Efavirenz And Liver Disease
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Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineYou should ask your cousin for clarification. You do not have enough information or you may have misunderstood what your cousin said. I suggest you talk to your cousin and ask her what he has. Not everyone who has liver disease has HIV and not... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI would discuss this question wiht an experienced hepatologist thoroughly since it is easy to treat genotype 2 infection. However, any signs of decompensation concern me regarding the use of interferon so please seek a very experienced specialist.... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineTreatment for HIV is very important to slow down liver disease progression. Several studies suggest that suppression of HIV is a good thing for the liver. Many of the newer drugs developed over the last few years are very "liver... Read more »
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Posted by wang
I am the administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesGenerally, people develop resistance to Sustiva quickly since only one protein needs to mutate in the virus to render the drug ineffective. Monitor your counts closely and ask your doctor for a resistance panel if your counts change for the worse.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI posted earlier on my bout with pancreatitis, thanks for all your kind replies. Unfortunately, a tumour or possibly tumours have been found, my lipase/amylase is higher than when I was admitted to hospital, and my liver function is abnormal. If... Read more »
Posted by steelah343, 1 ReplyI just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.
Again, I'm not certain... Read more »
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