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Tenofovir Side Effects

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KALETRA+3TC+TENOFOVIR SIDE EFFECTS

Hello there. I have been on different schemes of ARVs for years since 2000 with no success regarding adherence because of side effects. Now I'm on Kaletra+3tc+tenofovir and, thank God, after a week or so the side effects (nausea, vomiting, upset...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...For that regimen the news in mostly good in that the GI side effects are often rough early and then usually diminish. If you are lucky enough to start tolerating the meds well from the stomach Read more »

Lopinavir/Tenofovir Side Effects

25 days ago two of my three HIV drugs where changed. I switched from Sustiva (Efavirenz) andVidex... Read more »

How long side effect will last?

I'm now taking Kaletra+Lamivudine+Tenofovir, side effect is diarrhea. I 'd like to know for how... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tenofovir Side Effects

...clinical trials for the testing of HIV drugs usually do not have other serious underlying medical conditions. In the real world outside of a clinical trial, people with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) can have other health-related issues, such as co-infections,... Read more »
The Body PRO

For Potency Tenofovir Equals d4T but Tenofovir Beats d4T With Less Frequent and Common Side Effects

... Favorable Metabolic Profile for Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) Versus Stavudine (d4T) When Used in Combination With Lamivudine and Efavirenz in Antiretroviral-Naive Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tenofovir (Viread)

...taken with the protease inhibitors atazanavir (Reyataz) and lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) . This can increase the risk of tenofovir side effects. Tenofovir decreases blood levels of atazanavir. Ritonavir should be taken when atazanavir is... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...also approved for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in adults. It is not known whether tenofovir DF is safe and effective for treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in children under the age of 18 years. Dosage... Read more »
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about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side effect of this? any help would be geat. thanks Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im pretty scared of the side effects like steven jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle... Read more »

Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...have to take...and you know how it goes. Now, I will be taking INTELENCE 120, VIREAD, NORVIR and PREZISTA. The problem - side effects. After ALL these years, I have NEVER read the side-effect labels. This time I did and had a big time meltdown.... Read more »