Side Effects Of Isentress Vs Sustiva
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thank you for your post.In the very large and double-blinded STARTMRK clinical trials that compared Truvada + Sustiva to Truvada+Isentress, the later was found to have fewer central nervous system (CNS) side effects. The only CNS side... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Sustiva has been associated with some lipid abnormalities. Switching to Isentress/Truvada seems reasonable to me. None of the antiretrovirals are significantly linked with hypertension (high blood pressure). If indeed you're still having... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineRaltegravir can sometimes cause headaches. Perhaps a trial of a boosted protease inhibitor might also be considered (such as ritonavir + darunavir or atazanavir) depending on your past treatment and resistance history. My patients often do well... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineStomach side effects from Isentress (raltegravir) occur but often compare favorably to other HIV meds. If side effects develop early then often will diminish over the first several weeks. Other conditions (ie H pylori infection, reflux esophagitis)... Read more »
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Posted by Wiilock, 3 RepliesHey all, I have been on the "wonder pill" for about 3 years now. Previously was on norvir boosted invirase/truvada combo but the GI problems finally were too much.
Anyway I want to briefly recap what I've learned from some of my homeopathic... Read more »
Posted by rank, 3 RepliesJust a saw a new provider at my ID clinic. We discussed 'quality of life,' and my perceived lack thereof. He asked me if that had worsened over the more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and... Read more »
Posted by Mark100, 6 RepliesHey Guys, well I saw my doctor yesterday and after my second blood test results she decided to start me on medication. I was infected in early December 2012 and was diagnosed February 20th with an initial cd4 of 420 and a viral load of 150,000. ... Read more »
Posted by bscottmatt, 1 ReplyI was always a very active, out going, spontaneous, joking, witty person but all of that has been lost somewhere.
I have been on meds since November of 2005. First round Sustiva and Epzicom which caused mental illness. Probably Sustiva so I... Read more »
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