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What is Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase?

What is Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase?

  • Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: Use of an HIV drug called Agenerase may cause damage to the peripheral nervous system (neuropathy) as it can have a toxic effect on the nerves. Symptoms usually start in the outermost parts of the body such as the fingers and toes and moves towards the centre of the body. Usually more than one nerve is affected (polyneuropathy). Tolerance to the drug may vary amongst people with the elderly and other susceptible people having lower thresholds before nerve problems occur. Sensations (sensory neuropathy) are predominantly affected but sometimes movement may also be impaired (motor neuropathy).

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: Introduction

Types of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase:

Broader types of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase:

How serious is Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase?

Prognosis of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: Cessation of the drug usually leads to a full recovery.
Complications of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: see complications of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

What causes Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase?

Causes of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: see causes of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

What are the symptoms of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase?

Symptoms of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: see symptoms of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

Complications of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: see complications of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: Toxicologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase.
Treatments for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase: see treatments for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

Name and Aliases of Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

Main name of condition: Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase

Other names or spellings for Toxic polyneuropathy -- Agenerase:

Drug-induced polyneuropathy [Agenerase], Agenerase-induced polyneuropathy

 

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