Side Effects of Anti-HIV Medications, Fact Sheets

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Side Effects of Anti-HIV Medications, Fact Sheets

Description

This series of fact sheets discusses some of the major side effects of anti-HIV medications. The information in this series is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents and Management of Metabolic Complications Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-1 Infection: Recommendations of an International AIDS Society-USA Panel.

These fact sheets address the following topics:

  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Lactic acidosis
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Osteonecrosis, osteoporosis, osteopenia
  • Skin rash

Developer:

AIDSinfo

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2004
Review Date: 2005
Recent Summary: December 2005
Original Summary: April 2005
Last Updated: 05/05/08

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