|hypercoagulable state with art
Sep 2, 2007
Are there any HIV classes or individual drugs that cause an increase in clotting disorders such as DVTs?
| Response from Dr. Henry
There hasn't been a clear link between any of the HIV drugs and a hypercoagulable state though protease inhibitors can lead to an increased risk of bleeding in hemophilia patients. Increased risk for deep vein thrombosis or thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura have been reported in the setting of HIV infection but not generally related to antiretroviral therapy. KH
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