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Can A Person With HIV Take Hydroxyzine

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Women and HIV/AIDS

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Ask the Experts

Do Kaletra, Viread and Zerit cause Hydroxyzine PAM and Generic Paxil to become elevated? Your "nephew" :) needs to be put on it... How safe?

Hello my beloved "big brother". (I pray that it's ok with you. I ALWAYS wanted a BIG BROTHER as special and trust worthy as you!) I hope you are doing wonderfully always!!!!!Your nephew was recently prescribed generic PAXIL along with Hydroxyzine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your HIV specialist physician to be sure there are no drug-drug interactions. I see no reason for concern for adding Paxil and hydroxyzine PAM to a regimen of Kaletra, Zerit and Viread. Your trio of antiretrovirals itself does have some drug-drug... Read more »

what is hydroxyzine used for

My mother has been put on hydroxyzine. What is this drug used for and would it make her tired?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It is used to combat allergies or itching, usually. One of its major side effects is drowsiness, so it is best taken at bedtime or when being drowsy will not be a problem. She should not drive or do anything that requires her to be fully alert... Read more »

Sleep-Aid Guidance

Need sleep-aid guidance. I've been diagnosed for 12 years, on the same combo for five with great success: Viracept, DDI and 3TC. Early on my diagnosis, I used 5 mg diazepam to help me sleep. It worked for three years. When I found out about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...a person seemingly fall asleep without actually getting good (REM) sleep. If benzos are used long-term U often work with an HIV experienced psychiatrist.Trazadone or low dose amitrypiline is often effective (and non-addicting ) for sleep. Often... Read more »

Cookbook for person with HIV/AIDS?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with HIV and his health is already rapidly declining.I'm looking for a cookbook specifically for people with HIV/AIDS with diet tips, healthy recipes, etc ... do any exist?-K-
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of any cookbook specificly for HIV+ persons that I could recommend. If any reader is aware of such a book please post. The nutritional needs of a sick HIV+ patient Read more »
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...safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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injection of hiv from hiv positive person

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