|Headaches Headaches Headaches
Oct 28, 2008
I have frequent headaches that will not go away with the usual Motrin, Tylenol and Aspirin. Any thoughts on how to better manage this side effect?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Persistent severe headaches are not a common side effect of HIV therapy. Management would depend partly on which regimen you are taking and what is your HIV status (CD4 count, history of AIDS, HIV level), what other medications your are taking, and presence of other medical problems (such as high blood pressure). If a thorough evaluation suggests that one of your HIV meds could be contributing then a trial of an alternative regimen might be worth considering. KH
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