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D4T Side Effects

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lower does d4t - side effects

...till facial wasting is visible or vl climbs to detectable limits .lipids and blood sugar are in normal range.i am worried about d4t side effects.please give your expert advice - thanks
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...preference to to switch pro-actively before fat is lost so if tenofovir or abacavir were available and affordable I might switch from D4T to one of those agents. KH Read more »

stopped kaletra,ziagen,D4t -still experiencing side effects

I have been feeling very ill - my whole body is shaky,weak and(vibrating), I've had a headache for... Read more »

D4T 30mg = less side effect?

my doctor has started me on a combination of d4t 30mg + 3tc 150mg twice daily effavirenz 600mg once... Read more »
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ddI, d4T and Hydroxyurea Side Effect Warning!

...pancreatitis. Results from ACTG A5025 suggest that people taking ddI, d4T and hydroxyurea together are more likely to develop this side effect than those taking AZT (zidovudine, Retrovir) and 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir). All people had been on... Read more »
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For Potency Tenofovir Equals d4T but Tenofovir Beats d4T With Less Frequent and Common Side Effects

... Favorable Metabolic Profile for Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (TDF) Versus Stavudine (d4T) When Used in Combination With Lamivudine and Efavirenz in Antiretroviral-Naive Patients: 96-Week Interim Results (Poster Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New WHO Guidelines Urge Phase-Out of Major HIV Drug

...guidelines announced on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO) include phasing out the use of stavudine (d4T) due to its side effects. Stavudine has long-term, cumulative and irreversible side effects such as peripheral neuropathy... Read more »
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Poster Session 12311: Indinavir in Combination with Zidovudine (ZDV) and Lamuvidine (3TC) in Treatment-Naïve Patients with >500 CD4 Cells/mm 3

...copies/mL) with the protease inhibitor indinavir, combined with AZT and 3TC (36 of the patients switched from ZDV to d4T due to side effects). Using a more sensitive test, researchers found 85 % of patients had under 50 copies/mL. The 98%... Read more »
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Abacavir,viramune,viread

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm on day 4 of my new combo Abacavir,viramune,viread, epivir and it totally sucks. I feel lousy all of the time. Is this typical when starting this combo? This is my 4th combo since diagnosis... Read more »

Any side effects?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...At 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 »

viread

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone have any experience with viread? I hear it's supposed to be great in terms of side effects, but I want to know if anyone went on it either a switch or new reg and noticed increased lipo or new lipo or hair loss? Read more »

Crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am thinking of taking Crixivan. I heard it was terrible and has side effects that are bad. ANyone with expereince? Read more »