The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Alt And Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

very high alt and hiv meds

my liver enzymes are very high, I was wondering if my hiv meds might be contributing tothis issue. I am takingsustiva and combivir. I get well, don't drink or drug. was thinking about a drug holiday since me HIV numbers are up.....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get hepatitis B and hepatitis C testing to be certain that you didn't acquire these viruses sexually. Sustiva can occasionally cause hepatitis. However, I would simply follow the numbers before doing anything. The height of the numbers... Read more »

Increased ALT and HIV

Hi Doc,Bit of a background.Around 7 months back, I had an unsafe exposure with a female. We had... Read more »

Elevated sat and alt levels

Recent HIV diagnosis in the last 10 days with symptoms of the acute stage of infection just... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dolutegravir vs. Darunavir for the Initial Treatment of HIV

Darunavir (sold as Prezista) belongs to the class of HIV drugs called protease inhibitors. Darunavir is taken with a small dose of another protease inhibitor, ritonavir (Norvir), as ritonavir boosts darunavir levels in the blood so that once-daily... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Liver Toxicity

Liver impairment in HIV disease is common and has many possible causes, only one of which are the medications you're taking. Many infections can result in liver damage, including: co-infection with hepatitis viruses opportunistic infections such... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Tipranavir: The First Nonpeptidic Protease Inhibitor

Introduction Recent Data BI 1182.2 BI 1182.52 Resistance Profile Drug Interactions RESIST Selected Sources Introduction Resistance to anti-HIV medications is an ongoing dilemma. A recent study in 16 European countries and Israel found... Read more »

HIV JournalView

Table of Contents Cancers During HIV Treatment Interruption Waist Fat Gain and Fat Wasting During HIV Therapy Sperm Washing to Prevent Transmission of HIV During Conception The Pace of HCV in Coinfected Patients Divining Darunavir... Read more »
Connect With Others

Calling ALT, the island still open???

Posted by JTAnon, 2 Replies
Been a do I get there???

Private email if you would like or post on the board.



Read more »

Prayers are always with you all. Alt you read also

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I haven't posted here in about 1 year. I used to be here all the time and was probably one of the biggest worriers on the board.Yes, a negative result after way too many tests I won't even get into it. This isn't my original name since I have put... Read more »

does hiv affect your liver

Posted by uhohblita, 1 Reply
my ALT is up to 160 and the other one SPT i think is 51 which are both high. i have been having pain in that area for months but the docs wouldnt listen. does hiv affect my liver? i am really trying to get over my hiv OCD but my bodys going... Read more »

Commercial projects to fund HIV research?

Posted by Ivan88
Hi all out there ,

From my childhood I was wondering about how mankind could boost science/research processes. I was thinking about developing commercial projects/products for direct funding of specific science/research fields.

So now about HIV... Read more »