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Lipodystrophy And Viramune

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lipodystrophy: reyataz v. viramune

Dear Doctor,I am a white male, slim physique, mid-30s, with a CD4 count around 350 and a VL around 25,000 (and otherwise very good health). I am about to start treatment, and will be using Truvada as my NRTI backbone, but I am debating whether to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...seen it is not widely used compared to efavirenz or boosted PIs in resource rich countries where there is a large focus on fat/lipodystrophy issues. The concern with nevirapine is mostly related to hypersensitivity or liver issues especially when... Read more »

Re: Switch from Rescriptor to Viramune?

>>I previously had taken Viramune, along with Combavir, for approximately 4 years, with good... Read more »

Suggestion & Lipodystrophy

Dearest Gerald,Since 1997 I have been diagnosed. Started with Crixivan/Epivir/Retrovir, then... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »


...transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make copies of itself. The NNRTIs approved by the FDA are Rescriptor, Sustiva and Viramune. Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI): class of anti-HIV medication. NRTIs are faulty versions of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
The Body PRO

The 4th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV

...When Stavudine Is Replaced by Either Abacavir or Zidovudine: 48-Week Data (Abstract 21) Coverage by Pablo Tebas, M.D. The Viramune Hepatic Safety Project: Analysis of Symptomatic Hepatic Events (Abstract 87) Coverage by Pablo Tebas, M.D.... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »

Lyposuction and Lipodystrophy

Posted by HHHEY
...Does anyone have any information as to the pro's and con's of having lyposuction when you are dealing with onset Lipodystrophy. Side effects, long term concerns, etc? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this? Read more »