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What Are The Side Effects Of Sustiva

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Is it possible to develop increased side effects with Sustiva?

I've had this regimen of Epivir 300 mg, Viread 300 mg and Sustiva 600 mg for about 6 six years with mostly minimal side effects. I'd get the occasional odd dream and then the not so severe skin rash that would go away within a day. I have responded...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
... A small (? 5-10%) of patients continue to have annoying side effects from efavirenz. Some patient may run high levels that may merit drug level monitoring if would like to stay on efavirenz Read more »

Side effects on Sustiva

Dear doctor, I started my HIV treatment a month ago and I am on Sustiva and Kivexa taking... Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking sustiva and combivir for 2 years and I am fine with it but, recenly i am losing my... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dizzy, Dreamy, Depressed: Dealing With Sustiva Side Effects

...the lower viral load and higher CD4 T-cells count, a new antiretroviral drug brings unpleasant -- sometimes even unbearable -- side effects. One of the most popular antiretrovirals (ARVs) today is the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...for now. What do you think? After a few months on Truvada + Sustiva I realized that the side effects of Sustiva were not subsiding. Can I safely switch back to my old regimen? Side Effects I have been struggling with gastritis since... Read more »
Project Inform

Sustiva Study Finds Ethnicity, Quality of Life Predict Treatment Outcomes

...ethnicity. Some research, along with many anecdotal reports, suggests that people of African descent may experience more severe side effects when taking Sustiva, compared to other ethnic groups. At least one study found that Africans might break... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updated Label Information for Sustiva (Efavirenz)

...The Food and Drug Administration recently approved revisions to the package insert for Sustiva (efavirenz), a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, for both capsules and tablets, to include updates to the sections described below. ... Read more »
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sustiva side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...been on the drug for 4 weeks and still wake up daily feeling high, i have had to take a leave of abscence from work due to the side effedts, i want to try to hang in there, but need to know for how long...most people/docs say the side effedts... Read more »


Posted by tuffnftl, 4 Replies
i just started this pill any ideas or feedback or what to expect anyone please help thx kenny Read more »

Atripla Once a day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was jsut prescribed by my doctor, the drug Atripla. It wasnt even in the CVS pharmacy computer yet...or on their shelves....i jsut found out I am positive and my viral load number wasnt good..81,000. So my doctor is putting me on this...anyone... Read more »

Sustiva + Truvada combination

Posted by richwales, 6 Replies
...months now my Cd4 and viral load are doing great (gone from 14% 245 to 19% 472, and 18,200 to undectable) just finding the side affects of sustiva really can be hard to cope with, eg interupted sleep also i still have some dizziness from taking... Read more »