The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

stocrin side effects
Nov 19, 2008

i have been on stocrin and aspen lamzid for almost 6 months and i notice that i'm going pale and my periods are not flowing. is anemia a side effect of these medications?

Response from Dr. Henry

Aspen lamzid is the generic combination of lamivudine (3TC) and zidovudine (AZT) which can cause anemia. If severe anemia is confirmed then if possible a switch to an alternative nucleoside combination would be advise (if available in your area). KH

lymphocyte count
itching feet

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



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 nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint