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What Are The Side Effects Of Nevirapine

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side effects on nevirapine and efavirenz

I would be grateful for advice on a medication change. I was diagnosed HIV positive in 1998 and responded successfully to a combination of nevirapine, AZT and 3TC. I rapidly achieved an undetectable viral load and a CD4 count in the 800 region...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...anxious to switch back. If the liver enzymes did not change and aren't too high then going back to nevirapine might be another consideration. KH Read more »

Truvada and nevirapine side effects

Hi there, I just started back on medication after a three-year break. My numbers had dropped to... Read more »

nevirapine side effects

Hello from Germany, I am HIV positiv since may 2005(cd4 in that time 140 and VL 85000)Doctor... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Bizarre Side Effects from an Interaction Between Nevirapine and Clarithromycin

...Drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS, such as protease inhibitors (PI) and non-nucleoside inhibitors (non-nukes), are processed by enzymes in the liver. Other medications that are also processed by the same enzymes Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

... What Is Nevirapine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...ne-VYE-ra-peen --> Brand Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also known as Viramune, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Severe Nevirapine Rash Found More Likely in Women Than Men

...Although the non-nucleoside analogue nevirapine (Viramune) is an effective part of anti-HIV regimens, it is associated with a number of side effects, including Read more »
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U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »

PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every 8 hours Nevirapine:... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »

Ridiculous night-time brain-acitivity

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...Efavirenz (Sustiva) for a year. This was about two years ago. And I was one of the several-in-a-thousand who had serious mental side-effects from it. The main problem was horrific dreams that woke me at about 2am and in such a state of panic... Read more »