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What Are The Side Effects Of Ziagen

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side effects of ZIAGEN

I have been taking ZIAGEN for about 10 months now and now am having problem with my heart. Has there been any report side effects of this kind with ziagen? I have no history of any heart problem before now.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...hasn't implicated Ziagen with cardiac problems. There have been some reports of cardiomyopathy possibly associated with nucleoside agents so further evaluation and discussion with your HIV doc are a good idea. KH Read more »

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... Common Name: abacavir sulfate Brand Name: Ziagen Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: Two 300 mg tablets Read more »
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An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

... Brand Name: Ziagen Other Name(s): FABC, ABC sulfate, Abacavir sulfate, Sulfato de abacavir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Abacavir sulfate, also known as Ziagen or ABC, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
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Trizivir??????

Posted by Anonymous
...switching to Trizivir (epivir,retrovir and ziagen in one tablet). Does anyone have any experience with Trizivir? What kind of side effects? Does it contribute to lypodistrophy less than my current combo? I read that it may help with lypo. Any... Read more »