I Have Hepatotoxicity Does That Mean I Have Aids
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Complera Labeling Update: No Longer Recommended at High Viral Loads; Hepatotoxicity Precaution AddedOn January 25, 2013, FDA approved changes to the Complera (emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) package insert. The major changes include restricting the indication to treatment-naive adult patients with HIV-1 RNA less than or... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYes those drugs can either individually or in combination cause a form of drug induced hepatitis that would be more common inpatients with hepatitis C infection. Among the protease inhibitors ritonavir has been most associated with drug induced... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineYou should certainly be treating your HBV along with your HIV. It is very convenient now with 3TC, FTC, and tenofovir which are all active against HBV. Reyataz can cause increased bilirubin or jaundice if you have liver disease. However, while this... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have used atazanavir in a number of hepatitis B infected patients without any problem. Atazanavir can cause an increase in indirect bilirubin levels (Like Gilbert's syndrome) which has not yet been demonstrated to actually cause any liver... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt actually sounds like things are going quite well with this regimen and his CD4 and viral load response. You don't indicate what the "liver condition" is specifically, so it is difficult to know if there should be cause for concern... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousFirst off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »
Posted by notanonymous, 1 Replywell, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi am negative but wanted to ask something.
on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA
it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?
what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »
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