|tingling in hands/arms on PEP
May 8, 2012
hi doc, I have started taking PEP (kaletra and truvada) and have noticed I have been getting some tingling in my fingers/arms ... was wondering if this was a side effect and if this will go away or stay for all 28 days of treatment?!
| Response from Dr. Henry
Kaletra can cause odd nerve sensations around face or hands in some patients-usually stops quickly when meds are stopped. Standard HIV or drug related nerve problems (peripheral neuropathy) rarely would start in hands/fingers. Stress/hyperventilation can cause tingling in fingers/arms as can pinched nerves or blood vessels. KH
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