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Azt Side Effects

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AZT side effect

Doc, I am a police officer who was bitten approx two years ago I was put on AZT for two weeks. Approx two months later I started to get sentive nipples both. Over the past two years I have had lumps on my breasts. I had a check up with my doctor. He...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I strongly doubt that two weeks of AZT taken two years ago would be linked to the low testosterone (common in general population) or your other problems. KH Read more »

AZT side effects

My partner has been having aching in his calves and also what appears to be RLS. Is it possible... Read more »

azt side effects

dear doctors...i have been on a combivir/tenofovir combo for about 3 months now. i am trying to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya to Roll Out Safer ARV Regimen

...drug] Stavudine be replaced with less toxic drugs such as Tenofovir (TDF) or Zidovudine, better known as AZT. Some of the side-effects of Stavudine include nerve damage and changes in body shape." The article also discusses patients' reaction,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...What Is Zidovudine? Who Should Take Zidovudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Zidovudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used... Read more »

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, zidovudine can cause some unwanted effects, including pale skin, unusual... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... AWP: $937.66 / month Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: Also see drug pages for Epivir (lamivudine, 3TC) and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT) for more details.... Read more »
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fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...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 these... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 »

Any side effects?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...first I was apprehensive about taking them, because of horror stories I heard about AIDS drugs. I have not experienced any side effects from any of these drugs, and I think that it is weird. All of my blood work is really good and my doctor is... Read more »

Combivir and Sustiva

Posted by paman1964, 5 Replies
...I have been on these 2 drugs for almost a month and a half and have not had any side affects whatsoever. I have a doctors appointment next Tuesday to see how these meds are working so I guess i will see what my Read more »