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Accidental Intake Of A Double Dose Of HIV Medication

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Accidental Double Dose

Accidentally took a double dose of Reyataz/Norvir/Truvada. All websites and information seem to only say do not double dose but none say why and state to call emergency services in case of overdose. Is the only problem that I'm at risk of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would not expect any health problems to develop after occasional accident double dosing of a HIV regimen such as yours. I would inform your HIV provider of the incident. KH... Read more »

Double Dose'n

I've been on HAART for the last 9 months after being diagnosed HIV+ in January 2005 by the... Read more »

double dosing

I sometimes forget (AIDS brain) that I have taken my bedtime dose of Sustiva, Epivir and Ziagen and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Double Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine Protects HIV-Infected Adult Patients

In the current study, investigators evaluated a double dose of hepatitis B vaccine for HIV patients in a double-blinded, randomized, controlled study with numbers for statistical validity. M.O. Fonseca and colleagues at the University Medical School... Read more »
HIV i-Base

High-Dose Flu Vaccine Improves Antibody Responses in HIV-Positive People

Noah McKittrick and colleagues presented results from a randomised, double-blinded study comparing standard (15-ug/strain) to high dose (60 ug/strain) flu vaccine in 195 HIV positive adults. This study used the trivalent, inactivated, unadjuvanted,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Screening of Male Inmates During Prison Intake Medical Evaluation -- Washington, 2006-2010

Since 2006, CDC has recommended routine, opt-out human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening for patients in health-care settings with a prevalence of undiagnosed HIV infection of ≥0.1%. 1 ,2 Before September 2007, the Washington State... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hunger, HIV/AIDS Hit Africa With Double Punch: World Food Program

Speaking on the sidelines of the recent 15th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa in Dakar, Senegal, top experts at the UN World Food Program warned the current global economic meltdown could exacerbate a... Read more »
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Infection from a double blood draw?

Posted by litebrite, 1 Reply
The articles I've been looking at have been outdated or in a slightly different scenario from what I've experienced, but I'm still concerned.

Last week, I went in for a medical examination that required an HIV test. I had taken one 3 months prior and... Read more »

Low-Dose Naltrexone

Posted by renevatio, 1 Reply
Hello all-

I am newly diagnosed, and just getting into the process of researching all about HIV and potential alternative treatments. I am a voracious reader and spend a good bit of time each day reading papers and digging up info on my new internal... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »

HIV medication and antihistamines

Posted by Mark100, 1 Reply
Hey Guys,
my summer allergies are really starting to act up and I was wondering if anyone knows if over the counter allergy medications react with hiv medications. I'm taking Kivexa and Issentress and the antihistamine I have wanted to take has the... Read more »