Nov 17, 2003
Can you tell me what is the correct dosage of HGH for people with HIV. I was told 18 IU a day (that sounds high) I am 40 years old, poz for 12 years, healthy and currently taking trizavir and viramune. Viral undetectable and t-cells average 600. Is it safe to purchase HGH on the internet? and what brand is best, also, where can it be purchased at it's lowest price.
| Response from Dr. Conway
My personal opinion is that I would not recommend purchasing something like growth hormone on the internet unless you had a specific, independent, verifiable means of assessing the purity and strength of what is being purchased.
As far as a dose goes, it depends on the indication. Using the Serostim preparation, the doses for which an effect is well doucmented are anywhere fron 3 mg evry two days to 6 mg/day (as a subcutaneou injection) for wasting and as low as 1 mg/day for lipodystrophy/lipoatrophy. This latter indication is much less well studied.
Contrary to some of the things I have read, you do NOT have to discard the unused part of a vial as long as it was reconstituted with sterile diluent.
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