TITLE

A Cautionary Tale: Fatal Lactic Acidosis Complicating Nucleoside Analogue and Metformin Therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Worth, Leon; Elliott, Julian; Anderson, Jonathan; Sasadeusz, Joe; Street, Alan; Lewin, Sharon
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p315
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies lactic acidosis with hepatic steatosis which is a rare complication of nucleoside analogue reverse-transcriptase inhibitor therapy in HIV-infected patients. Use metformin therapy to improve the cardiovascular risk profile HIV-infected patients; Symptoms of the disease.
ACCESSION #
10361442

 

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