including increased fat around the abdomen, breasts, and back of the neck, as well as decreased fat in the face, arms, and legs), and diabetes. These side effects of HIV
drug therapy are reviewed in our lessons on Lipodystrophy
, Facial Lipoatrophy, and Risks To Your Heart (Hyperlipidemia).
• If you have hepatitis B and HIV and plan to stop taking Combivir, your doctor might want to frequently check your liver enzymes after stopping treatment.