Management of Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy-related Hyperlipidemia Among HIV-infected Patients in Taiwan
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The process of the experiment (brief describe) The patients must come back for follow during 4 to 12 weeks after starting the new therapy. The investigators will follow the patients' lipid profile and any side effects and stop the observation till 36 months after starting the new therapy. The serum level of HIV-VL, CD4, GOT, GPT, triglyceride, cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, and LDL-cholesterol will be checked every 3 months. The patients' chart and all data will be delinked to protect the patients' right and privacy.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
HIV-infected patients who receive HAART therapy but have metabolic side effects.
Age over 20 years old
Abnormal liver function: GOT or GPT 5 times over normal upper limit