|getting dizzy on meds after 7 years
Jan 10, 2010
i have been taking sustiva and trizavir for 7 years now. my viral load has been undetectable and my CD4 has been in the 500-600 range. my last test my numbers changed. i was fighting a cold when i has the test done. since then i have been getting dizzy when taking my meds. what could possibly be going on? is this an advance with hiv or am i needing to change the meds?
Response from Dr. Henry
You should have a clinical evaluation done to assess what factors could be contributing to your new onset dizziness. Many non HIV factors could be involved (such as an inner ear infection), as well as problems from the meds such as a low blood count (from AZT) or development of resistant (check HIV level). It would be unusual for a patient who has done well after 7 years who has been very adherent on meds to suddenly develop a new side effect to the meds or have the meds fail but it could happen so an evaluation is warranted. KH
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