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Skin Rash With Combivir

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Severe skin rash (Kaletra&Combivir)

Hello,I was exposed to HIV+ 8 days ago, my doctor asked me to take the combination of Combivir( one daily) and Kaletra (2 capsules, twice daily) to prevent HIV.Unfortunately I made a mistake until I realized this morning that I overdosed by taking...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...specialized testing to see if this is what is happening to you.Another reason you should see your doctor is that the ususal dose of Combivir is one pill twice a day, and for Kaletra, three capsules twice a day. It sounds as if there may have... Read more »

Treatment of Skin Rash Allergy due to Atripla

About 4 years ago when my viral load began to reach a dangerous level, my doctor put me on Sustiva.... Read more »

skin rash

hi Doci have been on combivir twice a day and stocrin once a day. i have developed a skin rash over... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

... What Kinds of Skin Rash Can Anti-HIV Medications Cause? Anti-HIV medications can cause mild skin rashes as well as serious, even life-threatening rashes. Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... If Boosted,* # ofDoses/Day: n/a Common Side Effects: Nausea, diarrhea,headaches, skin rash, skin discoloration Serious Side Effects: Buildup of lactic acid in the blood, enlarged... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...(200 mg; 2, 3x/day) No food restrictions. 100 mg pills can be dissolved in water. Take one hour apart from ddI or antacids. Skin rash, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, headache, fatigue May cause false positive result on test for marijuana use. ... Read more »
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skin rashes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, Is anyone currently taking Viramune with Combivir? I have developed a skin rash from the Virmaune. This is exactly like the rash I developed when I was taking Sustiva, which the doctor took me off of immediately. Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »