Side Effects and Their Treatment

Side Effects

550. 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: April 26, 2007]

551. Fatigue

A description of fatigue among people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised: April 26, 2007]

552. Anemia

A description of anemia among people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised: April 26, 2007]

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.
[Revised: September 12, 2006]

554. Diarrhea

A description of diarrhea in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised: August 24, 2007]

555. Peripheral Neuropathy

A description of peripheral neuropathy in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised: July 23, 2007]

556. Mitochondrial Toxicity

A description of mitochondrial toxicity in people with HIV, its causes and treatment.
[Revised: July 23, 2007]

557. Bone Problems

A discussion of loss of bone mineral density associated with HIV and its treatment, including osteoporosis and avascular necrosis.
[Revised: July 23, 2007]

558. Depression and HIV

A description of depression in people with HIV and AIDS, its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
[Revised: September 6, 2006]

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