Efavirenz associated with cognitive disorders in otherwise asymptomatic HIV-infected patients

Nicoletta Ciccarelli, Simona Di Giambenedetto, Enrica Tamburrini, Roberto Cauda, Maria Caterina Silveri, Massimiliano Fabbiani, Iuri Fanti, Eleonora Baldonero, Laura Bracciale, Andrea De Luca

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Despite the availability of potent antiretroviral regimens (combination antiretroviral therapy [cART]), HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) are increasingly recognized. Our aim was to investigate the prevalence and treatment-related correlates of HAND, exploring the potential neurotoxicity of antiretrovirals on cognitive functions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1403-1409
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Adult
  • Anti-HIV Agents
  • Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
  • Benzoxazines
  • Case-Control Studies
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • HIV Infections
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mental Status Schedule
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Young Adult


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