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Crix belly
Oct 11, 1999

I have been off of crixivan for about 4 mos now.

I have gained about 35 lbs. When will I see a decrease in my weight?


Response from Dr. Dieterich

Dear Hood419,

It is hard to predict. Now that protease-inhibitors are not the only cause of lipodystrophy(see previous answer), other drugs or just treating HIV may be the cause of body habitus changes. Decrease your calories, exercise aerobically, and have your doctor check your testosterone. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.


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