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Can A Person With HIV Take Clonazepam

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Viramune

...withdrawal symptoms. Viramune can reduce levels of protease inhibitors; dose adjustment may be needed if they are taken at the same time. Kaletra should be increased to three tablets twice a day in people who previously took HIV drugs. Use caution with anti-convulsants: Dilantin (phenytoin), phenobarbital, and Tegretol (carbamazepine). The effectiveness of birth control pills may be decreased; alternative contraception methods with barrier...
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Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to rule out malignancy or a localized infection.Good luck J,Dr. BobYet another question on fatigue Jan 9, 2010I have been Aids defined since 2002, tcells are about 1000 now on meds, VL was undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc... Read more »

Use of Imovane (zopiclone) or Klonipin (clonazepam) with Truvada / Reyataz / Norvir

Hi Dr HenryI'm about to start meds (Truvada / Reyataz / Norvir) and would like to know if it is safe to use Imovane or Klonipin to help with sleep?Thank you.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of protease inhibitors can increase Klonopin levels and possibly the zopicolone levels (a racemic mixture of drugs similar to Lunesta in US). Caution should thus be used with lower doses (perhaps half) of the Klonopin or zopicolone doses when... Read more »

seroquel, prozac and clonazepam

i have severe long term depression issues. i have been on the above for about 5 years. lately i feel myself sinking inside. i have memories i wish i would not have but the keep coming. this is an issue i have had for a long time.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and sorry to hear about your symptoms.I'm not very expert on depression, but if you've been on a stable regimen for 5 years, but have worsening symptoms, it's time to let your doctor(s) know.My guess is that there is likely a better treatment... Read more »

AIDS, Anemia and Heart Attack

Dear Doctor:I have been ill with AIDS since the beginning of this year. It has taken time, but I have slowly recovered since my diagnosis and hospitalization. CD4's are now 350 and VL is undetectable. Currently on Trizivir.Everything was going...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...count stays above 200 for 6 months, you can most likely discontinue your PCP prophylaxis. Of course, you should check with your HIV specialist before making any changes to make sure there are no extenuating circumstances.So what about your... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...center on the beach near Santa Cruz. $100 includes lodging and meals, $40 for first-time attendees. Space is limited to 35 people. These twice-yearly retreats have participants coming from California (most), Texas, Alaska, Florida, New York,... Read more »

Help with costs of meds

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...How does the regular person pay for the cost of HIV meds? I make a good income (but let's be realistic), have insurance but cap out on prescriptions after the first month. Cost Read more »

I just tested Poz

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...I have to be quite concentrated at my job (although I am not sure I manage to make it so far). It seems like I live another person's life and still haven't managed to realise that this is gonna be my life from now on... Read more »

Taking charge of your life

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...having some beautiful babies with this man i love and to make them proud. Now i am not sure what to do with myself. I hear that hiv is not a death sentence, some will even go as far to say i will probally die of something else if i grad the... Read more »