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Sustiva Warnings and Precautions - Viracept Warnings and Precautions

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  • Sustiva Warnings and Precautions
    Sustiva can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and problems concentrating. This eMedTV resource lists other possible side effects that may occur with Sustiva. Warnings, precautions, and a list of who should not take the drug are also included.
  • Symptoms of HIV
    Signs and symptoms of HIV can range from rapid weight loss to chronic diarrhea to memory loss. As this eMedTV Web page explains, symptoms are similar to those of other illnesses; therefore, a person must be tested to know if he or she has the disease.
  • Treatment for HIV
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, HIV is usually treated with medications such as protease inhibitors and fusion inhibitors. This article discusses the various medications used for treating this virus, and also lists possible side effects.
  • Trizivir
    Trizivir is a prescription drug that is commonly used for the treatment of HIV or AIDS. This page on the eMedTV site describes how this product works, offers general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Trizivir and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid breastfeeding while taking Trizivir. This eMedTV segment contains more information about Trizivir and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be dangerous to breastfeed if you have HIV or AIDS.
  • Trizivir and Depression
    Depression is a potential side effect of Trizivir. This section of the eMedTV library offers more information on Trizivir and depression, including an explanation of how common this side effect is and whether it is actually caused by the drug itself.
  • Trizivir and Pregnancy
    Trizivir may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This portion of the eMedTV site provides more information on Trizivir and pregnancy, and describes the problems that were seen when the active components of Trizivir were given to pregnant animals.
  • Trizivir Dosage
    For HIV or AIDS treatment, the recommended Trizivir dosage is one tablet twice a day. This page from the eMedTV archives contains other important Trizivir dosing information and explains who should not take the medication.
  • Trizivir Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides some basic drug information on Trizivir, a combination product used to treat HIV and AIDS. Topics included in this article include possible side effects, issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Trizivir Drug Interactions
    If alcohol, methadone, or rifampin is combined with Trizivir, drug interactions may potentially occur. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may interact with Trizivir (or should not be taken at all during Trizivir treatment).
  • Trizivir Overdose
    Nausea and vomiting are potential symptoms of a Trizivir overdose. As this part of the eMedTV archives explains, a Trizivir overdose may also lead to lactic acidosis and hepatic steatosis (which can cause liver damage) or bone marrow depression.
  • Trizivir Side Effects
    Fever, headaches, and fatigue are some of the most commonly reported Trizivir side effects. This part of the eMedTV library lists other common side effects of Trizivir and describes potentially serious allergic reactions that may occur with the drug.
  • Trizivir Uses
    Trizivir is used for treating HIV infection and AIDS. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how the drug works, explains whether it can be used in children, and lists possible off-label Trizivir uses.
  • Trizivir Warnings and Precautions
    Trizivir can cause bone marrow depression (which decreases bone marrow's ability to produce blood cells). This eMedTV page lists more Trizivir warnings and precautions, and explains what you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Truvada
    Truvada is drug that is often used in drug "cocktails" for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses the medication's effects, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Truvada and Breastfeeding
    Women with HIV or AIDS (including those taking Truvada) are typically advised to avoid breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page includes more information on Truvada and breastfeeding, and discusses the risks involved with breastfeeding if you have HIV.
  • Truvada and Depression
    Depression appears to be one of the possible side effects of Truvada. This segment from the eMedTV archives provides a more in-depth look at Truvada and depression, and explains how common this side effect appeared to be in clinical studies.
  • Truvada and Pregnancy
    Truvada is most likely safe for use during pregnancy. As this eMedTV article explains, clinical studies on Truvada and pregnancy show that the drug did not increase the risk of miscarriages or birth defects when it was given to pregnant animals.
  • Truvada Dosage
    The recommended Truvada dosage for most people with HIV or AIDS is one tablet once daily. As this eMedTV page explains, people with kidney disease may need to take their Truvada dose less frequently, such as every other day, instead of once a day.
  • Truvada Drug Interactions
    Cidofovir, ribavirin, and certain protease inhibitors may cause negative Truvada drug interactions. This eMedTV segment describes the problems that may occur when drugs interact with Truvada and lists other medicines that may cause an interaction.
  • Truvada HIV Medicine
    This eMedTV page gives some basic information on the HIV medicine Truvada. Topics covered in this article include side effects and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. A link to more information is also provided.
  • Truvada Overdose
    An overdose of Truvada may result in kidney problems. This portion of the eMedTV library describes other complications that may result from a Truvada overdose and explains what treatment options are currently available.
