How Long Do Headaches Last From Hiv

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Headache and Medication

I am on Efivarenz, Retinovir and Lamuvidine (since the 3rd December 2010) I have been getting this terrible headaches that lead to vomiting if no pain killers are taken, but now the headache is not responding to mild (paracetamol) medication and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...is due to the efavirenz then for most patients it usually diminishes after 2-4 weeks-if not then you should be seen by your HIV doc. If your regimen is efavirenz + ritonavir + lamivudine I would be concerned about use of ritonavir in that... Read more »

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