Jamie Deckoff-Jones MD:
I also stopped AZT a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering if maybe I'm a little weaker than a year ago though my CPK is fine and who can tell?
But AZT is the most problematic of the drugs long term and there is no way at this point to evaluate whether it is worth it or not. I didn't notice anything coming off it. We continue on Viread and Isentress.
When I think about stopping them, I remember the fifteen years of malaise I endured, now mostly gone, and the intense neuropathy pain that is now little more than background noise. Read more>>