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What Are The Side Effects Of AIDS

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Side effects of Aids or Aids Meds??

my brother was diagnosised full blown aids seven yrs. ago. (he was 51) he has done well to date with meds. he seems to be forgetting things in the past 6 months. we can be on the phone and later during conversation he'll forget something he said or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV medications rarely directly cause brain problems or memory loss. One exception is efavirenz (Sustiva or STocrine) which can cause Read more »

side effects? (HIV versus AIDS, 2010)

my boyfriend and I were infected around the same time 3 years ago. I am still healthy and my doctor... Read more »

side effects of aids treatment

...what are the side effects of aids treatment? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Sheds Light on Cause of an AIDS Treatment Side Effect

...characterized by poor or uneven distribution of fat cells, can lead to lower belly obesity and a hump on the upper back. Lipodystrophy side effects also include diabetes and high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. In a test-tube study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study Says

... Similarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Testing Whether AIDS Drug Regimens Can Be Taken Only Five Days a Week to Cut Costs, Reduce Side Effects

...patients, the Boston Globe reports. Antiretroviral drugs in the U.S. cost about $10,000 to $30,000 per person annually, and side effects of the medications can include fatigue and nausea in the short term, and heart disease, cancer and... Read more »
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Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

HIV side effects? (heart attacks & seizures)

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...(he's not exactally sure). We are both aware that his previous using caused damage, but I'm really getting concerned that his HIV status is kind of in like a faster process. He was diagnosed this past summer and his numbers are undetectable (from... Read more »

still undiagnosed?

Posted by undiagnosed
...http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Current/Q160149.html Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...people who did not get sick. The above methods were used to aid in healing opportunistic infections as well as addressing the side effects of the drugs when pharmaceuticals became available. There was and still is much confusion and conflict... Read more »