Kaletra And Liver Discomfort
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe risk for lactic acidosis with Truvada (tenofovir + FTC) is likley less than with Combivir (AZT + 3TC) since Truvada lacks a thymidine analogue. There is actually more data on the use of abacavir substituted for AZT with generally good outcomes... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsYour story is important because of the lactic acidosis, which is an uncommon but serious complication of the NRTIs (zidovudine and, to a lesser extent, lamivudine).When people with hepatitis B start on ART, it is not uncommon for them to experience... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThis is the main dose-limiting side effect of the Kaletra. I would want to make sure that you don't have some bowel infection or other condition that could be treated more specifically. If this were not the case, I would try high dose Imodium... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThe problem with fatty liver is that most people have no symptoms to cause them to see a doctor. So it goes undiagnosed.I would suspect that your discomfort has nothing to do with your fatty liver. The kidney stones would probably be more relevant... Read more »
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Posted by brendaelisa, 4 RepliesDoes anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea.
My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea and he got a cut on his rectum.
He has diabetes is 44 yeras old. and all this is new for us... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesHas anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI'm currently experiencing a slight discomfort on the head of my penis. It's not painful, just irritating. I would say, there's this sensation where the openings of the penis are widening, can't be so sure. What's the cause?
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Posted by dotman32, 3 RepliesRecently have noticed some discomfort under my arms .. not pain .. just dull discomfort. I don't see my PCP till mid September. At my appointment in early June my CD4 was 500 and my VL 600. I'm not on any meds. Poz since last November. Anyone... Read more »
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