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Side Effect Of Hiv Medicine

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weak because of my meds

good day doctor,i am currently on atripla and ziagen.sometimes i find my self really weak and almost hard to focus in my daily life routine. i am going to school in two weeks.. do you have any sugestions what to take or i should do to deal with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...this regimen, you should let your doctor know as there may be some blood tests that could help determine if you are having side effects from the HIV medicines causing your complaints. Read more »

diarrhea for 3 months after switching to new meds

3 months ago I began a new set of meds..... norvir, ziagen, fortovase and videx. Ever since I... Read more »

initial dx of AIDS after PCP and esophogitis; what next

My brother was just diagnosed with AIDS after a lengthy bout of esophogitis and PCP. He spent... Read more »

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). NNRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Nevirapine was approved by the FDA on June 21, 1996, for use with other antiretroviral agents... Read more »

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...functioning of the liver; individuals taking these medications or who have liver disease should not take delavirdine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, delavirdine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of... Read more »

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine and zidovudine are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment of HIV... Read more »

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...children weighing less than 88 lbs depends on the child's weight. Taking efavirenz at bedtime may decrease some of its side effects. Some individuals may benefit from different doses of efavirenz. Individuals should always take efavirenz as... Read more »
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fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle these scenarios. Had an orientation on HIV treatment a week ago and the more I was aware of the side effects and OIs, the more I got freak and scared of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply be available THIS year. Some will be mass-produced within the next 1-2 years. More importantly, read on! So far, no side effects, easy regimen, great results! Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...system. Therefore, some individuals are in constant need of new drugs when their drugs fail and resistance develops. The more HIV/AIDS drugs that an individual takes, the greater the risk of drug resistance occurring. Another thing which ensures... Read more »


Posted by EZZ, 1 Reply on a combination of Combivir and Colletra, I think that is the spelling. For the first 2 weeks i did not notice any side effects. Besides a little diareah. Over the next month The effects got worse My diareah got terrible to the point... Read more »