Warning: 7 Signs Your Partner is HIV POSITIVE and taking ARVs But They Are Hiding The Truth From You. Do you know your partner might be taking ARVs secretly and you wouldn’t know it…
Although one cannot actually conclude by eyes that one maybe be taking the Anti-Retroviral treatment, there are several things that you must watchout and they can tell you if something is wrong so that you know when and how to take the reqiured action at the right time.
Most of these factors are side effects of ARVs. HIV drugs have improved over the years, and serious side effects are less likely than they used to be. However, HIV drugs can still cause side effects. Some are mild.
Others are more severe or even life-threatening. A side effect can also get worse the longer you take the drug. Below are some of the factors that you must watch out on your partner:
ARV Drugs that cause it: Abacavir (Ziagen)
Lipodystrophy (changes in the distribution of body fat)
ARV Drugs that cause it: combinations of drugs from the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and protease inhibitor classes, other HIV drugs
ARV Drugs that cause it:protease inhibitors,antibiotics, delavirdine, maraviroc,raltegravir and cobicistat.
Fatigue is a side effect of HIV drug treatment, but it is also a symptom of HIV.Drugs that cause it: zidovudine