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Sustiva And Lipodystrophy

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sustiva and facial lipodystrophy

doctors am being told i shouldnt have lipodystrophy with sustiva but i feel that i do. could this be residual effects from viread about one month ago? am also on abacavir and stavudine thank you
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sustiva has not yet been associated with an increased risk for facial lipoatrophy though many patients have developed lipoatrophy while Read more »

Sustiva versus Viramume, which is the bigger Lipodystrophy contributor?

My doctor is considering switching me from Sustiva to Viramune due to an 11 body weight loss and... Read more »

Combivir+Sustiva Side Effects- Bloating/lipodystrophy?

Does Combivir/Sustiva produce noticeable bloating and/or lipodystrophy? How can they be minimized... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Lipodystrophy

... What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, also called fat redistribution, is a disturbance in the way your body produces, uses and stores fat. There are Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...for fat loss and fat gain. Fat Loss Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT) and stavudine (Zerit, d4T) are linked to fat loss. Efavirenz (Sustiva) may also contribute. Fat Gain One theory is that protease inhibitors interfere with the body's processing of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

...staff. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be taken as such. Ten years have passed since the first report of lipodystrophy at an HIV conference. The excitement and hope for a longer life that accompanied the arrival of Highly... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
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Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been taking AIDS medications for ten years now and my health is much better than it use to be, but it has caused one side effect that really has really effected my self esteem and causes me to have serious bouts of depression. My stomach has... Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Read more »

Sustiva or DDI/hydroxurea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a female recovering addict and have been clean for over ten years. I am getting real weird side effects from Sustiva and even though I started taking it at night, I feel somewhat foggy during the day. Will this end and I feel somewhat normal Read more »