volume 21, issue 1, P103-132 2007
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.01.007
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Risa M. Hoffman, Judith S. Currier

Abstract: Antiretroviral therapy for HIV restores immune function, controls viral replication, decreases opportunistic infections, and extends lifespan to near-normal for infected individuals. However, successful HIV therapy has been accompanied by the emergence of treatment-related complications, with an impact not yet fully understood. This article reviews six common complications of antiretroviral therapy, including hyperlactatemia/lactic acidosis, hypersensitivity reactions, abnormal glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia…

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