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Can A Person With HIV Take Viagra

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older People Have AIDS? About 29% of all people with AIDS in the
Ask the Experts

Can using poppers be harmful if you have HIV?

is it dangerous to use poppers if you are hiv +?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...fatal) drug interaction. In addition, Viagra may also interact with certain drugs commonly used in the treatment of HIV and AIDS (including protease inhibitors). A dose modification of Viagra may be necessary when taken with certain HIV/AIDS... Read more »

aids and poppers&exctasy (POPPERS, ECSTASY, VIAGRA)

Hello my name is Demirhan, My lover is one of the hiv+ patient and I am trying to support him as what ever I can do anyhow the main subject is sometimes he use poppers(not everyday or not somuch)and also he use exctasy(so much) even when he takes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Demirhan,Below I'll reprint some information from the archives that addresses your questions regarding poppers, ecstasy and Viagra. Please take note of the potentially very dangerous interaction Read more »

follow up on viagra question

I am on combination drug theropy of crixavan and combivir. Are any of the impostency drugs on the market safe to use?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Viagra can be often used but with caution (low starting dose-25 to 50 mg) with Crixivan and avoid poppers/nitrates. Your HIV specialist is the best person to determine the safety of the use of those drugs together. KH Read more »

HIV/AIDS, a good investment?

Ben,I wanted to get your take on what has been thrown about in hiv/aids forums I attend. I know you are an advocate for us and this is why I ask. Given the amount of money Pharma makes off of an HIV/AIDS patient, why would a cure or substantial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...reason for this is that the marketplace for HIV medications in this country is no more (it's actually fewer) than the ~1 million persons living with HIV (or maybe 3 million in the "developed" world). Since only about 50% of HIV+ are on... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Valley of the Dolls '98 A Look at Prozac and Viagra

...circuit parties, too. I would not be at all surprised if the same marketing genius who coined the phrase cocktail to describe our HIV regimen came up with an even more asinine way to give Viagra kitschy appeal. Like putting it in Pez dispensers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viagra Use in a Community-Recruited Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men, San Francisco

...Eighteen percent combined Viagra with poppers -- a combination that can cause a fatal drop in blood pressure. Eleven percent of persons in treatment for HIV had combined Viagra with HAART. Ritonavir has been shown to increase the level of Viagra... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
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 Read more »
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Serodiscordant sex....?

Posted by eponastar, 3 Replies
...am new here, not to the body, but to the boards. I have a question for everyone who is willing to share. My boyfriend, is HIV + I am HIV-. When I met him he told me and since meeting him we have enjoyed a wonderful, fruitful and loving... Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...male to receive the AIDS cure. On November 19, 2001, I took the one-time infusion and have never looked at the litany of anti-HIV/AIDS drugs again. My personal gratitude serves as the impetus for this correspondence. The CDC?s Office of... Read more »

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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »