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Questions to Ask My Doctor

December 1997

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of medicine, or if I feel too sick to take my medicine?

  • What is my CD4+ count? Has it changed?

  • What is my viral load? Has it changed?

  • What medications are prescribed for me?


  • How many times a day do I take them?

  • What are their possible side effects?

Things to tell my doctor:

  • As soon as I take my medicine, I feel:

  • Before my next dose of medicine, I feel:

  • Changes in my eating habits:

  • Changes in my sleeping habits:

  • Side effects I have:

  • How often?

  • How long do they last?

  • What I do that helps reduce the side effects:

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This article was provided by AIDSinfo. It is a part of the publication HIV Protease Inhibitors and You. Visit the AIDSinfo website to find out more about their activities and publications.