Aug 6, 2008
i am 24 year old its first week with med truvada + Sustiva and it is giving me so much dizziness and i cant even walk or hold anything how long dose it will stay like that and what Elc is waiting for me in side effects i am so scare
Response from Dr. Henry
Many patients experience symptoms similar to yours during their first weeks on Sustiva. For most (90%+) the symptoms diminish over the first 2-4 weeks such that after 4 weeks less than 10% of patients continue to note annoying side effects. If the symptoms persist or remain intolerable then a switch from efavirenz to an alternative medication (such as a boosted protease inhibitor) is a consideration. KH
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