Efavirenz-Associated Central Nervous System Adverse Effects

Last updated April 22, 2015
Case Authors: 
Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Assistant Medical Director, Madison Clinic
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
H. Nina Kim, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss the spectrum and timing of neuropsychiatric manifestations associated with efavirenz (Sustiva) use.
  2. Understand prevention and management strategies to minimize efavirenz-related neuropsychiatric complications.

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