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Does HIV Cause Dizziness

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Atripla causing dizziness almost a year after start of regimen

I've been taking atripla for several months now. Occasionally it will cause dizziness, similar to the way it felt when I first started taking the medication. Along with the dizziness I get insomnia (which may just be cause by the dizziness...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Perhaps 5-10% of patients have persistent annoying central nervous system side effects from the efavirenz in Atripla. From the details you provide no clear recommendation can be made that I would have any confidence in regarding decreasing the... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The... Read more »

Dizziness

Thank you for the invaluable service you provide!! My question: I've been HIV+ for 16 years.... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

An HIV Medication Primer

With the dizzying array of HIV meds now available and new drugs being added every year, it may seem difficult if not impossible to make sense of all the choices. But in reality, for someone starting meds for the first time, there are only a few... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Medicare's New Drug Program Creates Challenges

A dizzying array of rules, options, and costs await the 41 million Medicare recipients under the new prescription drug program rolling out later next year. For people with HIV, the program offers both a new opportunity to obtain prescription drug... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding HIV/AIDS Table of Contents

Overview How HIV Causes AIDS Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment of HIV Infection Prevention Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines Population-Specific Information HIV Infection in Infants and Children HIV Infection in... Read more »
TheBody.com

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS. Read more »

Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »

HIV causes AIDS

Posted by TerryD, 6 Replies
after much soul searching i have come to the conclusion that i am scared of HIV and have been running from it all this time. i am leaving my cult of dissedents and joining this new cult of beLIEvers. thank you.

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