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...potentially serious toxicity with all NRTIs: enlarged fatty liver (hepatomegaly with steatosis) and lactic acidosis (accumulation of lactate in the blood and abnormal acid-base balance). Lactic acidosis may cause persistent fatigue, abdominal pain or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged fatty liver. People with a history of peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid...
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Fatigue, Myopathy, Neuropathy, Elevated CPK

Dr. Franscino,I have been HIV pos for 10 years. I have had an undetectable viral load since starting my treatment 10 years ago. I am religious about taking my regimen. I suffer from fatigue neuro/myopathy and went on full disability about 4 years...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...laboratory results and of a physical exam. I will try at least to make a few suggestions that might help. You report your problem is "fatigue and neuro/myopathy." So let me try to address those issues.First off, I wonder about your diagnosis of... Read more »


I was diagnosed in Nov. 2007 with PCP. My CD4 count was about 20. My doctor putme on Truvada and Isentress. At the first checkup, CD4 count was up to almost 200. I've beenhaving serious neuropathy in my feet and triceps, and to some degree all...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Isentress and possibly adding abacavir if your are HLBV B5701 negative). FTC in the Truvada also rarely aggravates peripheral neuropathy so a trial off the Truvada might be warranted for several months. KH Read more »

body aches

I am 42 and have had an AIDS diagnosis for 13 years. I am doing well now after becoming an organic vegetarian and regular exercise and herbal suplaments. I do however suffer from body aches. I have a diagnosis of radiculopathy (sp?) in my legs,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fatigue and achiness are common symptoms in the general population as well as in HIV+ persons. Often a precise cause is hard to identify. Read more »

Profound leg fatigue

I was diagnosed with multifocal peripheral neuropathy last October although my nerve and muscle electrical conductivity tests were in the normal range. I take imipramine for the pain. I began to experience minor muscular fatigue after minor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What you are describing is not "fatigue," but rather a profound and rapid-onset weakness. I would agree with your neurologist that the clinical course is not consistent Read more »
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Side Effects

...(ART), you may get headaches, hypertension, or a general sense of feeling ill. These usually improve and disappear over time. Fatigue ( Fact Sheet 551 ):People with HIV often feel tired at least part of the time. It'simportant to find the cause... Read more »
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Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

... Take with food. Refrigerate, or keep at room temperature up to 60 days. Diarrhea, rash, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness and headache. Worsening of liver problems. Increase in cholesterol and triglycerides. Fusion Inhibitors ... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV like those who do not have HIV. However, people with HIV may find it harder to continue with a training program because of fatigue (see Fact Sheet 551 ) and pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you... Read more »
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Stavudine (Zerit)

...cause severe damage to the pancreas and liver. Symptoms of lactic acidosis can include weight loss, abdominal pain, and severe fatigue. The risk of lactic acidosis is higher for women and people who have taken nucleoside analog drugs for a long... Read more »
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Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »


Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...I may have HIV related multifocal degenerative neuropathy. Good news is that the pain has substantially stopped. I am very tired all the time and could easily sleep all day. Has anyone of you ever had a similiar expereince? My sister has... Read more »

Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
...positive on 27th day for Chlamydia and had symptoms a few days later, treated with Azithromycin. I had all sorts of ARS and Neuropathy like symptoms from 25 Dec to Mid March and still have pins and needles in both arms and legs. I've been up... Read more »