|sustiva & anxiety
Dec 27, 2005
hi iv been on sustiva & truvada for 1o months & have been suffering real bad from anxiety. i was little depressed before going on meds but now things are getting worse i dont want to go out any more i have trouble talking to people even my own friends as i get anxious & panicky. my vl is undetectable & my cd4 is 500 so i really dont no what to do as the meds are obviously doing good in that sense. any advive would be great as im really going mad at the mo.
| Response from Dr. Henry
I would discuss how you are feeling with your HIV specialist. Often a switch to an alternative to Sustiva would be considered depending on your treatment history and which drugs are available where you are located. Nevirapine or a protease inhibitor would often maintain viral suppression with less central nervous system problems. KH
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