|Side Affects of Stribild
Jul 20, 2013
Can you tell me if blurred vision would be part of the side affects of Stribild or from having HIV for over 20yrs.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Blurred vision would rarely be a direct side effect from Stribild. If blood sugars were up or there was a drug interaction from another prescribed drug it is possible Stribild could be a factor. Blurred vision is an uncommon complication of HIV infection in the setting of controlled virus levels and a good CD4 (T-helper cell) count (i.e. > 350). Glaucoma, presbyopia, cataracts, and many other conditions can be seen with aging and are commonly seen in long term HIV survivors now > 50 years old (also common in the general population > 50). Recommend a review of your medications, an clinical evaluation, and an eye exam for new onset blurred vision. KH
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