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Adverse Reaction To DdI

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...treated in time. Caregivers of young children should be instructed regarding noticing and reporting 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 adults. Other side effects may include headache, chills/fever, malaise (general ill feeling),...
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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 through workman's compensation treated me like all of the adverse reactions I was having were all in my head. When I presented the doctor with the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many if not most persons taking triple HIV meds for post-exposure prophylaxis will experience at least annoying side effects. Though some of the side effects may be due to mitochondrial toxicity it would be highly unusual to have severe... 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 recently I started to feel some troubles regarding my stomach and also diarrhea because of the Viracept which it was included on my treatment plan plus...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

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

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Austin, it is important for you to share this information with your health care provider and not suffer for a prolonged period because there are definitely options. To improve Viracept associated diarrhea some patients take increased fiber in their... Read more »

Drug Resistance

Kindly find my result for HIV drug resistance, kindly advice what should I use? Consider i dont have specialists in HIV in my country Integrase Inhibitors Raltegravir (Isentress) no evidence of resistanceNon-nucleoside Reverse...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...order of previous regimens, and the viral load and CD4 cell results with each treatment, as well as any side effects and other adverse reactions to the drugs, and other treatments and OIs presently or in the past.It would also be useful to repeat... 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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Pregnancy Guidelines Had Little Data to Go On

...unless the potential benefits outweigh the potential risk to the fetus. D: Positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experiences, but the potential benefits from the use of this drug... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

...antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and by Barr Laboratories. Didanosine is also known as ddI or dideoxyinosine. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Didanosine... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

... Brand Name: Videx EC, Videx Other Name(s): BMY 40900, BRN 3619529, CCRIS 805, Didanosina, Dideoxyinosine, HSDB 6548, ddI Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Didanosine, also known as ddI... Read more »
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I just started taking meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
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 »

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 »

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 »

Gear magazine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here are some damning quotes from this well done article the state of AIDS drugs. "The AIDS magazine POZ and others like it are filled with protease inhibitor ads that drastically contrast with the cruel reality. The ads feature muscular,... Read more »