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Long Term Side Effects Of Sustiva

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long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking sustiva and combivir for 2 years and I am fine with it but, recenly i am losing my concentration on everything I do. so do any of the medication can affect my consiousness?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...a specific cause can be identified. However, of the medications you are taking, the the Sustiva can be associated with this side effect and this should be considered if no other cause for your loss of concentration can be found. Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking Sustiva and Combivir for for two years. Even if i had some difficulties now i am fine... Read more »

long-term effects of Sustiva???

...information (are studies currently be conducted?) re: the long term side effects of Sustiva will... Read more »
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Isentress Equal to Sustiva in First Line Therapy

...common type found in the US. The study assessed the number of people who had undetectable HIV and the rate of change in CD4s. Side effects were also studied, including effects on the central nervous system (CNS) and changes in fats/cholesterol... 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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTI or nukes) and non-nucleoside... Read more »
Project Inform

Switch to Viramune Safe for Some Who Can't Tolerate Sustiva

...it was generally safe to substitute Viramune (nevirapine) for Sustiva (efavirenz) when people were experiencing unacceptable side effects. The study, while small, may help provide options for some people who cannot tolerate Sustiva but wish to... Read more »
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First Lab results - to med or not to med?

Posted by vbd1966, 2 Replies
...presented are: 1) Atripla, 2) Truvada & Intelence or 3) Truvada & Isentress. I'm going to check out the meds and their side-effects before making any kind of decision, but also interested in your take. Does it make sense to go on meds... Read more »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello everyone!! I am a 36 year old man who has been HIV + for about 12 years. I have been on long term "cocktail therapy" (Crixivan /Combivir) for almost 3 years. My CD4 counts have risen from an all time low of Read more »

Ridiculous night-time brain-acitivity

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...Efavirenz (Sustiva) for a year. This was about two years ago. And I was one of the several-in-a-thousand who had serious mental side-effects from it. The main problem was horrific dreams that woke me at about 2am and in such a state of panic... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... Read more »