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Are there risks involved with taking Epivir?

Risks involved with taking Epivir include: a possible allergic reaction, liver disease or damage to the pancreas, particularly if you have infections from both HIV and hepatitis B. Lactic acidosis, a severe blood and liver disorder that can be fatal, can occur while taking Epivir. For this reason, it is essential to immediately contact your doctor if you experience nonstop nausea, stomach pain, the yellowing of your skin or eyes, fast breathing, achy muscles, tiredness or dark colored urine.

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