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Side Effects Of Viramune And Truvada

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Viramune + Truvada lypodystrophy & other side effects

I am treatment naive and about to start HAART. Im equally scared of leaving HIV untreated and the potential side effects of treatment. 1.What tests are there to monitor lypodystrophy? 2.Is there anything I can do to prevent lypodystrophy when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...good) as well as boosted protease inhibitor or raltegravir based regimens. Regimens can be switched if you have problems with side effects from one of the components. Risk for lipodystrophy related to age, genetics, how low the CD4 count goes... Read more »

Truvada & Viramune side effects

I have been treatment naive for just over 4 years and recently started on Truvada & Viramune due to... Read more »

Truvada+Kaletra or Truvada+Viramune

Hi, I'm ready to start meds for first time and my Dr. has recommended two options for me.... Read more »
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Viramune

Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
...put my sunglasses on IN THE HOUSE just to feel normal... I've been looking at the sites but haven't seen anything about this side effect. And I'll have to wait until Monday to contact my doctor... Any help is appreciated! Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...week, but he has been just telling me it's something to watch, nothing "worth rocking the boat over just yet". The only side effects upon starting treatment that were of concern to my doctor were fever lasting 4 days, but apparently that was... Read more »

Day 38 of Truvada / Viramune

Posted by Augustus, 2 Replies
...Reached undetectable in 30 days. I was ecstatic to hear that. Only minor side effects, like a moderate fever for four days after starting the HAART regimen... and twice vomited for no reason. Never do that Read more »

Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
...over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of fatigue, with spurts of... Read more »