Jun 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (insomnia, nausea, dizziness, headaches, lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), tiredness, tingling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 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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