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Mood swings and HIV

I just wanted to ask if mood swings and irritability are side effects of ARVs. My female relative is on Tenolam and nevirapine (don't know the dosages). Recently other family members have complained about her moods swing. She gets irritable...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Tenolam contains tenofovir (Viread) and lamivudine (Epivir). The irritability you describe can be a symptom of depression, which is a known side effect of tenofovir (along with anxiety). Living with HIV can, of course, be extremely stressful and... Read more »

Mood Swings and personality change

Dear Dr. Horvath,I have been on HIV medication now for 9 days. My regimen consists of Reyataz 2 x... Read more »

mood swings

My daughter has been positive for thirteen years and is responding to treatment well she is 37... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Nationwide Survey Shows 80% of HIV-Positive Patients Report Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Chicago, Ill. -- Key findings of a national physician and patient survey conducted by the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC) demonstrate a strong link between HIV infection and the mental health of patients diagnosed with... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Depression and Distress in Older HIV+ Adults

Little is known about the effects of aging on mood and cognitive abilities on people with HIV/AIDS. There is some basis for concern that older HIV+ people may have elevated rates of distress and disorder. Older people in general have fewer sources... Read more »
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AIDS 2012 Twitter Buzz: So Many Marches, So Many Reasons

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How to Manage the Most Common Side Effects of Your First HIV Antiretroviral Regimen

Table of Contents Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A. Ben Young, M.D. Introduction Anxiety and Mood Changes Brain Matters: Strange Dreams; Trouble Sleeping or Concentrating Diarrhea Fatigue (Feeling Tired, Even When... Read more »
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Sweat, bad attitude for no reason, depressed, swing moods

Posted by BigDay99, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is BigDay, I have partner for 12 years, he doesn't have hiv, I have hiv..
I want to know how can I change my behavioral, since I got hiv infection. But they can't find my virus.. I only have 20% infection.. So can I get curse? Just... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »

Finger + Semen + HIV+Positive + Symptoms

Posted by Helpmeoutplz, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I engaged in what I believed to be safe sex.

Before this encounter I was tested negative. I'm a guy, and met another guy and we did some things. He fingered me a while, and was really rough back there(anus). He also dipped his... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »