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leg cramps and enlarged belly

my husband has had aids for 4years. now he is having server cramps in his legs at night. and his stomach is enlarged . he takes his medicine. he is59years old. what should i do to help.were do i reading matrial on side effects. and different symonts....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There is plenty of information about possible medication side effects elsewhere on this site. Leg cramps are not specifically associated with HIV medicines, but an enlarged belly has been described in some people taking HIV therapy (referred to as... Read more »

severe leg cramping

i started atripla about 1 yyr ago .for the last month or so i have been experencing severe leg and... Read more »

Severe feet and leg cramps at night

I've read some of the answers about the question of leg cramping as I too, have been... Read more »
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After a while before or during my sleep I may wake... Read more »