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Atripla, Amantadine & muscle spasms

I'm a 21 year Hiv+ survivor. I have had peripheral neuropathy in both feet and legs and occasionally in both hands for almost 11 years.I've been on Atripla for about 3years and Amantadine for body tremors for about 1 year. In the last 6 or 7 months...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Tremors as you describe have not been generally linked to Atripla or to HIV infection under good control. A wide range of conditions from Parkinson's, thyroid, familial tremor, anxiety, dystonia, wilson's disease, caffeine sensitivity, drug side... Read more »

numbness in right leg

Hi Dr. Henry, I'm a Belgian pozzy, CD4 currently at 450, VL 3k, NOT on meds. Lately i noticed that... Read more »

Pain in feet/legs AFTER heart atck

I have been HIV+ since 1991. I have been on and off meds over the years. I have been asymtomatic... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
Being Alive

Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

... I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

... Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bmsvirology.com , 1 (800) 272-4878 Potential side effects and toxicity: Peripheral neuropathy (tingling, burning, numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Zerit is... Read more »
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Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can any of you remembger when you got sick ? how severe were your symptoms for HIV and how mild were they ? how many didnt have any symptoms ? did anyone have sex and a condom broke and got HIV ? Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would PN at 11 weeks after infection be fairly inconsistant? What I am experiencing started a few days ago and began with tingling feet and arms (not Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If so . . . for what period of time did the sensation last? How severe was it? Did you test positive before, during or after experiencing PN? And at how many weeks after exposure did you test positive? Also . . . is it common for this... Read more »

Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... If so . . . for what period of time did the sensation last? How severe was it? Did you test positive before, during or after experiencing PN? And at how many weeks after exposure did you test positive? Also . . . is it common for this... Read more »