Tenofovir Side Effects And Kidney Stones

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kidney stones and Atripla

I've a friend and I are both taking Atripla for over a year. I understand that kidney failure could be one of the side effects. My friend found out about a month a go he had a kidney stone. Today he was told he had stones in both kidneys now and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Some antiretrovirals, such as Crixivan, have been associated with kidney stones. However, please note the vast majority of kidney stones are not related to HIV drugs. Atripla has not been associated with kidney Read more »

newly diagnosed

good morning doctori am a male of 28 in austria diagnosed with hiv 4 yrs ago.when i checked my cd4... Read more »

Leg aches

Hi I've been on azatanavir, norvir and truvada now for 6 months. Over the last few weeks I have... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Kidney Stones

... Kidney stones can occur for many reasons and are more common in temperate climates. Part of the reason for this is that stones develop when Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...increased cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose, increased liverenzyme levels Serious SideEffects: Kidney stones (drink 48 ounces of water daily to lower risk ofkidney stones), anemia, lipodystrophy, increased bleeding in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs

...) Take with lots of water, on empty stomach or with low-fat snack. Keep cool and dry. Headache, nausea, abdominal pain, kidney stones. Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra, Aluvia) 4 (200 mg lopinavir + 50 mg ritonavir: 2, 2x/day) No food... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Cause and (Side) Effects

...changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, liver toxicity, kidney stones, increased bilirubin, itchy/dry skin, ingrown toenails, and hair loss. ... Read more »
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