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Can A Person With HIV Take Anadrol

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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sexuality issues-andrgel

I am 48, hiv,male on viracept and truvada. I have been on androgel and anadrol for five years. My doctor switched the anadrol for serostim. I have two issues. My testerone levels are normal but I have larger feminine breasts. I also have has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...wasting syndrome. Gynecomastia (breast enlargement) is a side effect of growth hormone use as well as with anabolic steroids like anadrol. A good reference on the subject that I give to patients considering testosterone replacement is:New... Read more »

Anadrol and Anemia

There is much published about the safety and benefits of anabolic steriods. Contrary to the negative stigma, Anadrol is one of the safest out there while dosages above 20mg of Oxandrin are liver toxic.I have heard that Anadrol is also hemotologist...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...anemia for many years. And it is true that steroids have received many negative stigmas in the past, while many people with HIV and AIDS are benefiting from the positive results. If you are being treated for anemia and wasting syndrome,... Read more »

Anadrol and Ankel Swelling

I've been taking Anadrol for about 8 weeks and this weekkend I've noticed my ankles swelling. I've contacted my doctor and he wants a urine sample. Is there any information you can give me about this side effect? I didn't get to go into detail with...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloAnabolic steroids are quite useful in many people with HIV disease who are experiencing wasting syndrome. You've mentioned that you are taking Anadrol and "T"-shots. One of the Read more »

Anadrol side effects

Hey Dr. Bob,My doc wants me to take anadol for my anemia. You seem to favor Procrit. What's the scoop. i certainly don't want any additional side effects as I've had or have almost all of them. Many thanks and Holiday CheerPJ
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...potent drugs have many other effects and side effects as well some of which are of particular concern to those of us who are HIV positive. Common complications associated with the use of these agents in women -- virilization, irregular menses,... Read more »
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Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com if you are Read more »

what kind of sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...reinfection we hardly have any sex (some masturbation and little kissing). I heard controversial opinions about sex between two HIV+ partners: my doctor told me that if we have the saime strain of virus (and this should be the case as I have... Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »