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Sustiva Rating Summary

6.1/10 Average Rating

7 Ratings with 3 User Reviews

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Reviews for Sustiva to treat HIV Infection

"The binder change several years ago caused internal bleeding, severe bloating, complete loss of appetite as well as liver, kidney & pancreas issues. It was so bad I was in bed 24/7 for several years. I had to change doctors to change the medication and everything improved immensely. The Mayo Clinic wrote about this reaction."

   
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GreyVS (taken for 5 to 10 years) May 23, 2016

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"Was on it for years before I developed resistance to it. MUST be taken at night to minimize side effects. Bad depression, confusion, random crying spells, feeling helpless, suicidal thoughts (& no I've never had it prior or after I stopped this medication). It does get better as the med levels out but the first couple weeks are torture! In a grocery store I sat on the floor crying because 3 things on my list were on the same isle. I've never experienced anything like that in my life!"

   
4.0

Bayne (taken for 10 years or more) February 2, 2015

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"This is my 4th day on Sustiva. I've experienced drowsiness, mental confusion, anxiety and sleeplessness. I have to get used to not eating before taking as eating prior to, only makes those symptoms worse. I've developed a habit of bumping into things and when I drive, I'm not driving as I usually do, it's a little bit over the road, so be cautious with heavy machinery. The symptoms usually die down within 2 hours of my awakening and I feel somewhat like my old self. Like I said, it's only been 4 days, so hopefully, these symptoms will subside as I continue to partake. I definitely do not recommend drinking anything other than water with this medicine. The effects are way too powerful. One last thing, be careful with your steps, I fell at work."

   
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The other just me January 8, 2012

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