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Financial Stress: Impact on HIV Adherence, HCV and Prescribing Patterns

October 30, 2012

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Reader Comments:

Comment by: N.M.W (KENYA-EAST AFRICA) Tue., Dec. 18, 2012 at 1:01 am EST
I share the sentiments expressed in the article on HIV and financial stress.
I am a HIV+ female, HIV widow with college going children. My income is about $500 a month. After paying bills and college fees, I hardly have enough left to go for regular HIV check-up and medication. I have resulted to once a year check-up and staggering swallowing my meds to every alternate day so that the one month pack can go for two two months. The regiment I take is provided free in the public hospitals as by the time I got my first diagnosis my CD count was 25.I currently feel healthy but I live in fear of how my staggering medications might affect my health. I have not disclosed this to my doctor-am not sure he would understand my financial situation anyway.I take Atripla.
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