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Can Asthma Medication Interfere With HIV Test Results

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Would Celexa interfere with HIV antibody ELISA test result.

Dr. McGovern, I got tested for HIV like ten days ago after eight months of exposure(EIA Elisa Antibody test). the result came out to be negative. But i am still worried, the reason being is that i was on antidepressant medication(celexa 20mg/day)...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If the exposure you were worried about occurred in October, then your antibody test should have been positive by June.I would not seek further testing at this point in time. As far as Celexa goes, this should not interfere with HIV testing.My advice... Read more »

Does other medication interfere with ELISA results

Is there any known medication that interferes with ELISA testing?I tested negative for both HIV 1... Read more »

Do antibiotics interfere with HIV test results?

I have just been tested and was negative. I have been taking Penicillin and Clindamycin for a root... Read more »
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One month on medication---first test results

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everyone,
I've been on the sustiva/truvada combo for one month.
My t-cells went from 248 to 354 and my viral load went from 39,000 to 83. My doctor says this is good. I guess I just want to hear from others with more treatment experience what they... Read more »

Can Sulpiride affect the result of HIV antibody test?

Posted by character28, 2 Replies
Hi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »

Hiv test Result

Posted by kevinsheppard
As mnay of you know i have been up here looking for advice and helpp for my situation. Well the final result is i am NEG 90 days later. May i offer some suggestions to those who are worried STOP googling HIV it makes things worse also talk to... Read more »

Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In a suicide attempt, a 27-year-old man injected himself in the brachial vein with 0.1 ml of blood that he had obtained, using the same insulin syringe, from a drug addict seropositive for HIV and HCV. Thirteen days after the injection, the man had... Read more »