Which Drugs Are Less Likely To Cause Lipodystrophy
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The Cutting EdgeAt this point, there is only speculation about the inevitability of body shape changes. Not all bellies are the same. As far as your belly is concerned, before you jump to conclusions about having fat accumulation forms of lipodystrophy, you... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESIt certainly seems that lipodystrophy, particularly central adiposity (fat in the abdomen) may explain your symptoms. Clearly persons with fat atrophy appear to be at greater risk for central fat accumulations (buffalo hump, central adiposity).As... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI cannot recommend one of the products you list over the other since data from well done long term comparative studies is lacking. often the decision comes down to cost, availability, and experience of the plastic surgeon. Your current regimen has... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The best source for current information about lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy and lipohypertrophy) should be your HIV specialist physician. Treatment options depend on your specific case. There is current information on treatment options on this site... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesI have been diagnosed with lipodystrophy, I have lost a lot of mass on my legs and arms and my stomach is very large in comparison. This seemed to happen overnight. My Dr. completely changed my drug regimen, thinking that my previous regimen was... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCurrently I am on Ziagen, Kaletra and Viread but prior to this I have been on various other medications. I have lipodystrophy in my stomach (severely bloated). I have a hairy body except on my belly which has now does not have any hair on it. My... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
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