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Which Has Fewer Side Effects Sustiva Or Intelence

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Sustiva wild side effects

I just started my new regiment of trivina and Sustiva. Last night was a trip to say the least. I felt like I was on some heavy drugs or had been drining all night. Couldn't sleep but drowsy. I also felt very euphoric but couldn't concentrate. Is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You describe quite well the central nervous side effects frequently experienced when starting efavirenz (Sustsuva). Those effects occur in up to 50% of patients after starting Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking Sustiva and Combivir for for two years. Even if i had some difficulties now i am fine... 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 »
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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 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 600 mg tablet, Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also known as EFV or Sustiva, is a type of medicine called a... 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 »

sustiva vs crixivan

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and choloesteral have starting to creep into the high values. My doc has now suggested dropping Crixivan for Sustiva? He states of the 50 patients in his practice that have done this only 1 has not maintained ... Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im pretty scared of the side effects like steven jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle... Read more »

OMG - Just started Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...first sustiva (once daily) pill about 6 hours ago and I'm finally concious enough to walk around. Please tell me that those side effects go away. That was pretty bad. No dreams just any waking moments were like... like... I have no idea how to... Read more »