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Reaction To Nevirapine

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Nevirapine Hypersensitivity Reaction

After a few months break from 6 years of NVP therapy along with AZT/3TC, I reintroduced the agents and experienced a severe hypersensitivity reaction. My questions are...1. Even though this was 10 months ago I still feel as though my nerve endings...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the information you provided it seems unlikely that you experience an hypersensitivity reaction to either AZT or 3TC so the nevirapine would be the most likely inciting drug. It seems reasonable to me to consider use of ZT + 3TC and Kaletra with... Read more »

itching

started taking truvada and nevirapin about 2 weeks ago,but av had diarhoea and am itching which is... Read more »

Truvada and nevirapine and burning eyes.

Hi there, my question might sound a little strange at first, but I am finding that in the world of... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

More Caution with Nevirapine

...this drug. In some cases, severe skin rash and liver damage have occurred, resulting in death. Lately, more reports of severe reactions to nevirapine have been reported to the United States Food and Drug Administration. In response, the... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Nevirapine (Viramune): European Warning

...Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA) issued a warning on risks of severe or life-threatening skin or liver reactions to nevirapine, requiring precautions especially for patients starting the drug, during their first 8 weeks of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

... What Is Nevirapine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also known as Viramune, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI).... Read more »
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U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...Reuters 1/4/01 Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...also cause inflammation of the pancreas and painful nerve damage. There have been reports of complications and other severe reactions, including death, to some of the antiretroviral nucleoside analogs when used alone or in combination. Therefore,... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...(Crixivan) Nelfinavir (Viracept) Ritonavir (Norvir) Saquinavir (Fortovase) Stavudine plus lamivudine Efavirenz (Sustiva) Nevirapine (Viramune) Zidovudine (Retrovir) plus didanosine (Videx) Stavudine (Zerit) plus didanosine Zidovudine... Read more »

avascular necrosis

Posted by vanmanbc, 1 Reply
...by all estimates since 1981. I am very drug experienced and will be begining treatment with tenofovir, abacavir, kaletra and nevirapine. Previously I was being treated with ddI, abacavir, kaletra and nevirapine. I have a CD4 count of about 160... Read more »