Side Effects Of Hiv Medications

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Skin side effects and HIV medications

I'm a + woman and regimen that i've been taking 2 years is Combivir and Viramune.My skin shows an instable character. When I take a bath, if i use a simple soap my skin becomes very dry, on the other hand if i use a body lotion to mouisturize my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you live in a dry climate having a humidifier (that stays clean) in your bedroom might help. Seeing a dermatologist is often useful to optimize how your skin is feeling. Alpha-keri lotion and similar skin moisturizing products are variable... Read more »

side effects of HIV antiviral medications

Is it common for someone on HIV antiviral medications to experience very bad breath? IF so how is... Read more »

HIV Medication Side Effects Suggestions

I am a 36 year old caucasion male and have been HIV+ since 1999 and did not need meds because my... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents SideEffects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About SideEffects Helps Women and SideEffects Taking Care of Yourself SideEffects and HIV DrugsRead more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Drug Linked to Serious Liver Side Effects, Health Canada Warns

...(darunavir) that serious liver sideeffects have been linked to the drug. Prezista is used, in combination with ritonavir and other HIV drugs, for patients who have failed other antiretroviral therapy. Among Prezista patients studied in clinical... Read more »

A Woman's View of HIV Drug Side Effects

... HIV drugs help HIV+ people live longer lives with fewer illnesses. But there are potential sideeffects associated with all of the drugs. Read more »
The Body

STEP 5: Preparing to Start HIV Treatment

...a case manager or a counselor, talk with them about this important issue as well. Without a doubt, the commitment to taking HIV medications will be challenging. However, you have a good chance of keeping HIV under control with the very first... Read more »
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