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How can tipranavir affect my blood sugar?

The HIV drug tipranavir (Aptivus) can cause high blood sugar levels (a condition called hyperglycemia). Be aware of these signs that your blood sugar is too high:
  • extreme hunger and thirst
  • weakness
  • blurred vision
  • frequent urination
Get immediate medical help if you experience any of these symptoms. If left untreated, the problem could progress to a more serious condition called diabetic ketoacidosis, which can be life threatening.

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