Intelence Side Effects
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineJoint side effects have not been a prominent side effect of use of etravirine or raltegravir though have been reported at a low rate (often difficult to ascribe a side effect to one drug when many drugs and other health conditions active for a given... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have not had any of my patients experience mucous rectal discharge due to raltegravir or etravirine though some patients have deloped more general loose stools that usaully abated over several weeks. Local or more generalized gut infections may... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have seen and heard about cases of depression that seem to be linked to raltegravir (Isentress)but I haven't seen much (isolated reports) linking depression to etravirine (Intelence). Recommend discussing with your HIV specialist and try to... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineFatty foods/substances increase the levels of efavirenz which may result in more side effects. To my knowledge that is not as much a problem with etravirine so should be OK to take it with flax seed. I am not aware of any formal study on the matter... Read more »
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Posted by nevereasy, 2 RepliesAnyone taking these two drugs together? One or the other?. I seem to be extremely fatigued and weak. Additionally I am off balance also have a marked increase in my need to take a lorazapam ( anti anxiety) . Anybody else have any of these problems? ... Read more »
Posted by Monchhichi, 1 ReplyAre there any side effects that you have been noticing? My husband just started these at the beginning of April and he is having one side effect that is not listed as a possible side effect of either med. They both have the basic side effects... Read more »
Posted by laguy38vI started on Intelence over 8 days ago and I broke out in a rash all over my body. My Doctor wants me to continue and see if the rash will go away once my body gets use to the new drug. Has anyone had the same problem?
He put me on presnisone to help... Read more »
Posted by laguy38v, 2 RepliesHi has anyone had a rash because of it and if so did it finally go away?
I have a horrible rash after 8 days and my Doctor wants me to stay on it with the hope it will go away.
Thank you for any information. Read more »
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