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Is Lipo A Common Viramune Side Effect

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Viramune + Truvada lypodystrophy & other side effects

I am treatment naive and about to start HAART. Im equally scared of leaving HIV untreated and the potential side effects of treatment. 1.What tests are there to monitor lypodystrophy? 2.Is there anything I can do to prevent lypodystrophy when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...good) as well as boosted protease inhibitor or raltegravir based regimens. Regimens can be switched if you have problems with side effects from one of the components. Risk for lipodystrophy related to age, genetics, how low the CD4 count goes... Read more »

Viramune side effects??

Hi,I recently switched to viramune from stocrin and have a few side effects. However my doctor has... Read more »

Viramune side effects

Dear Dr. Henry,I started ATRIPLA in February and switched to TRUVADA + VIRAMUNE 4 weeks ago... Read more »
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An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

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Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
...put my sunglasses on IN THE HOUSE just to feel normal... I've been looking at the sites but haven't seen anything about this side effect. And I'll have to wait until Monday to contact my doctor... Any help is appreciated! Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...week, but he has been just telling me it's something to watch, nothing "worth rocking the boat over just yet". The only side effects upon starting treatment that were of concern to my doctor were fever lasting 4 days, but apparently that was... Read more »

Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
...Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im pretty scared of the side effects like steven jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle... Read more »