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Fuzeon Side Effects

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Fuzeon - Side Effects - Long Term

I have been using Fuzeon since it was first approved. Over time, my injection site reactions seem to have become worse. They are more painful and last longer. Also, recent blood testing shows elevated CPK levels (which seems to be a side effect...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing your injection sites are also an issue. I would recommend the "Nurse Connection" which is a free service to patients on Fuzeon. Your practitioner could make a referral to the service or you could call 1-888-321-2233 for information on how to... Read more »

About Fuzeon side effects

Is it common to have anxiety attacks with fuzeon?I've only been taking it for 6 days(along with... Read more »

Fuzeon Side Effects

Hi Dr. Boyle, I am currently fighting hyperlipidemia on my current cocktail. I was curious to know... Read more »
The Body

Fuzeon's Side Effects

...HIV treatment-experienced people felt physically better once Fuzeon was included in their regimen. Many of the most common side effects reported with other HIV medications -- such as nausea or diarrhea -- were actually less common in people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fuzeon Side Effects Likely Will Limit Drug's Use to Two, Three Years, Industry Analyst Says

...The side effects of injecting the antiretroviral drug Fuzeon likely will limit each HIV-positive person's use of the drug to two or three years Read more »
The Body

Fuzeon: A Review of the First Entry Inhibitor

...completely different way than existing anti-HIV drugs. What makes fusion inhibitors different is that they work on the outside of CD4 cells to prevent HIV from entering (infecting) healthy CD4 cells. Other anti-HIV drugs work inside CD4... Read more »
The Body

Who Most Benefits From Fuzeon

...virtually all other medications. Waiting until that happens will only limit Fuzeon's benefit. Previous | Next: Fuzeon's Side Effects Read more »
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Posted by Monchhichi, 2 Replies
...Just a question I want to get feedback on...To anyone on Fuzeon...What type of side effects are you getting and injection site reactions? Does anyone have any tips they can give on ISR's? My husband has been Read more »

Infuzeeon - anybody tried it?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...get about on my own. I feel much more free and comfortable. Maybe I could be compliant with a new med regimen. If the side effects of Infuzeon are bad, however, compliance will become a problem again. I can't bear too much more pain and... Read more »

A 30 Day Miracle. CD4 goes from 160 to 500!

Posted by CLT, 3 Replies
All praises go to GOD. I had to let the world know the good news. I started Atripla (coupled with my faith in God and prayer) 30 days ago and my CD4 count went from 160 (which by right is full blown AIDS) to 500 in a matter of 30 days. I couldnt... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...treatment. A study sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in Uganda found a highly effective and safe drug for preventing transmission of HIV from an infected mother to her newborn. Independent studies... Read more »