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Sustiva Side Effects

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Sustiva side effects

...HI,are you aware of any studies that have data about Sustiva side effects? Such as the % of people who don't experience side effects and how many people experience mild to moderate for the first few
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...> 50% of patients initially have central nervous side effects that are bothersome during the first 4 weeks. By 4 weeks those symptoms have diminished in all but perhaps 10% who have persistent Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva Side Effects

I have been managing the side effects of my medications with marijuana and have had great results. ... Read more »

Return of Sustiva Side Effects

...There was a recent question concerning the return of Sustiva side effects after 18 months of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dizzy, Dreamy, Depressed: Dealing With Sustiva Side Effects

...the lower viral load and higher CD4 T-cells count, a new antiretroviral drug brings unpleasant -- sometimes even unbearable -- side effects. One of the most popular antiretrovirals (ARVs) today is the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...could I take my friend's Atripla instead of my Sustiva + Truvada without any worries? I think I'm experiencing all the classic Sustiva side effects: fuzziness, anxiety, insomnia and depression. What can I do? Do I have to switch all of my meds,... Read more »
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... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 600 mg tablet, Read more »
Project Inform

Isentress Equal to Sustiva in First Line Therapy

...type found in the US. The study assessed the number of people who had undetectable HIV and the rate of change in CD4s. Side effects were also studied, including effects on the central nervous system (CNS) and changes in fats/cholesterol levels... Read more »
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sustiva side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but need to know for how long...most people/docs say the side effedts... Read more »

med changes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How is treatment going with Truvada/Sustiva? Any side effects? How are your numbers? Energy level? Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... Read more »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and choloesteral have starting to creep into the high values. My doc has now suggested dropping Crixivan for Sustiva? He states of the 50 patients in his practice that have done this only 1 has not maintained ... Read more »