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Side Effects Of Sustiva And Combivir

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long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking sustiva and combivir for 2 years and I am fine with it but, recenly i am losing my concentration on everything I do. so do any of the medication can affect my consiousness?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...a specific cause can be identified. However, of the medications you are taking, the the Sustiva can be associated with this side effect and this should be considered if no other cause for your loss of concentration can be found. Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Has anyone made the switch. What are the benefits aside from the once a day regimen. Any side effects to speak of. I hear it improves overall energy. My thinking is "If it... Read more »

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Posted by dretti, 3 Replies
...I tested+ a month ago,still adapting,my doc wants to start therapy.Any experience from anybody taking lexiva/combivir Any side effects experienced,my major fear, any changes in your physical appearence.Anyone with any advice would greatly be... Read more »