Side Effects of HIV Drugs
In addition to the side effects listed above, you can find more information on other possible side effects in the Diseases and Conditions section of the TWP website.
The majority of studies have shown that taking HIV drugs during pregnancy does not increase the risk of birth defects. However, there are certain HIV drugs that should not be used by pregnant women because of potential problems for the mother or the baby.
HIV+ women should not take Zerit (stavudine) and Videx (didanosine) at the same time if they are pregnant. Some pregnant women who took these drugs together developed lactic acidosis, which resulted in deaths. Sustiva (efavirenz) andView Full Article
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