Feb 20, 1998
I get so angry whenever I read on this forum about someone who has been taking d4T, ddI, or ddC despite severe peripheral neuropathy. These drugs have been around for years, and anyone treating HIV disease should know that they can cause or exacerbate PN. I recall one questioner who had PN and who was on TWO of the "D" drugs. How could any doctor be so careless as to continue a patient on these drugs when the patient is suffering badly from PN? I guess this points up the need for us patients to keep informed. The doctors on this forum perform a very valuable service. Thank you all very much. - Grateful in rainy Northern California
Response from Dr. Gallant
You said it more explicitly than I did. Thanks. JG
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