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Are Africans Able To Get Medication For Hiv And Aids

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited to the medications in Atripla).Unfortunately, acyclovir does not eradicate or cure herpes, so you still have HSV; the... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thousand years after the Sumerians invented glue! Apparently common sense isn't doing the trick here!So why is this a problem for HIVers? Well, 44% of Americans are quite confident Jesus is going to return to Earth within the next 50 years. This... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Growing Concern Over Counterfeit Drugs, Including Some HIV/AIDS Medications

...The Los Angeles Times on Monday examined the growing problem of counterfeit prescription drugs, including some medications used to treat people living with HIV/AIDS. Although the FDA says that the U.S. pharmaceutical supply is the "safest... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAS Conference Begins, Report Says Economic Crisis Forcing Africans Living With HIV/AIDS Off Life-Saving Medications

...Tuberculosis and Malaria and PEPFAR funding as well as cases in Africa where HIV-positive patients have been forced to halt their medications (Faul, 7/19). "About 9.5 million people from the countries concerned are HIV positive, and shortages... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS Medicare Prescription Drug Formularies to Cover Nearly All HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...requiring Medicare prescription drug plans to cover "all or substantially all" drugs in six categories, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 6/13). Medicare beneficiaries without existing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS to Begin Four-Week Review of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Formularies, Including HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...formularies for private plans offering coverage under the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 3/14). The rules that dictate which drugs must be covered under... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...medical populations, and we're getting the word out now. Our pharmacy, called Can Do Meds, offers over 11,000 prescription medications shipped from an international network of certified pharmacies, and can typically save users up to 90% off... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...me healthy and were responsible for allowing me to address health issues, boost my immune system and avoid going on HIV/AIDS medications for over a dozen years. It was not that I did not get sick or need medical attention throughout the years,... Read more »