What Is The Treatment For Mitochondrial Toxicity
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe rate at which components of the lipodystrophy syndrome develop on some of the newer NRTI combinations (FTC/tenofovir and 3TC/abacavir) seems to be slower that with AZT or D4T combinations (usually with 3TC). Long-term data and independent... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineLipodystrophy is not precisely defined but includes issues related to fat distribution (too much in some areas and loss of fat in others) and increases in blood fat levels. Some of those conditions are seen in the general population. Lipodystrophy... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineClinical assessment as well as venous lactic acid levels, liver enzymes, and electrolyte/renal tests are useful for checking for significant metabolic problems due to mitochondrial toxicity. The rate of serious metabolic/mitochondrial toxicity on... Read more »
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