2 patient evaluations for Abacavir (ABC)

Dec 12, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

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Jun 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tingling, tiredness, lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), headaches, dizziness, nausea, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That it is the first nrti that simplified dosing and that more effective nrti are now available with less side effects. I will be changing to another medication 6/09.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, nausea, dizziness, insomnia, tingling, lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), headaches

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