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Hepatitis And Bitterness In Mouth

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bitter mouth taste

hi Doci am on Lamzid and Efivarenz with purbac. for a few months now i have have a bitter taste in my mouth as if i have chewed on one of the meds.. the bitters stays for the whole days and for days.. what could be the cause and what should i do to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The zidvoudine in Lamzid can cause taste abnormalities-less likely would be the efavirenz can cause taste problems. I am not familiar with purbac. Chewing on the meds is not recommended versus swallowing the pills whole. Having a good mouth exam... Read more »

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I was on videx ec, viread, and epivir for the last 3 months (before that it was videx ec, sustiva,... Read more »

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