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A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects


A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects
  • Acknowledgements and Credits
  • Introduction
  • Appetite Loss
  • Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy
  • Bone Death and Destruction
  • Cardiac Concerns
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Gas and Bloating (Flatulence)
  • Hair Loss
  • Headaches
  • Insulin Resistance and Diabetes
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver Toxicity
  • Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Nightmares, Daymares and Sleeping Difficulties
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Skin Problems
  • Sexual Difficulties
  • The End
  • Shopping for Supplements

  • Acknowledgements and Credits

    CATIE would like to thank the following people for working with us to help produce this guide. Their time and knowledge were invaluable and much appreciated.

    Medical Advisory Committee
    Dr. Kevin Gough (Ontario)
    Diana Johansen, RD (British Columbia)
    Dr. Tasleem Kassam (Alberta)
    Dr. Robert O'Brien (Quebec)

    Lark Lands

    RonniLyn Pustil

    Editorial Committee
    Sean Hosein
    Tim Rogers

    David McIver
    Wayne Stump

    Design and Layout
    Studio Bello! Susan Hedley

    Beverly Deutsch

    CATIE thanks Health Canada's Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS, as well as Bristol-Myers Squibb and GlaxoSmithKline in partnership with Shire BioChem for funding this guide, including their respective representatives, Ruth Pritchard and Lorne Fox.

    First edition (2002) revised (2006)

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    This article was provided by Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange. Visit CATIE's Web site to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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