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Adverse Reaction To Abacavir

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a complicated syndrome

...hypersensitivity and the allele HLA-B5701. After two weeks on the new combination (Sustiva+Kivexa), I was hospitalized with a presumed adverse reaction to Abacavir, although later tests were inconclusive. The adverse reaction symptoms were...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not aware of a syndrome of chronic symptoms due to a several week exposure to abacavir such as you have described. Have you been seen be a rheumatologist/immunologist to further sort out the status of your immune Read more »

new kaletra and invirase

I have been on a medication holiday for about 5 month and needed to go back on meds again. My... Read more »

Nausea with Combivir

...and Abacavir, but I was part of that 4% who have an adverse reaction to Abacavir. Anyway, I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Early Communication About an Ongoing Safety Review of Ziagen (Abacavir) and Videx (Didanosine)

...conclusions and recommendations to the public. The FDA urges healthcare professionals to promptly report serious and unexpected adverse reactions associated with abacavir and didanosine, and all drugs, to the FDA MedWatch reporting program, as... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

The Next Generation of Antiretroviral Agents

...3TC is likely to develop if mutations do occur with chronic use of abacavir. Headache and GI disturbances are the most common adverse reactions to abacavir therapy. An allergic reaction to the drug was reported in 3% of patients, however. This... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Labeling for Zerit Capsules and Zerit for Oral Solution

...labeling for Zerit capsules and Zerit for oral solution. The revisions to the Dosage and Administration, Warnings and Precautions, Adverse Reaction sections in both package inserts are outlined below. Other important changes include conversion... Read more »
Connect With Others

Reyataz,Norvir, Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom].

Posted by Mondo
...there anyone here at the forum taking the following cocktail? I'm taking Reyataz[atazanavir], Norvir [ritonavir] and Kivexa [abacavir/3TC, Epzicom]. I would be interested to know how you are going with it and any problems or side effects that... Read more »

The Donor Suitability

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...results, oversees lookback, recall and market withdrawal activities, researches suspected post-transfusion infectious disease and adverse reactions, provides eligibility information to potential donors and manages all records associated with... Read more »

Abacavir - Hypersensitivity - EPZICOM

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...very watchful when I initially got started and had follow up calls to me regarding any problems if in deed I was blinded on the Abacavir. Either I am on it and am fine or I am not on the Epzicom part of the study. I feel and this is only my... Read more »

Great News!

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
You all know what a rough time I've had the past five weeks. I'm still having some significant pain in my feet mainly now and I"ve still got the rash. I'm not back on meds yet. But I got the first results from my blood work after being on meds.... Read more »