Jan 19, 2006
I have been off meds for about the last year. Now my doctor is wanting me to back on my meds again. He took me off my meds for two reasons- 1 my counts were doing very well and 2 I was having excessive diarrhea. I guess my question is- since the last year is there any new HIV medication out that wont effective me like they have in the past?
Response from Dr. Henry
Many newer HIV meds particularly in the protease inhibitor class are better tolerated then older meds or formulatons. Those include saquinavir, fosamprenavir, atazanavir, or even Kaletra. Other meds getting use in newer regimens include efavirenz, FTC, tenofovir, and abacavir which often cause little GI problems. Your HIV specialist who knows your HIV treatment history is the best person to assess which of the newer meds would perhaps be suitable for you. KH
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