- Alternative therapy cardiology critical care Dermatology Endocrinology & Metabolism gastroenterology GI & liver harm HEENT Hematology hepatology HIV Hospital medicine ID immunology infection Nephrology Neurology Oncology ophthalmology Orthopaedics patient satisfaction pulmonary medicine renal Reproductive health Rheumatology Surgery Syncope Toxicology Urology vascular
Tag Archives: HIV
The Bottom Line: Adverse events in HIV patients taking tenofovir are relatively rare, postmarketing reports of nephrotoxicity have alerted physicians to other potentially serious outcomes. This study presents a series of 40 patients who developed hypokalemia associated with tenofovir. Identified … Continue reading
The Bottom Line: More recent studies highlight an increased incidence of HIV associated thrombotic microangiopathies and rhabdomyolysis, the latter from the use of statins in combination with highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) References: Prabahar, M., Jain, M., Chandrasekaran, V., Indhumathi, … Continue reading
VA Resident Report: Is there an increased risk for patients with Terminal Complement Deficiency and HIV?
The Bottom Line: The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has previously recommended routine vaccination of persons aged ≥2 months who have certain medical conditions that increase risk for meningococcal disease, including persons who have persistent deficiencies in the complement pathway … Continue reading