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Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice:
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e3181f5eab1
Case Reports

Persistent Hiccups Due to Fixed-Dose Tenofovir and Emtricitabine: A Case Report and Review of Hiccups in Patients With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Pawlowski, Sean W. MD; Moore, Christopher C. MD; Wispelwey, Brian MD

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Abstract

Persistent hiccups in patients with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) are most often associated with opportunistic infections or HIV-associated illnesses. There have been no described cases of hiccups due to highly active antiretroviral medications. We report a case of persistent hiccups likely due to fixed-dose tenofovir and emtricitabine and review etiologies of persistent and intractable hiccups in patients with HIV and common gastrointestinal disturbances linked to the fixed-dose formulation.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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