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Videx EC

...AWP: $425.42 / month for Videx EC 400 mg capsules (generic enteric-coated $368.72 / month) Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bmsvirology.com , 1 (800) 272-4878 Potential side effects and toxicity: Peripheral neuropathy (tingling, burning, numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Videx is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. It occurs more frequently when...
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Peripheral neuropathy.

Medical inquiry.My name is DNM, male and aged 58 next September. I reside in Harare Zimbabwe and was diagnosed HIV positive in May 2006 and started anti retroviral treatment (ART) in August 2006. At that time my CD count was 160. Since then I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The problems you describe are consistent with drug-related peripheral neuropathy (PN) which can be very frustrating to deal with. PN was a common problem in the US among HIV+ patients on treatment but is has Read more »

HIV and chronic morning pain and fatigue

Having read so many posts on joint pain, fatigue etc on this forum and my doctor's inability to give me a concrete answer except "Perhaps that is just one effect of HIV", should I and others just accept it as a way life we just have to cope with? I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Chronic pain is a common problem in the general population with chronic pain and fatigue perhaps even more common in HIV+ persons. Often cause is unclear and treatment unsatisfactory as you suggest. For some patients Read more »

Neuropathy

I was diagnosed in Nov. 2007 with PCP. My CD4 count was about 20. My doctor putme on Truvada and Isentress. At the first checkup, CD4 count was up to almost 200. I've beenhaving serious neuropathy in my feet and triceps, and to some degree all...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...continue the Isentress and possibly adding abacavir if your are HLBV B5701 negative). FTC in the Truvada also rarely aggravates peripheral neuropathy so a trial off the Truvada might be warranted for several months. KH Read more »

Profound leg fatigue

I was diagnosed with multifocal peripheral neuropathy last October although my nerve and muscle electrical conductivity tests were in the normal range. I take imipramine for the pain. I began to experience minor muscular fatigue after minor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What you are describing is not "fatigue," but rather a profound and rapid-onset weakness. I would agree with your neurologist that the clinical course is not consistent Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...Stavudine (d4T, Zerit) 2 (40 mg for people over 60 kg/132 lbs body weight, 30 mg if below; 1, 2x/day) No food restrictions. Peripheral neuropathy, headache, chills & fever, diarrhea, nausea, fat loss in arms, legs or face. Don't combine... Read more »
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Stavudine (Zerit)

...of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear over time. The most serious side effects of stavudine are peripheral neuropathy, lipodystrophy and lactic acidosis. Peripheral neuropathy is a form of nerve damage. It usually... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

... Nausea Indigestion Pain Headache Diarrhea Fever Dizziness Depression Anxiety Peripheral neuropathy Sleeping problems Fatigue Rash Itching Weakness Respiratory infections... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...50%, encephalopathy (brain involvement with headache and other CNS findings often mimicing aseptic menigitis) in around 8%, peripheral neuropathy 8%." Peripheral neuropathy is a tingling sensation, pins and needles, that is very, very often... Read more »

fever and body pain after 4 and 7 and month -ve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negative and this is not the cause of my fever or body pain. I've had dry throat, trouble swalloing, fever, body pain, headaches, tiredness after testing negative at 4 and months. Any change both elisa's could be wrong? (My exposure was a 1 time... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...got closer to the time for the next dose the pain would resurface. I am very frightened becuase I've read that this type of peripheral neuropathy is very common during ARS and early HIV disease. I am not sure if I had any swollen lymph nodes... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies
...treated for it? Does it disappear completely with the introduction of HAART? I have also been experiencing what I found out was Peripheral Neuropathy. Has anyone else had symptoms of this, which they have been successfully treated for? I am... Read more »