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bitter taste
May 18, 2006

I am on Tricor, Sustiva and Truvada. The last added was Tricor about four months ago. Suddenly all food tastes bitter. I have some mild discomfort (a tight full feeling)just under my rib cage in the center but no pain or acid reflux type symptons. Any idea what might be causing this and what to do to stop it. It makes eating very unpleasant. Thanks.

Response from Dr. Henry

What you describe is not very common with Tricor in my experience though bloating and dry mouth sensations are reported. I assume you have had a liver/gallbladder/pancreas evaluation and there is no evidence for kidney or muscle problems? KH

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