Side Effects and Their Treatment
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Treatments for Side Effects550. Side Effects
A discussion of the most common side effects of antiretroviral treatment, with links to other fact sheets for more information. Includes fatigue, anemia, digestive problems, lipodystrophy, peripheral neuropathy, mitochondrial toxicity, and osteoporosis.
[Revised August 10, 2014]551. Fatigue
A description of fatigue among people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Reviewed April 21, 2014]552. Anemia
A description of anemia among people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Reviewed June 4, 2014]553. Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)
A description of lipodystrophy (changes in metabolism and body shape) in people with HIV, its risks, suspected causes and treatment.
[Reviewed June 10, 2016]554. Diarrhea
A description of diarrhea in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Reviewed June 7, 2016]555. Peripheral Neuropathy
A description of peripheral neuropathy in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Reviewed June 7, 2016]556. Mitochondrial Toxicity
A description of mitochondrial toxicity in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised September 5, 2014]557. Osteoporosis
A discussion of loss of bone mineral density associated with HIV and its treatment, including osteoporosis
[Reviewed June 13, 2014]558. Depression and HIV
Depression is common in HIV
[Revised July 23, 2014]559. Osteonecrosis
Definition and description of osteonecrosis (bone death) in HIV
[Reviewed September 30, 2014]