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How soon after starting Egrifta will my symptoms improve?

How soon your symptoms will improve after starting Egrifta (tesamorelin) can vary. Egrifta is used to treat people infected with HIV who have developed a condition called lipodystrophy, in which fat accumulates in their abdomens. People who took Egrifta as part of a clinical study reduced the size of their abdomen an average of 3 centimeters (about 1 inch) after taking Egrifta daily for 26 weeks. However, the effectiveness of the drug varies from person to person.

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