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Cns Side Effects Of Marinol

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AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto
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Atripla Advise

Hi Dr. Horwath,I am writing this to you and see if you can post this, I've been on Atripla for jus a bit over two years, I was told by my ID Dr. that the Nervous System side effects due to the Sustiva in Atripla will fade away after a few weeks into...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, efavirenz (Sustiva), which is a component of Atripla, has significant central nervous system side effects. Oftentimes, these side effects are transient and only last several weeks. However, in some cases, such as yours, Read more »

effects of marinol and xanax

I have HIV+ for 20 yrs. now, last July of '08 I started also taking Marinol and Xanax, after about two months I started having seizures about every three months. Could this be the cause? I also take Isentress, Truvada and Selzentry.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You need a thorough neurologic workup related to new onset seizures. Xanax (alprazolam) can induce or alter seizure threshold so that is a possibility but a full history, physical, lab, EEG, and possibly imaging (such as CT or MRI) may be needed... Read more »

Second Hand Pot Smoke Possible Interaction with Sustiva?

I am a 33 year old HIV Poz man who is attached to another guy with the same HIV status plus he is also HCV+.Does my second hand pot smoke affect his medications that he takes in any way? He takes, Sustiva and Combivir, and I'm on no medication at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Certainly some persons suffer those side effects from even mild exposure to cannabis alone. Since Sustiva also can cause some central nervous system effects it could be that the pot smoke aggravates a otherwise subtle efavirenz-related or... Read more »

Atripla and smoking marijuana

I just started meds with Atripla (diagonosed 10/06 but may have had HIV for years-low VL) and I do not drink alcohol but do smoke marijuana So far just have the vivid dreams waking me up and some dizziness/loss of balance. Is the smoking marijuana...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...marijuana and take efavirenz containing HIV regimens without much difficulty. Certainly marijuana can heighten some of the brain/central nervous system side effects of efavirenz but that effect is highly variable from person to person. Marijuana... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nervous System Problems and Dementia

...The Bottom Line What Are Nervous System Problems? The nervous system has two parts. The brain and spinal cord are the central nervous system (CNS). The nerves and muscles are the peripheral (around the outside) nervous system. People... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. AIDS-related lymphoma is sometimes called Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). In 1985,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...side effects and toxicity: Because Sustiva penetrates so readily into the brain, up to 50% of patients experience some kind of central nervous system (CNS) or psychiatric symptoms (dizziness, headache, memory loss, somnolence or hypnotic trance,... Read more »
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Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? Read more »


Posted by slitter028, 2 Replies to quit smoking everything, weed and cigs, but without weed i would have NO appetite, not to mention the other beneficial effects it provides, as those of you that smoke or use marinol well know. I'm just looking for some feedback on it... Read more »


Posted by RayZ, 2 Replies
...Hello folks - Question for the group. I have a friend that has Marinol left over from bad times with HIV. She doesn't want to take any longer and asked if OK to sell. Any input? Appreciate your comments. Read more »

ED side effects

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »