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swollen legs and feet
Sep 21, 2012

Is swollen legs and feet one of the sides effects of taking tribuss

Response from Dr. Henry

Tribuss (Atripla in US-containing efavirenz, FTC, and tenofovir) can sometimes contribute to kidney problems (usually due to the tenofovir) so you need to be seen by your HIV doctor of an assessment of kidney, liver, heart, nutrition, any possible mechanical obstruction of lymph/blood flow in the abdomen or other conditions that can cause swelling of the legs. KH

high cd4s/moderately high viral load
Hair loss on head

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