Apr 30, 2013
what should i use to ease skin rash as Im in a second month using Tribuss Tablets? My face skin is changing
| Response from Dr. Henry
Treatment depends on what type of skin rash you are experiencing. Patients starting effective HIV treatment can have flare-ups of severe seborrhea, folliculitis, ezcema and other conditions with treatment differing for the different problems. A common problem is a flare-up of seborrhea which can be helped with anti-fungal shampoo/creams or other topical(I sometimes refer to a dermatologist/skin specialist for serious cases) treatments for seborrhea. Ideally a more precise diagnosis is helpful to target treatment. Rarely a persistent rash should be do to an allergic reaction to one of the components of Tribuss (most commonly to efavirenz) for which antihistamines, topical steroids, or a switch to an alternative drug regimen might be considered depending on the circumstances. KH
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