|Side effect loose motion
Jan 21, 2012
Hi, I'm on second line, ritonavir, atazanavir and lamivudine 150 mg +zidovudine 300 mg, in the morning i take lamivudine+zidovudine at 11:00 hrs and in the evening 21:00 hrs ritonavir, atazanavir and lamivudine+zidovudine. I have a loose motion in the morning is it because of the evening meds?? and as the day goes by i feel better. Plz help !! I'm very frustrated and weak.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Boosted protease inhibitors like atazanavir often have loose stools associated with them-zidovudine can also cause loose stools in some patients. Taking with food often will decrease loose stools-a number of interventions for loose stools (immodium, bran, yogurt) can help certain patients-I would discuss with your HIV provider. Many other problems can cause loose stools (ie lactose intolerance, infections) so can be a challenge to sort out. KH
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