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AIDS Medications

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AIDS without medical treatment

My partner of two years has had full blown AIDS for over 3 years. He is refusing any form of treatment and he has already informed me that he has lived longer than he thought. I am trying my best to not inforce my own thoughts to his issue but I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to many years depending on many specific factors so no general answer can suffice. having your partner see a good, friendly HIV specialist and mental health therapist would be recommended to try and help out as much as possible. KH Read more »

aids medications when pregnant

I`m almost due and my doctor`s started me on Kaletra and Truvada,while I`m pregnant.Do you think... Read more »

aids medication therapy

how has medications improved over the years? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

...Tuesday indicated that they are examining ways to avoid proposed co-payments for some people living with HIV/AIDS who receive medications though the state, NorthJersey.com reports. The copayments are part of Gov. Jon Corzine's (D) $29.8 billion... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Growing Concern Over Counterfeit Drugs, Including Some HIV/AIDS Medications

...The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined the growing problem of counterfeit prescription drugs, including some medications used to treat people living with HIV/AIDS. Although the FDA says that the U.S. pharmaceutical supply is the "safest... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: HIV/AIDS Medications for the Treatment Experienced

...patient. Can you explain something that I think is still not understood by a lot of people: Why would it still make sense to take HIV medications, even if you're resistant to them? It turns out that resistance testing, like everything else in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Montana: AIDS Medication Funds Stretched

...crumbs, so to speak," said Gregory Edwards, executive director of the Calif.-based Flowers Heritage Foundation. FHF helps pay for medications for HIV/AIDS patients unable to access ADAP. Judy Nielsen, HIV program coordinator for the state... Read more »
Connect With Others

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...medical populations, and we're getting the word out now. Our pharmacy, called Can Do Meds, offers over 11,000 prescription medications shipped from an international network of certified pharmacies, and can typically save users up to 90% off... Read more »

Why doesn't anyone write about AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anti-biotics...miraculously I feel good....don't feel sick or had major side effect from meds.. On these posts, it appears everyone posts on HIV but barely non-one writes about when HIV becomes AIDS and dealing with that news. Read more »