|Sustiva side effects
Dec 20, 2006
HI, are you aware of any studies that have data about Sustiva side effects? Such as the % of people who don't experience side effects and how many people experience mild to moderate for the first few weeks and how many have bad side effects that don't improve and need to be taken off it?
Thanks so much, Craig
| Response from Dr. Henry
> 50% of patients initially have central nervous side effects that are bothersome during the first 4 weeks. By 4 weeks those symptoms have diminished in all but perhaps 10% who have persistent annoying central nervous symptoms side effects (such as sleep abnormalities, dream abnormalities, a spacy/hung over feeling0. Stomach complaints and rash occur in a minority of patients and will resolve in most over 4-6 weeks. Perhaps 5-10% of patients request to switch off Sustiva after the first 4-6 weeks due to those sort of problems. KH
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