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Trazodone And Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+) develop problems that involve the nervoussystem. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations, andfeelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and spinal cord(central...
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does this effect my neuropathy

i have noticed that my feet have started to give me more probles now that i'm useing tazadon could it be my new weight gain? or is it the meds...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If by tazadon you mean trazodone its effect on neuropathy is variable but in general has not had much of a relationship with causing neuropathy in the feet. KH... Read more »

Trazodone dosage

My pshychiatrist put me on 150 mg of trazodone at bedtime to induce sleep. I have been waking up too early in the morning, after only 6 hours of sleep, and this seems to be counterproductive of the intended effect (good sleep). I am a retired...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Trazodone is a good choice and a very effective medication for sleep. If your current dose is not sufficient, it is probably best to try a slightly higher dose (like 200 mg at bedtime). However, you should do this with the consultation of your... Read more »

Atripla and Trazodone

I have been on Atripla and Trazodone to sleep but I recently read that the two have an interaction. I am wondering if Trazodone will reduce the effectiveness of Atripla...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Combining the efavirenz component of your Atripla with trazadone may decrease trazadone blood levels and efficacy. It does not affect Atripla efficacy or blood concentrations.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Trazodone with...

Can I mix Trazodone with Truvada, Intellence & Isentress?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Trazadone is metabolized (broken down and digested) by the liver through a similar pathway as Intelence. Intelence (etravirine) could potentially decrease trazodone blood levels. You should work with you doctor to be sure you are getting the... Read more »
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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am experiencing what i think is the beginnings of hiv neuropathy. in the mornings, i can see the blood fill my lower legs and standing becomes uncomfortable. standing anywhere for long periods of times becomes uncomfortable. my legs are weak. ... Read more »