Truvada & Viramune side effects
Oct 11, 2006
I have been treatment naive for just over 4 years and recently started on Truvada & Viramune due to a declining CD4%. I felt toxic and miserable the second week of the treatment and stopped the Viramune and phased out the Truvada as recommended by my doctor. I'm concerned because of how miserable I felt on these medications and missed a considerable time from work. Why did I feel so awful and could there be an interaction between these medications and Zoloft and/or alprazolam? Please help. joe in chicago
Response from Dr. Henry
Many patients will have side effects from differing HIV medications during the first weeks of therapy. Depending on the specific problems, often a switch can be made to an alternative regimen. Viramune can decrease the Zoloft and/or the alprzolam levels making them less effective. KH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Itchy Rash After Touching Dried Semen Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Rectal Bleeding After Anal Fingering Worried I Have HIV
- Are Black Spots On The Bottom Side Of Scrotum A Sign Of A Std?
- Does Monistat Cure Vaginal Thrush?
- What Does A Lot Of Clear Vaginal Discharge Mean?
- 90 Day Negative Elisa Hiv 1,2 Test
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.