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Condition: HIV
4/12/2010 3:06:27 PM

Reviewer: John, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
after starting Isentress 3-4 dys. started to become itchy, went to clinic, my Dr. was away, had told a nurse problem. He came back with a Dr. & a pharmacist. Dr.stated this wasn't possible, pharmacist stated it was a problem, started me on Hydroxyzine 25mg.2tabs2xdy.when my Dr. returned he & pharmacist placed me on Loratadine 10mg.1 tab am. Then was sent to a allergist, placed on Singu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
4/1/2010 12:35:50 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I switched to Isentress after a bad experience with Atripla. Except for the occassional crazy dream, the drug seems to be side effect free for me.

Condition: HIV
3/17/2010 9:01:31 PM

Reviewer: tosha, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this medicine for 3 and 1/2 months and half my hair has fallen out, all my muscles hurt and just lifting my legs i feel like i'm picking up 50lb logs and having to take naps. I've also started having irregular heart beats again (this is why i switched i was on Invirase and it causes heart problems. I'm also have a real rough time getting going in the morning because i fe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
1/16/2010 7:15:06 PM

Reviewer: LUCKYONE, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I HAVE JUST STARTED TAKING INSENTRESS 5 DAYS AGO. I WILL NOT KNOW THE EFFECTS ON MY NUMBERS TILL I GO FOR LABS IN 30 DAYS. I DID NOT READ ANY SIDE EFFECT UNTIL DAY 5. I HAVE BEEN HAVING VERY STRANGE DREAMS. VIVID,AND DISTURBING. DRY MOUTH, FEEL HUNGRY BUT DO'T FEEL LIKE EATING, AND TIRED MORE THAN I AM ALREADY WITH MY DEPRESSION I HAVE ADD, SO ANY JITTERY FEELINGS OR ANXIETY, I MAY NOT FEEL A ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
11/24/2009 11:19:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking this medicine about a year ago. I am on combination of Intelence, insentress, norvir, and lexiva. I am having the typical side effects: trouble sleeping, sometimes go into deep long sleeps, itching skin. But this has been best this combination I've used and I've tried so many drugs and couldn't take them. My t-cell count has increased signficantly, and I have remai ... Show Full Comment

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