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Can A Person With HIV Take Xanax

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wondering about the effect of certain drugs {xanax, percoset, marijuana} on a hiv+ ppl

hi dr. bob I was wondering about the effect that say a drug like zanax or adivan might have on the immune system of an hiv+ individual, and also i was wondering the same about percoset and vicoden. i'm not sure if you have or can tell me the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dude,Xanax, Ativan, Percocet, Vicodin, booze and marijuana!?!? Wow, now that's what I call a potent drug cocktail! To answer your question, the prescription drugs taken in recommended doses and the non-prescription stuff taken in moderation... Read more »

Using Xanax for the right reason?

In September, 2008, I was put into the hospital and told that I had full blown AIDS with a CD4 of... Read more »

Is Xanax controlling my life?

Dear Dr. Shernoff: I was diagnosed as HIV positive 2 years ago (by telephone) by a physician... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimating Sexual Transmission of HIV From Persons Aware and Unaware That They Are Infected With the Virus in the USA

New HIV infections stem from both people who are aware they are HIV-positive (about 75 percent of infected persons in the United States) and HIV-positive people who are unaware they carry the virus (about 25 percent of infected persons in the United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Fails to Detect the Majority of HIV-Infected Persons in Medical Care Settings

In order to assess opportunities for early HIV diagnosis in a comprehensive public health care system, the researchers undertook a retrospective review of patients newly diagnosed with HIV from September 2001 to December 2003. Of 348 patients newly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
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Personal Perspectives

How does taking HIV medications change your life? What are the issues you might have to grapple with as you start HIV treatment? Read firsthand accounts and learn valuable advice from HIV-positive people who are on meds themselves, as well as... Read more »
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Ever wondered why so few HIV+ post personal ads?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you have ever wondered why so few of the 1.9 million diagnosed HIV+ post ads on dating sites view this link too web page it might open a possible idea on the subject.
http://www.geocities.com//rvhobo1954/page1 Read more »

New to HIV. A Few (personal) Questions.

Posted by StillSearching, 2 Replies
After getting incredibly sick and landing in the hospital I was diagnosed with HIV last month. I simply couldn't believe the doctors when they told me I could still live a normal life and that I didn't need to worry. But the more I researched,... Read more »

xanax

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started taking xanax about 4 months ago because I couldn't
handle knowing that I had a known exposure to hiv and hepc
I am taking about five purple footballs a day. I know it's not
good to turn to drugs for your problems but I quit drinking
and felt... Read more »

HIV Poz Dating | HIV personals | HIV Support Forum

Posted by pozsingle, 1 Reply
http://www.H-Date.net is an exclusive H community for people to find other Positive Singles for dating and support. Here you can get on with your life, Dating with HIV, make friends, find love, hope, understanding, information and even more. If you... Read more »