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Adverse Reaction To Didanosine

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Adverse Reaction to Topical Testosterone

My doctor had prescribed a topical testosterone product for me as my free testosterone levels were low. Shortly there after I broke out in hives and acne. Well, I stopped the testosterone a week and a half ago and the acne is going away but, the...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
You may have had an allergic reaction to the patch and it may take sometime for all of the causative agent to be eliminated. There are effective ways to blunt allergic reactions (including oral steroids) and if you are still having problems you... Read more »

adverse reaction to HIV meds

On 2-5-03 the doctor I was working with stuck me with an HIV+ needle. The doctors I was sent to... Read more »

Managing gastric adverse reactions. JB

Dear Doctors I am a young patient on HAART since 4 years.When I began therapy it was fine but... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Early Communication About an Ongoing Safety Review of Ziagen (Abacavir) and Videx (Didanosine)

...conclusions and recommendations to the public. The FDA urges healthcare professionals to promptly report serious and unexpected adverse reactions associated with abacavir and didanosine, and all drugs, to the FDA MedWatch reporting program, as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...peripheral neuropathy. Additive lipoatrophy (facial wasting) and mitochondrial toxicities can occur when combined with Videx. Adverse reactions and serious laboratory abnormalities in children were similar in type and frequency to those seen in... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Videx EC Labeling Changes With Pediatric Dosing Information Added

...from adequate and well-controlled studies of didanosine in adult and pediatric patients [see Dosage and Administration (2), Adverse Reactions (6.1), Clinical Pharmacology (12.3) and Clinical Studies (14). Additional pharmacokinetic studies in... Read more »
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I just started taking meds...

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and would love some feedback from people. I was poz for 3 yrs before needing to begin and since I am moving to Costa Rica in the fall I thought 'no time like the present' to get myself trhough all the possible side effects. Well- they have begun. ... Read more »

The Donor Suitability

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...results, oversees lookback, recall and market withdrawal activities, researches suspected post-transfusion infectious disease and adverse reactions, provides eligibility information to potential donors and manages all records associated with... Read more »

new to Fuzeon

Posted by Tscotty, 4 Replies
Last month after 13 years, millions of pills, and all the other stuff we go through - I saw "the" lab results indicating my complete resistance to every drug I have taken. Thursday I gave my first fuzeon injection -it sure was a scene. I actually... Read more »

Great News!

Posted by Blixer, 6 Replies
You all know what a rough time I've had the past five weeks. I'm still having some significant pain in my feet mainly now and I"ve still got the rash. I'm not back on meds yet. But I got the first results from my blood work after being on meds.... Read more »