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Side Effects Of Trizivir

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Trizivir - Side effects?

As early as last thursday(June 14, 2001), I began HIV treatment for the first time since infection. I am presently taking a combination med called Trizivir. I am having some nauseau, and a few loose stool movements. None of the side-effects on...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Dear Mark, I am sorry that you are having these symptoms. It is not uncommon for patients receiving Trizivir to have some GI side effects, most commonly due to the AZT component of Trizivir. Usually these symptoms are transient, and they... Read more »

Trizivir side effects

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AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...blood pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear over time. The most common side effects of Trizivir are the same as with the drugs it contains: zidovudine, lamivudine and abacavir. They... Read more »

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...dose of abacavir, lamivudine, or zidovudine. These individuals should not take Trizivir. Contraindications Warnings and side effects of Trizivir may be similar to those for each of the medicines separately. (See individual drug fact sheets... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: The most common side effects of Trizivir are the same as those of the drugs it contains -- see Epivir, Retrovir, and Ziagen. Of note is... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Trizivir for HIV

...pharyngitis, dyspnea, and cough. Rechallenge is contraindicated after a diagnosis of hypersensitivity has been made. Other possible side effects of Trizivir include lactic acidosis, severe liver problems, anemia, neutropenia, nausea, fatigue, and... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Does anyone else who takes Trizivir have really severe stomach pain? Also, I am batteling with Lymphoma. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...switching to Trizivir (epivir,retrovir and ziagen in one tablet). Does anyone have any experience with Trizivir? What kind of side effects? Does it contribute to lypodistrophy less than my current combo? I read that it may help with lypo. Any... Read more »

Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
...Hi, I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind Read more »

Darkened nails

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply far as having a positive reaction to the medications and not having any (other) opportunistic infections. An unfortunate side effect of my medication (Trizivir - azt), has been DARKENED NAILS. In the scope of my situation (status), and what... Read more »