What HIV medications can cause lactic acidosis?
Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) such as zidovudine, labovudine and abacavir can increase your risk of lactic acidosis by damaging the energy-producing parts of cells (mitochondria) and blocking their reproduction.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 13 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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