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I Have Hiv Can I Take Zoloft

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment 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 studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
Ask the Experts

Stopping Zoloft????

I have been on Zoloftl now for two years and I want to stop taking it. I currently take 150 mg daily and I take epsicom, viread, and sustiva for HIV treatment. I have had some good results after taking zoloft, but now I really want to stop it. My...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Why stop the Zoloft if it has been so effective? Just by reducing the dose you are now extremely tired, having trouble sleeping and stressed. The Read more »

elevated LFT's

I have been taking sustiva and Truvada now 2 weeks. Also on Zoloft 50 @hs and serequel 25@hs. My cd4 has gone from 68 to 100 in 2 weeks, but my liver functions are "200" I'm concerned about my increased LFT's....is it wise to stop zoloft/serequel...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Were your liver tests within the normal range before you started your HIV medications? Have you been on Zoloft and Seroquel for a while and does your psychiatrist feel you absolutely need to take these? Read more »

High liver tests and STI.

My MD. wants me to interupt my treatment, but it doesn't sound too stuctured!Two concecutive liver tests are very high. I'm taking Reyataz, Truvada and Sustive for my HIV. Zoloft (50 mg) for my head and a Fish oil and vitamin E suplemement for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally it is not advised to use Sustiva and Reyataz together (without at least either checking levels or using ritonavir boosting). The tenofovir in the Truvada can further decrease the Reyataz level. Depending on your particular situation... Read more »

Zoloft/ADC

Dear Dr:My brother-in-law was misdiagnosed back in June of last year. He went in feeling fatigued, low sexual interest and sad. He was diagnosed with depression and low testosterone. After hormone injections, patches and being prescribed Zoloft for...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...there is not any correlation between being placed on Zoloft or any of the other psychotropic drugs and hastening the onset of HIV related neuropsychiatric symptoms. Zoloft is among the psychiatric drugs that are used in combination with... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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Transgender Health and HIV

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Posted by jiffyp20, 5 Replies
...Hi everyone,been laying low since I found out I'm HIV+ I'm not on any HIV meds yet, just thyroid and zoloft but I feel like crap all of the time. No matter what I do, how much Read more »

My Lover Has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, About ten months ago my lover told me he was HIV+. At the time, he was very sick and in the hospital from an infection. I basicly took care of him and when he came home from Read more »

HIV, alcohol and patience.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...so worried about being impatient about everthing! I drink alcohol daily and take sustiva and combivir. Will alcohol and also zoloft for depression interact with the alcohol??? I work the afternoon shift and find it hard to get out of bed. HELP! Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she Read more »