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An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

zye-DOE-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, ZDV, azidothymidine Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection; Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV WARNING: Zidovudine can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. These include lactic acidosis (buildup of acid in the blood), liver problems, and blood disorders, including severe anemia. Use...
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AZT (Zidovudine 300mg)

I just started taking AZT. I have always bruised very easy (since I was a child). Is there any potential problems I should be aware of? Is this something I should inform my doctor about? Is there a window of time for taking your meds that you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Although AZT can cause bone marrow suppression, for persons who bruise easily that is rarely a concern. Also, if the easy bruising is due to low a platelet count, AZT sometimes helps that condition. The twice a day dosing for AZT is usually OK +/-... Read more »

zidovudine

under which of the following conditions is azt (zidovudine) prescribed for patients suffering from hiv?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zidovudine (AZT, Retrovir) is used as part of combination therapy for the treatment of HIV-infected individuals or in special circumstances for the prevention of HIV infection, following high-risk exposure. BY... Read more »

AZT TONGUE PIGMENTATION- AZT 2 ever?

Hi Doctor Young, Does AZT cause a nasty looking pigmenation (black to purple spots to develop on the inside of the tongue and mouth?) Does the AZT that is offered as medicine today in combination with other drugs still produce this result? AZT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zidovudine (ADV, AZT) can cause hyperpigmentation of nails and skin- I suppose that it could cause hyperpigmentation of the tongue, but I am not aware of this personally. Yes, when used in combination, the possibility of side effects remain,... Read more »

3TC/AZT to 3TC/TDF to 3TC/AZT again

Hi,Here in the Philippines, some treatment hubs are experiencing shortage in Tenofovir meds.In effect, those who experienced incompatibility with Zidovudine (AZT) and were switched to Tenofovir (TDF) had to switch back to AZT. What are the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thank you for posting from the Philippines.As long as there has been no issues with virologic failure or drug resistance, there should be no problem switching from one medication to another and back again. Of course be mindful that switching... Read more »
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FUERA AZT

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
DICES QUE ESTE FORO ES UN MIERDA NO?, PUES ENTONCES POR QU NO TE LARGAS Y TE REFUNDES CON TU VIH EN OTRO LADO.

ERES DESPRECIABLE. Read more »

azt

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
La azidotimidina o AZT es un agente citotxico, genotxico e inmunotxico, capaz de generar por si mismo el sida. El AZT es adems un potente carcingeno

Que tiene de sireto esto?
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janis da ejemplo y tomate un kilo de azt

Posted by Anonymous
puta ninfomana drogadicta asesina de mierda verguenza de el cornudo de tu padre cabrona de mierday de la puta de tu madre tener una asesina de hija por ke lo de puta es muy flojo para ti gaurra ojala des positivo y te hartes de azt Read more »

quiero creer azt ,explicate

Posted by Anonymous
quiero creer ya que estoy contigo ,los americanos son los mayores fascista despues de hitler o por encima y se que no dudarian en matar millones de vidas con los azt si les diera fructiferos dividendos
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