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Can A Person With HIV Take Crestor

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Truvada, Efavirenz, Crestor and Ezetrol

Hi thereI have been on cholesterol medication for 5 years and HAART for 6 months. Within days of starting HAART, I developed tiny red spots over the lower parts of my legs and feet. They are not sore or itchy and if I could not see them, I would not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Skin rashes are common in the general population and more common in HIV+ persons whether on or off antiretroviral therapy. A detailed examinaton and history is key to proper diagnosis. Common rashes Read more »

muscle soreness

When I work out with weights it takes me 2 days to no longer feel extremly sore and stiff. Is this... Read more »


Dear Dr. Frascino,How do I determine what the cause of my fatigue is? I have been positive for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...effects and toxicity: Most common include diarrhea (15-20% of patients), stomach discomfort, nausea, gas, weakness, and rash. People with phenylketonuria should be aware that the powder contains phenylalanine. As seen with other protease... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Mevacor (lovastatin), Simcor, Vytorin, or Zocor (simvastatin) for the treatment of high lipids. Lipid-lowering alternatives are Crestor, Lescol, Lipitor, and Pravacol (pravastatin), but should be used with caution. The antifungal drugs such as... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...and at least 10 hours after Pepcid, Zantac, or Axid. Reyataz should be taken two hours before or one hour after antacids (Rolaids, Tums, and Mylanta). Do not take with rifampin, Camptosar (irinotecan), Versed (midazolam), Halcion, ergot... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Mevacor (lovastatin), Simcor, Vytorin, or Zocor (simvastatin) for the treatment of high lipids. Lipid-lowering alternatives are Crestor, Lescol, Lipitor and Pravacol (pravastatin), but should be used with caution. Increased levels of the inhaled... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
...found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those affected by HIV/AIDS (people actually refuse to take them!) So we have opened the first! A care home/assisted living facility just for the... Read more »

Gay Personals for HIV+'s

Posted by Anonymous
...Hey People, I am 38 years old black male HIV/Aids diagnosis since 1-26-99. I am very lonely. Looking for some personal ads or chat lines on the net that are HIV pos friendly where Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance Read more »