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Treatment Resources: Drug Side Effects/Complications

Complications and Side Effects HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Brief description about the types of complications that antiretroviral (ARV) drugs can have in HIV-infected people.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Treatment/Pages/complications.aspx

Diabetes Mellitus and HIV HTML

Source: AIDS Education & Training Centers National Resource Center

Slide set about diabetes mellitus and how it affects HIV-infected people.

http://aidsetc.org/resource/diabetes-mellitus-and-hiv

Diet and Disease - AIDS/HIV HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Links to nutrition resources for HIV-infected individuals, including general information, drug/nutrient interactions, wasting syndrome resources, exercise resources, and food safety information.

http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/diet-and-disease/aidshiv

HIV and Diabetes HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on the symptoms and causes of hyperglycemia, which is a condition that occurs when glucose levels in the blood are abnormally high.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/59/hiv-and-diabetes

HIV and Hepatotoxicity HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on the symptoms, causes, and risk factors of hepatotoxicity, also known as liver damage.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/67/hiv-and-hepatotoxicity

HIV and Hyperlipidemia HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for hyperlipidemia, a condition in which increased amounts of fat are found in the blood.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/66/hiv-and-hyperlipidemia

HIV and Lactic Acidosis HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for lactic acidosis, a condition caused by an excess amount of lactate in the blood and low blood pH.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/68/hiv-and-lactic-acidosis

HIV and Lipodystrophy HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments for lipodystrophy, an abnormality in the way the body produces, stores, and uses fat.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/61/hiv-and-lipodystrophy

HIV and Osteoporosis HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of three types of bone disorders that often affect HIV infected individuals.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/62/hiv-and-osteoporosis

HIV and Rash HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information on the causes, symptoms, and treatments of skin rashes caused by some anti-HIV medications.

http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/22/60/hiv-and-rash

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page HTML

Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Overview of the neurological complications of AIDS, including information on treatment, prognosis, and current research.

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/aids/aids.htm

Side Effects Guide HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Information on common side effects of antiretroviral (ARV) medications and tips for patients on how to manage these side effects.

http://www.hiv.va.gov/patient/side-effects-guide/index.asp

Tips for Common Side Effects HTML

Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

List of some common side effects of antiretroviral (ARV) HIV medications, including suggestions for how people can manage them.

http://www.hiv.va.gov/patient/drug-dosing-toolkit/side-effects-tips.asp

We’re Taking Care of You: A Helpful Guide to HIV and Metabolic Complications PDF (668 KB)

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Booklet that discusses the metabolic complications of HIV and how they relate to heart disease.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Documents/hiv-metabolic-disorders-book.pdf

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