|To Dr Brian
Nov 17, 2004
hi, u wrote me with my currect cd4(721) I should not take viramune the problem is my options are pretty limited ... as i have resistance to other option and for example reyataz was not approved at my country so at the moment i do take stockrin but once i'll start trying to get pregnant i'll have to switch it to viramune, that is realy the only option i have due to a limit market of drugs here in my country and due to my resistance, so what can i do? Am i in danger? and what about the cd4? is that bad 721? what should i do in order to help my cd4 get higher? Does stress get my cd4 down cause i feel so stress all the time ...
Response from Dr. Conway
Life is a series of choices...For you, the risk of severe liver toxicity on Viramune is 11%. This should be part of the discussion you will have with your doctor...
Help with locating a Doctor
how long with hiv
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.