My struggle with my medication

"Looking after my health TODAY gives me a better hope for TOMORROW" - Anne Wilson Schaef

DISCLAIMER: What failed on me does NOT mean that it may not work on you. PLEASE listen to your body and go by it accordingly. I know some of my friends who are doing well on Efavirenz. Unlike mine, their CD4 has improved to higher numbers while on that medicine. Depression is one known side effect of this HIV medication, but does not happen to everyone.

To read this blog in its entirety, click here.

like0

Comments

Meds

RUBYFRUIT's picture

 Hello and wow.. hope you are ok now... I have had my buddy(that I really want to get rid of) for around 20 years nad I know that feeling of switching meds...and then going crazy. I have depression nad there are just some HIV meds I could not take because of it.. OMG the mood swings. seeing little black spiney balls running around on the floor!.

Now before my new doctor gives me ANY drug I double check and triple check reactions to HIV meds.

Thanks for shareing your story,Peace!

like0

Do you get our newsletter?

admin's picture

Sign up for our monthly Newsletter and get the latest info in your inbox.

seventh name
Fri, 1/19/2018 - 12:40pm

giftmaker's picture

giftmaker commented on Sex After HIV

Wed, 1/17/2018 - 6:49pm

Angel S.'s picture

Angel S. commented on Intro - Prizila

Mon, 1/15/2018 - 4:02pm

Surviving HIV Over the Long Term: The Past, Present, and the Future (Part 1 of 2) is the 4th webinar in the 2016 WATCH! series.

Learn about your liver's functions, symptoms and tests for liver damage, which HIV drugs affect the liver, and how to keep your liver healthy.

Learn about many options for getting HIV drugs in the US – private insurers, ACA marketplaces, ADAP, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.

admin's picture

Join our community

Connect to our support community and share experiences with other women living with HIV.

Join now >

admin's picture

You Can Help!

Together, we can change the course of the HIV epidemic…one woman at a time!

Please donate now!>