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Sustiva Dreams

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Sustiva and dreams

I am having some of the most unusual dreams while taking Sustiva! I can be half asleep and dream for 3 hrs! I mean these dreams are so wierd!I live in Pittsburgh and people are swimming right outside my apt in the ocen! A baby dressed in a blue...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For some patients Sustiva related dreams and sleep abnormalities continue outside the usual window of 4 weeks. If some sleep meds don't help (trazadone, lorazepam, amitryptiline, Sonata, Halcion-each helps some patients-I have had most... Read more »

kivexa/sustiva dreams and insomnia

I started on Kivexa and Sustiva 3 months ago, and after an initial bad start with fogginess and bad... Read more »

Sustiva and dreaming

Hello. I started taking Sustiva (600mg once a day) a few nights ago, and as warned, my dreams are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva Electric Dreams

I was driving home, tired from working a long day, yawning, trying to keep my eyes open. I got off of Lake Shore Drive and continued north on Sheridan Road until my turn at Granville Ave. The street looked desolate and was littered with bits of... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sustiva: Personal Experiences With the New NNRTI Part I: Hail to Sustiva

There has been much said about the new NNRTI (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor). Some of the press has been good, such as its once-daily dosing and the fact that there are no food restrictions as with many of the protease inhibitors.... Read more »
Project Inform

Sustiva Study Finds Ethnicity, Quality of Life Predict Treatment Outcomes

A study published in the journal AIDS found that ethnicity and quality of life measures affected how likely people were to experience failure on a regimen with Sustiva (efavirenz). The analysis from ACTG A5095 adds to a growing sense of unease... Read more »
Project Inform

Isentress Equal to Sustiva in First Line Therapy

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, the STARTMRK study results show that the first-in-class integrase inhibitor Isentress (raltegravir) works at least as well as Sustiva (efavirenz) at suppressing HIV levels. It also showed... 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, which helped me sleep throught the night but left me feeling zonked out the next day (25 mgs... 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 but after that they seemed to die out. I still had dreams now and then but nothing bad... Read more »