Switch From Viramune To Intelence
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Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeUnfortunately, the data indicate that all of the antiretrovirals, to some extent, can cause or contribute to the development of lipodystrophy. The non-nucleoside class is, however, the class that is least likely to cause it. while this issue is far... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.The decision to switch shouldn't be done lightly- in your case, you've done very well for years and it seems as if the only reason to switch is to reduce the dosing frequency and pill count (not anything to... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineNevirapine can cause acute and chronic liver irritation in some patients which could aggravate alcohol or other forms of hepatitis. Certainly if liver enzymes remain seriously elevated then looking for other causes (ie viral hepatatits, excessive... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGI side effects are not particularly common with Viramune but nonspecific abdominal pain and diarrhea is seen. I would make sure your liver is OK as well as look for GI infections/parasites before using further empiric antibiotics. Use of calcium... Read more »
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Posted by 2twotango, 1 ReplyI recently began taking Viramune and Truvada and I have noticed that about 10-15 minutes after taking it I feel like the lights in the room are getting brighter. My pupils are very very small. It was such a strange sensation today that I had to... Read more »
Posted by nevereasy, 2 RepliesAnyone taking these two drugs together? One or the other?. I seem to be extremely fatigued and weak. Additionally I am off balance also have a marked increase in my need to take a lorazapam ( anti anxiety) . Anybody else have any of these problems? ... Read more »
Posted by laguy38v, 2 RepliesHi has anyone had a rash because of it and if so did it finally go away?
I have a horrible rash after 8 days and my Doctor wants me to stay on it with the hope it will go away.
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Posted by laguy38vI started on Intelence over 8 days ago and I broke out in a rash all over my body. My Doctor wants me to continue and see if the rash will go away once my body gets use to the new drug. Has anyone had the same problem?
He put me on presnisone to help... Read more »
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