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Long Term Side Effects Of Raltegravir

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Atripla - Long Term Side Effects

Is it common for someone on Atripla to continue to experience side effects such as weight gain in the back of the neck and belly, and the odd sickly feeling?I have been on atripla for 2 years and had no problems, except since starting i have put on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to see if revamping the diet would be advise. The odd sickly feeling is not normal from Atripla after the first 2-4 weeks. Besides a medical assessment looking for other causes, the efavirenz and less often the tenofovir can make some patients... Read more »

Long Term Side Effects...

I just wanted to know if it was common with HIV meds to experience random periods of symptoms?I am... Read more »

PEP LONG TERM SIDE EFFECTS

I AM ON PEP FOR 3 DAYS NOW.COMBIVIR AND KALETRA. I FEEL WEAK THIRSTY AND LOSS OF APETITE. After... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Efavirenz Long-Term Side Effects

...In a previous CATIE News story, we noted research on the anti-HIV drug efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) and its side effects, particularly those affecting the brain or CNS (central nervous system). These side effects commonly appear during the first Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Managing Long-Term Side of Effects of HIV Therapy

...price. No Such Thing as a Free Lunch ART, just like medicines for high blood pressure, cholesterol or even acne can cause side effects. Some of these occur after you take your first dose. As a matter of fact, it is common to experience some... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Isentress

... AWP: $1,074.64 / month Manufacturer contact: Merck and Co., www.isentress.com , 1 (800) 622-4477 Potential side effects and toxicity: Very tolerable, but most common were diarrhea, nausea, headache, and fever. Less common were... Read more »
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long term side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...interesting to hear from anyone that has been on antivirals for a long time(more than 4 years continously)that have minimal or NO side effects. Physical(appearence wise as well as internal) IF anyone out there falls into this catagory I'm sure... Read more »

long term side effects(lack of)

Posted by Anonymous
...For women who have been on antivirals continuously for a while (more than four to five years)and have not had any side effects or minimal ones,could you please share your experiences. What you are taking, what you experienced(if it resolved while... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...like a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I can continue to live and the fear is subsiding somewhat. Has anyone else ever been as morbid as this or am I just a misfit. Read more »

Neuropathy and Amitriptyline

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I have developed painful neuropathy in my feet, hands and lower legs caused by a combination of some meds I take, long term HIV infection, and just plain ageing. The doctors are treating me with amitriptyline, which makes me feel shaky all day. ... Read more »