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Sustiva Dreams

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kivexa/sustiva dreams and insomnia

I started on Kivexa and Sustiva 3 months ago, and after an initial bad start with fogginess and bad vivid dreams, things seemed to settle a bit. Now since 3 weeks I am suffering the following: repetitive dreams, more annoying than horrible from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You could try either taking meds in AM or a much longer time after a meal (fat in stomach can increase efavirenz levels leading to more side effects). Maybe worthwhile checking the efavirenz levels to explose dose modification as an option as well.... Read more »

Sustiva dreams after 2 years!

First of all, kudos for all that the experts do as far as answering many questions from us dealing... Read more »

Sustiva Dreams

My doctor is recommending that I go on Sustiva. I am a little concerned about the side effects,... Read more »
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Sustiva Electric Dreams

...Mickey is looking normal again, eyes shut, mouth slightly ajar, just sleeping next to me and I realize I've just had another Sustiva Electric Dream. I can add this one on to the list of horror stories. They started after I quit Sustiva... Read more »
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Dizzy, Dreamy, Depressed: Dealing With Sustiva Side Effects

...effects. One of the most popular antiretrovirals (ARVs) today is the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) Sustiva. The drugs appeal for both physicians and people living with HIV comes largely from how well it works as part of... Read more »
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... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard Read more »

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also Read more »
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sustiva dreams

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...would anyone like to share the wild dreams they have had on sustiva ? Read more »

Sustiva Dreams

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Help!!! I'v been on sustiva for six weeks and the vivid dreams are still preventing me from getting a good night's sleep. I've tried 50 mgs of trazedone, Read more »

Wild dreams on Sustiva!

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...I have had some crazy dreams while on Suativa! I never had dreams like I have been having! I have been taking Sustiva for almost a year nos so when are these wierd dreams going to stop? My dreams consist of people swimming in a clear blue ocean Read more »

Dreams question

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...I have been on the Combivir/Sustiva for the little over a year now that I have known about my status. I had my first day of the sustiva holucinations and dreams Read more »