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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can you get high off zidovudine?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: No, it is very unlikely to get high off zidovudine at normal or high doses. It may cause more toxicities such as nausea, vomiting, headaches, severe anemia at high doses.

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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: No, but some people get low (fatigue).

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