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Can A Person With HIV Take Trazodone

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Viracept

... Common Name: nelfinavir Brand Name: Viracept Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two 625 mg tablets or five 250 mg tablets twice daily with food. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not
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Hey Doc.......it's Alabama gal.......it's been awhile!

Hope you are doing well! Since you have been so helpful and supportive of me in the past......I want to ask you what your thoughts are rather then ask a different expert here. :)As you may remember I am Bi-polar II, have a number of other less...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Alabama Gal,Sorry to hear you are having such a difficult time! I agree with your friend's research. Atripla should be avoided in people with severe depression (you qualify!). Since you are now apparently doing well HIV-wise, there should be... Read more »

hey Doc........it's Alabama Gal! (ALABAMA GAL, 2011)

Just checking in and needing your support. No need for me telling details once again...just could use your support again....encouraging words......just wanting to know that you are still in my corner. Thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...working for me now). My mental health 'professionals' know I'm in deep trouble......they pass me off to AA and the disasterious HIV/Aids clinic here......the HIV/Aids clinic here passes me off to the mental health 'professionals'. There is no... Read more »

Trazodone dosage

My pshychiatrist put me on 150 mg of trazodone at bedtime to induce sleep. I have been waking up too early in the morning, after only 6 hours of sleep, and this seems to be counterproductive of the intended effect (good sleep). I am a retired...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Trazodone is a good choice and a very effective medication for sleep. If your current dose is not sufficient, it is probably best to try Read more »

CNS side effects of Sustiva

I started on sustiva (along with combivir) about six months ago. I know the side effects are supposed to stop relatively soon after you start (according to my doctor). But they just haven't for me. I have a lot of trouble sleeping and its driving me...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...An excellent treatment for insomnia in persons with HIV infection is trazodone. Trazodone 50 mg at bedtime is very effective and is not likely to cause cognitive impairment, like many Read more »
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Aptivus

...Aptivus decrease 40% with Suboxone, but dose adjustments are not recommended, and the effectiveness of Suboxone is not affected. Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Calcium channel blockers should be... Read more »
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Prezista

... Common Name: darunavir (formerly TMC114) Brand Name: Prezista Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) once daily for first-time therapy or 600 mg (one 600 Read more »
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Norvir

...(pravastatin), but should be used with caution. Norvir increases levels of fluticasone (active component of Advair, Flonase, Flovent). Trazodone concentrations may increase; a lower dose of trazodone is recommended. Norvir and Aptivus may... Read more »
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Reyataz

... Common Name: atazanavir sulfate Brand Name: Reyataz Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: One 300 mg capsule plus 100 mg Norvir, once daily (this dose must be used Read more »
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injection of hiv from hiv positive person

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