|Sustiva wild side effects
Aug 18, 2010
I just started my new regiment of trivina and Sustiva. Last night was a trip to say the least. I felt like I was on some heavy drugs or had been drining all night. Couldn't sleep but drowsy. I also felt very euphoric but couldn't concentrate. Is this common and will these side effects subside. I could not function at work if I had to deal with this each night. Lucid thoughts as well.
| Response from Dr. Henry
You describe quite well the central nervous side effects frequently experienced when starting efavirenz (Sustsuva). Those effects occur in up to 50% of patients after starting and generally diminish over time such that perhaps < 10% still have annoying sleep/dream side/hang over side effects after 4-6 weeks. KH
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