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Antiretroviral Regimens For Hiv Positive

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AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...info Health Information Specialist at 1-800-448-0440 or http://aidsinfo.nih.gov . See your doctor for medical advice. This information is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents (available at www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/Guidelines/ ).
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Got a positive HIV result...

I was tested on june 5th and went for the results on june15th and unfortunetly came back positive, obviously this has been a terrifying thing for me since im kind of ignorant when it comes to that sickness (I dont know much about it) the thing is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...determine the best antiretroviral regimen. I also strongly believe all HIV-positive folks should be under the care of an HIV/AIDS physician specialist. Check out the information on The Body's homepage under the "Quick Links" section. There you... Read more »

Antiretroviral treatment and HIV testing

Dear DocI had unprotected sex with a girl and within 72 hours after exposure recieved Antiretrovirals for a month. 3 months after exposure i tested ( rapid test ) which was negative. 6 months after the 1st test i tested again ( blood test ) which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to nine months post-exposure are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able! Your course of PEP would not affect Read more »

ED and HIV (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I am currently on a regiment of Norvir, Reyataz & Truvada. My internist told me that I could not be on any ED drugs while on this regiment. I did try a sample of Cialis and it worked beautifully with no side effects. I pased this information on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ED drugs while on protease inhibitors.I should also mention there are a variety of potential causes for ED in the setting of HIV disease. These include hormonal imbalances, such as hypogonadism (low testosterone levels) and psychological problems... Read more »

ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Erectile dysfunction medications require dose adjustment when used concurrently with certain HIV medications (see below). Your current regimen of Viramune plus Truvada does not require dose adjustment.Regarding your ED, your Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV-Positive People in Zambia Abandoning Antiretroviral Regimens for Ineffective Cures, Group Says

... Some people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia are abandoning their antiretroviral drug regimens for ineffective drugs that in recent weeks have been promoted in Read more »
AIDSinfo

What's New in the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...>500 cells/mm 3 , most panel members also recommend starting ART within 8 weeks of TB therapy (BIII) . Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Agents A new table format provides clinicians with a list of the most common and/or severe known... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV Antiretroviral Agents in Development

...formulations, reformulations or coformulations of antiretroviral drugs in pharmacologic circulation. Given the abundance of antiretroviral agents, it is hard to believe that new drugs are still needed for HIV treatment. However, there remain many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African HIV/AIDS Patients Show Better Adherence to Antiretroviral Drug Regimens Than U.S. Counterparts

...United States, the New York Times reports. Studies in Botswana, Uganda, Senegal and South Africa have found that on average, AIDS patients there take about 90% of the pills in their antiretroviral drug regimens, compared with 70% among... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...combination antiretroviral therapy with at least three drugs to which the patient has never been exposed. TABLE 3 Recommended Antiretroviral Agents for the Treatment of Established HIV Infection* ... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...Reuters 1/4/01 Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday. The Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »