|New Combo, New Side Effect
Nov 8, 2005
I started a new regimen of Reyatez, norvir+ truvada for about 2 weeks now, I started this new combo after I found out I was resistant to Sustiva. Since I started the new Combo, my appetite has increased dramatically also I am urinating alot more even 2 the point where I have wet the bed twice(scary), 1 night i went to the bathroom like 6 times within an hour. My Dr's tested me for diabetes, they said all my labs are fine and show no signs of diabetes. 1 of the warnings for the ATV & Norvir suggest you contact your physician if you experience this side effect, But my Dr's seem to be lost, do you know of why this is happening?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Some pxs seem to develop a sensitive bladder on ritonavir (Norvir) or with mild bilirubin increases on atazanavir. Tenofovir can lead to renal dysfunction and decreases in some electrolytes which may be worth testing for. I assume there is no evidence for a urinary tract infection? KH
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