  • Truvada Side Effects
    Common Truvada side effects may include headache, vomiting, and dizziness. This eMedTV resource lists other side effects that may occur with Truvada, including side effects that are potentially serious and should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Truvada Uses
    Truvada is used for treating (and in some cases, preventing) HIV infection. This article from the eMedTV Web site covers Truvada uses in more detail, explains how the HIV medication works, and discusses possible off-label uses for the medicine.
  • Truvada Warnings and Precautions
    Truvada may cause you to gain fat in unusual areas, such as at the back of the neck. This eMedTV article lists other problems that may occur with Truvada. Warnings and precautions regarding who should not take the drug are also included.
  • Vidax
    Videx is a prescription drug that is used to prevent the HIV infection from multiplying. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains how the product works and lists some of the factors that may affect your dosage. Vidax is a common misspelling of Videx.
  • Videx
    Videx is a prescription medication used to treat HIV and AIDS by preventing the HIV virus from multiplying. This eMedTV article provides detailed information on Videx, including potential side effects and important tips for taking the drug.
  • Videx -- HIV Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers some basic information on Videx, a drug used to treat HIV. This Web page covers side effects, safety warnings, and more. This page also provides a link to more detailed information on this prescription medication.
  • Videx and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that there hasn't been any research done on Videx and breastfeeding to see if the drug passes through breast milk. This page also discusses why it is usually recommended that women with HIV or AIDS avoid breastfeeding.
  • Videx and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains why it is generally safe to take Videx during pregnancy and also explains how the FDA classifies the drug. However, Videx should only be given to a pregnant woman if the benefits to her outweigh the risks to the unborn child.
  • Videx Dosage
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the recommended Videx dosage when treating HIV or AIDS will depend on several factors, such as age and weight. This page also covers Videx dosing amounts for adults and children, and offers tips for taking the drug.
  • Videx Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page explores potential Videx drug interactions with other medications, such as certain antibiotics and methadone. This page also describes the problems these interactions can cause, such as an increased risk of side effects.
  • Videx Overdose
    This portion of the eMedTV library describes common symptoms of a Videx overdose, such as diarrhea, nerve problems, and liver damage. This resource also covers possible treatment options, such as pumping the stomach and supportive care.
  • Videx Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported Videx side effects include diarrhea, nerve problems, and stomach pain. This eMedTV segment outlines other possible side effects of Videx, including more serious side effects that may require immediate medical care.
  • Videx Uses
    Videx is used for the treatment of the HIV infection and AIDS. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the medication works and also provides information on Videx uses, including its use in children and possible off-label uses.
  • Videx Warnings and Precautions
    This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at several Videx warnings and precautions, such as the possibility of the medication causing liver damage or nerve problems. This article also describes who should not take Videx.
  • Viracept
    Viracept is a medicine that is often used in combination with other drugs as part of an HIV "cocktail." This eMedTV page explains how the drug works for treating HIV and AIDS, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects.
  • Viracept and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether Viracept passes through breast milk in humans. This article from the eMedTV archives discusses the safety of Viracept and breastfeeding, and explains why many women with HIV may want to avoid breastfeeding.
  • Viracept and Pregnancy
    Viracept may not be safe for pregnant women. As this eMedTV page explains, although animal studies on Viracept and pregnancy show that the drug is probably safe, a recent warning suggests that pregnant women should not take Viracept.
  • Viracept Dosage
    The recommended Viracept dosage for adults is 1250 mg twice daily or 750 mg three times daily. This eMedTV Web page also contains dosing recommendations for children ages 2 to 13, and offers tips for taking Viracept powder and tablets.
  • Viracept Drug Information
    Healthcare providers prescribe Viracept for the treatment of HIV and AIDS. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of Viracept, including a description of some of the drug's side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Viracept Drug Interactions
    If Rescriptor, Cialis, or Nexium is combined with Viracept, drug interactions could occur. This eMedTV segment lists other medicines that may cause negative Viracept drug interactions and describes the effects of combining these medications.
  • Viracept Overdose
    Few cases of a Viracept overdose have been reported, so it is not known what to expect from an overdose. This eMedTV resource describes the possible effects of a Viracept overdose and explains what treatment options are currently available.
  • Viracept Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Viracept include headache, diarrhea, and vomiting. This eMedTV article includes a list of common Viracept side effects, as well as rare but potentially serious problems that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Viracept Uses
    Viracept uses are primarily focused on the treatment of HIV and AIDS. As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, however, the drug can also be used off-label for preventing HIV infection in certain people who are exposed to the virus.
  • Viracept Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Viracept if you have moderate to severe liver disease. This eMedTV article offers other Viracept warnings and precautions regarding the safety of the drug, including a list of possible side effects or complications that may occur.
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