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lost time & side effects
Feb 10, 2009

If you're not in the mood of answering questions, please, just don't answer instead of answering "this is not the correct forum". Some of the questions answered this way are of great interest.

On the other hand: If I'm already having abnormal lab results after 10 months of treatment (Norvir, Invirase and Truvada)how possibly would they stabilize?

Response from Dr. Henry

There is no mention of what labs are abnormal on your current regimen of ritonavir/saquinavir/Truvada. The major labs that might become abnormal on that regimen are related to lipids (the protease inhibitors) and occasionally kidney tests (the tenofovir in Truvada). That regimen is usually fairly liver and glucose friendly. If your lipids have increased then a discussion with your HIV doc is warranted about whether a switch is a possbility versus diet/exercise or other treatment. KH



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