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want to switch over from stavudine to tenofovir
Feb 3, 2013

I am on combinaation of lamivudine, stavudine and efavirenz for 10 years. I have developed suken cheeks and buffalo rumps. can i sswitch over to lamivudine, efavirenx and tenofovir?

Response from Dr. Henry

Generally that the switch from stavudine to tenofovir is a good move with maintenance of clinical benefit and some improvement in side effects including fat loss and other fat distribution issues. KH

Whey & ARVs
loss of foot pad/fat & cartlidge = pain!

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