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regarding steroids

Hi Vergel!Not so long ago I asked you a question regarding use of hormones/steroids etc. You advised me to take all blood tests such as: free testosterone, thyroid, estradiol, Dhea, insulin, glucose. My doctor took some of these tests, not all cause...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...the measurements.Progressive UsesThe anabolic steroid analogs of testosterone, like nandrolone, oxandrolone, stanozolol, and oxymetholone are not appropriate for androgen replacement therapy by themselves, as they do not provide all of the... Read more »

Are there any OTC Appetite Enhancers?

Hello there: I have been a thin guy all of my life. when I graduated high school I was 5'11 and 135 lbs. Now I am 27 and 6'1" and a 145 lbs. I was hoping that there may be some sort of an appetite enhancer that i could take to help me put on the...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...OTC appetite enhancers. The prescription drugs used for this by people with HIV include include marinol, megace, oxandrolone, oxymetholone, and the protease inhibitors. But you would need a medical evaluation to see if you fit criteria for any of... Read more »

Steriods fight waisting?

I scoured previous Q&A trying to find your thoughts on using steriods to help fight wasting. My counts are all good (VL undect- T 600+) yet I'm seeing loss. I'm a slight person and am getting slighter. Whats the harm vs benefits of using steriods to...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...on anabolic steroids is fairly extensive. A number of studies have been done with several agents, oxandrolone, nandrolone, oxymetholone in patients with HIV-associated wasting. In general the studies have shown improvement in muscle mass over... Read more »

regaining lost fat

I am a 43 year old man and have been on a holiday from hiv meds since last May. My t-cell count is stable at 850 and my viral load is at 8000. Despite the fact that I eat a high fat , high carb diet, I continue to lose fat. I lift weights 3-4 times...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...will work in this setting (fat loss related to lipodystrophy)is anybody's guess. The anabolic steroids such as oxandrolone or oxymetholone will help you gain muscle mass and fat and might be tried. Unfortunately I do not know what to tell you... Read more »
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I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com Read more »