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Condition: HIV
11/24/2014 1:20:12 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was the first med I ever took. This medication did not work for me. After a very short time I came down with what i thought was the flu. I had an extremely high fever and my bones and muscles ached. The first symptom was severe itching. I went to the hospital where I was pretty much incoherent. I awoke 3 days later being 60 lbs. heavier from water weight and discovered I had an allergic react ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
7/19/2012 10:45:17 PM

Reviewer: tphinsf, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After successful use of Viramune for about 12 weeks, I suddenly developed a fever, sore throat and headache. This progressed to constant cycles of chills and high fevers, along with rash and joint aches. These symptoms were misdiagnosed by my physician as just a "nasty virus" for over three weeks. When it was finally determined to be delayed reaction to Viramune (by a dermatologist, not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
12/28/2008 6:43:40 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: HIV
11/10/2008 6:32:34 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate all these drugs. If I must, this combo has been the easiest to live with side effects. Nausea tingling & shooting pains in the hands & feet, I don't get when I forget to take it so I'm sure it's the meds. Headache fatigue.

Condition: HIV
5/29/2008 4:53:28 AM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this medication since 2003 and it has worked the only thing that was negative is the slight elevation in liver enzymes. It is being monitored to not cause or indicate liver damage.

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