2 patient evaluations for Zidovudine taken for the purpose of 'HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Jovem Soropositivo
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Jovem Soropositivo
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Oct 19, 2011 (Started Jan 05, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    Severe (Low CD4 count, Low CD4 count)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
SFLexington
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SFLexington
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
557
VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Feb 8, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: AZT was not as bad as I thought it was be. I would go back on it if I had to. I am stopping because my arms starting really thinning out (veins showing), and AZT may be the culprit.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue)

May 1, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Use a weekly or monthly pill box to make it easier to remember to take your pills and also makes it easier to grab all the pills you need rather than one bottle at a time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue)

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