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What should I know about Isentress before taking it?

Before starting Isentress treatment, it is important to tell your doctor about any medical conditions, including mental health conditions or general allergies you have. Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications, such as rifampin, a cholesterol-lowering drug, supplements, vitamins or herbs, Also, tell your doctor if you have a history of liver disease or hepatitis (liver inflammation), are on dialysis, have a history of muscle disorders ,such as myopathy, or if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan on becoming pregnant. Isentress is not to be taken by pregnant women. During Isentress treatment, many people find that they gain body fat or that existing body fat shifts location to their breasts or upper back.

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