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I Have Hiv Can I Take Oxymetholone

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Steriods and Lipo

Before lipo I was a small guy. Now, I am pretty skinny. I tried working out commitedly for nearly 6 months and not much if any gain. Would it be safe for me to do steriods for a period of time to gain some mass? If so, how much gain could I expect...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...steroids have been shown to increase muscle mass (especially when combined with a regimen of resistance exercise) in the setting of HIV related weight loss. But there is no evidence that anabolic steroids will reverse the fat loss of... Read more »

Steriods fight waisting?

I scoured previous Q&A trying to find your thoughts on using steriods to help fight wasting. My counts are all good (VL undect- T 600+) yet I'm seeing loss. I'm a slight person and am getting slighter. Whats the harm vs benefits of using steriods to...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...fairly extensive. A number of studies have been done with several agents, oxandrolone, nandrolone, oxymetholone in patients with HIV-associated wasting. In general the studies have shown improvement in muscle mass over 3-12 months of treatment... Read more »

meds to built muscle mass

My questions is, are there any over the counter meds or any meds that can be prescribed to increase muscle mass?
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...and human growth hormone.These have been reviewed here on many occasions. All have shown efficacy in restoring muscle mass in HIV + 's especially when coupled with an exercise program.There have been a lot of claims made for OTC meds in this... Read more »

Women prescribed steroids

I am an HIV positive women who was just given steriods from my doctor. I'm worried. Will I look like a man? Or grow a mustache or something? What side effects should I be aware of?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It depends on the steroid. Decadurabolin and oxandrolone and oxymetholone (anadrol) are not masculinizing at all! Testosterone can be given to women, but at lower doses, like 25-50 mg IM for cypionate Read more »
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...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com if you are Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com if you are Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »