. Thankfully, these remain uncommon.
An important fact to remember for those of you taking this drug...
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