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Kaletra And Light Stool

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re: enlarged liver and atripla (light colour stools)

I have started on Atripla since exactly a month, my stool has turned light coloured since 4 days. My doctor is testing my bilirubine. In your experience will this condition disappear once my liver gets more used to or is this hepatoxixity and the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Acute liver toxicity is not very common with Atripla-perhaps more common in some patients with underlying liver conditons such as hepatitis B or C where immune reconstitution can complicate the picture. Light colored stools can be due to other... Read more »

Truvada, Isentress & Light Colored Stools

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Undissolved Ziagen in Stool

I am taking Kaletra, Ziagen and Viramune. Occasionally (usually when I have diarrhea, which... Read more »
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Yellow, loose stool continuing three weeks after PEP

Posted by Tyne2011, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,
Has anyone experienced prolonged GI side effects from PEP? I took kaletra and Combivir for 40 days total (long story) instead of 28. During therapy, I had loose stools that were controlled by loperamide. I've read on this site that side... Read more »

blood in stool

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
isn't this just f*cking great. what the f*ck is going to be next. i had a bought of diarrhea over the weekend and just thought i ate some bad seafood. now yesterday and today i've had blood every time i had a bowel movement. i don't mean just a... Read more »

Combivir & Kaletra

Posted by movingon
hello All

I am newly diagnosed , and it appears as if i have been infected for a few years without knowing because i have NEVER been sick. My doc reckons treatment should be started soon

I have heard good and bad stories about ALL HIV meds, and i am... Read more »

Blood in stool

Posted by bumper65
Hey, I just recently noticed blood in my stool. I feel fine. Except for the overwhelming heat in Phoenix. I'm just concerned. Anyone experience this? It's not much blood, just enough for me to notice it, no pain whatsoever. Hope all is well.

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