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HIV Meds Interaction With Aldara

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you
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ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...physician. He'll examine you and run some basic laboratory studies (free testosterone level, etc.) and discuss any potential drug-drug interactions. You didn't mention which antiretrovirals you are currently taking. Consequently I can't provide... Read more »

Imiquimod for HIV+'s....

Hello from Peru!...before stating my question, congratulations for the great job you do here. Guess my question goes to Dr Bob. I have been HIV+ for almost 10 years now, and have suffered from anal warts for about 8 years, but they were never much...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Peru-Guy,First, to answer your specific question, using Aldara cream would not pose any risks. It does not have any drug interactions with antiretroviral medications or Bactrim.Next, the doctor who told you podophylline wasn't painful... Read more »

COLD-FX and HIV Meds - interaction ?

My name is Arnold, 43 Years old, 19 years HIV-positive with overall good health and labwork. I moved to Canada 8 years ago, where I discovered an OTC product called "Cold FX" that helps me tremedously whenever I feel the symptoms of a "common cold"...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...kind words.I'm not aware of the product that you discuss, but based on what you've described, I don't know of any obvious drug-drug interactions with typical HIV medications. One essential point about interactions is that you (I) need to know... Read more »

Interaction of HIV meds and herbal meds

I am a Physician Assistant in California working with coinfected patients. I had a question about safety of herbal medicines (saw palmeto) and HIV meds, specifically Atripla. The herb question comes up quite a bit, is there any reference thats...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I have not been able to find a searchable online reference for drug-herb interactions. There are several reference books on the market, but an online reference would be extremely helpful. If any of our readers knows Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Interactions

... What Are Drug Interactions? How Does the Body Process Drugs? How Do Drugs Interact? Why Does Food Matter? What Causes the Most Interactions Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...different ways, they may be used together. Some of the diabetes medications may interact with HIV drugs. To reduce the chance of drug interactions, make sure your health care provider is aware of all the medications you take. Pre-Diabetes ... Read more »
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taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »

Help with HIV meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi- I read on here awhile back about getting free meds from companies who make the drugs by writing to them...does anyone know what I need to do this...like something from my doctor? Read more »