|leg cramps and hypoglycemia
May 1, 2000
After changing my treatment to Norvir/crixivan/d4t/3tc/ddi+zovirax, I started experiencing frequent leg and foot cramps at night (up to 5 times per night); potassium and calcium levels are OK; addition of Quinine did not solve the problem. I also suffer from dizziness resulting in nervousness and tremor, which I think is hypoglycemia, for a few hours per day. Eating better is not solving. Any idea if this drug related? VL is 3600, T4 at 290, HIV for 15 years.
Response from Dr. Dieterich
Sometimes adding a magnesium supplement like slow-mag will help the cramps. The other thing you can do is stretch out the calf muscles before bedtime. If those symptoms are hypoglycemia, a low carb high protein diet may help. Is your blood pressure OK? Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.
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