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Is Nausea Associated With Hiv

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I've noticed, quite by accident, that smoking marijuana greatly reduces the side effects associated with my meds. Is this common with other HIVers? I casually mentioned this to my doctor and even inquired about obtaining it for "medicinal"...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Marijuana use often seems to improved appetite and decrease nausea associated with a variety of HIV regimens. In the US Marinol is approved for HIV-related wasting and nausea but is very expensive (real thing Read more »

Treatment for nausea related to Cryptosporidium

I was diagnosed with Advanced HIV in February 2002. Since then I have dealt with PCP Pneumonia and... Read more »

Stocrin/Truvada..constant nausea/vomiting!!

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...cardiovascular disease. The available data regarding cardiovascular risk with abacavir remains inconclusive. Other side effects associated with Trizivir may include headache, nausea, upset stomach, and fatigue. May be taken with food to decrease... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...and hematologic (blood-related) toxicity including anemia and neutropenia. May be taken with food to decrease potential nausea associated with AZT. Rare but potentially serious toxicity with all NRTIs: enlarged, fatty liver (hepatomegaly with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...protect the immune system from damage by HIV. Immune damage shows up as lower CD4 cell counts and higher viral loads. These are associated with higher rates of disease. Older people (over 40 years old) have weaker immune systems. They do not... Read more »
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Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
...Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hi. kinda scared.. about to start treatment. My dr wants to use an induction/maintenance strategy starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the eye, even in people who have been treated. Side effects Despite the beneficial effects of HAART, there are side effects associated with the use of antiviral drugs that can be severe. Some of the nucleoside RT inhibitors may cause a decrease... Read more »

I have to be positive

Posted by soworried27, 3 Replies
...later. Please help, I am so scared. I forgot to mention that I now have pain in my genitals as well. I dont know if that is associated or not, but its there. Read more »