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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...problems when they use Viramune. Viramune should not be used as first-time treatment in women with CD4 cell counts over 250. Women with over 250 CD4 cells should not switch to Viramune unless there are no other options. Lactic Acidosis Lactic Acidosis is a buildup of lactic acid in the blood. It is a rare but serious complication of the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as Zerit (stavudine or d4T) and Videx...
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Lactic acidosis related to muscular pain?

Hi.I am writing on behalf of my partner, who started taking HIV medication 2 weeks ago. He is taking a combination of combivir and Stocrin pescribed by his doctor.he today told me he's been having strong muscular pains which are to be seen as a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most muscle aching in patients starting Combivir + Stocrine would not be due to lactic acidosis. The zidovudine in Combivir is the drug most likely causing some degree of muscle symptoms. A physical examination and lab Read more »

Lactic Acidosis

What are the most common treatments for Lactic Acidosis? Do you simply stop the HIV meds and wait? or are there any other proactive things that can be done? Thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lactic acidosis is a still relatively uncommon but very serious condition. The prevailing view is that lactic acidosis represents a form of Read more »

LACTIC ACIDOSIS

Hi, I had my first resolt for lactic acid in my blood: 30 while maximum tolarated is 18. All opther tests are fine. I have been on nukes for 13 years. Am I in big danger of becoming ill and developing lactic acidosis? Thanking you, Luc/belgium
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...abnormalities (such as liver enzyme elevations) you most likely just need to be monitored and watch carefully for symptoms. The lactic acidosis test is a tricky one and can be influenced by just a little exercise or small issues related to the... Read more »

Lactic acidosis + fitness training

Hello, Sweden calling! I'm a 28 year old HIV+ Swedish guy, and Im the tall and slim type, 190 cm. and 73 kilos (sorry if this sounds like a contact add...!). I would like to put on a few pounds by starting to do fitness training 1.5 hours 3 times a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Training such as you are considering would not increase the risk for liver or lactic acidosis related problems. Such training might make it harder to evaluate for those problems since heavy muscle activity can temporarily Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Lactic Acidosis

...(too few platelets), anemia (too few red blood cells), and neutropenia (too few neutrophils). Mitochondrial damage can lead to lactic acidosis and hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) and may also play a role in lipodystrophy (see Lipodystrophy Fact... Read more »
AIDSinfo

HIV and Pregnancy

...(too few platelets), anemia (too few red blood cells), and neutropenia (too few neutrophils). Mitochondrial damage can lead to lactic acidosis and hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) and may also play a role in lipodystrophy (see Lipodystrophy Fact... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Understanding Lactic Acidosis What Causes Lactic Acidosis? Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis Treatment Risk Factors Taking Care of Yourself Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...buildup of lactic acid. Some people with MT have very high levels of lactic acid in their blood. This rare condition is called lactic acidosis. There is a blood test for lactic acid levels, but experts disagree on how to interpret the results.... Read more »
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