SideEffects

A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects for People Living with HIV

A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects - readable

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A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects - printable

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Published by the Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) in 2013, this guide provides an overview of common side effects associated with HIV drug treatment. It offers helpful tips on how to manage symptoms and presents information about possible causes and when to seek medical care. Topics include diarrhea, rash, fatigue, headaches and nausea, as well as, sleep problems, nerve pain and numbness, body shape changes, menstrual changes, sexual difficulties and problems of the mouth.

Ordering Instructions: A full-colour, glossy version of this booklet can be ordered free-of-charge (postage included) to Canadian addresses by going to the website for the CATIE Ordering Centre.

Mailing Instructions: When sending the full-colour version, remove the the staples before sending.

Printing Instructions: If unable to order, print to landscape 11 x 17, this helps it last longer and stay together while being passed around inside prisons.

For more information on the group who put out this resource, or to check for the most up-to-date version, check out their website.