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Can Simvastatin Help With HIV

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Interaction SIMVASTATIN + PIs

Dear Dr YoungI am HIV+ since 2006 ( nadir 104) , CD4 around 650, VL UD,late fifties, and feeling healthy. Current regime Darunavir 800mg+Ritonavir 100mg+Lamivudine300mg once daily ( got rid of Abacavir few months ago ). Despite a sparse and largely...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Ernest and thanks for posting.Firstly, I'd agree that you should be taking a lipid-lowering medication- if your fasting labs really reveal a LDL of 172, this is a strong indication for the use of a statin medication. Furthermore, if... Read more »

Atripla ok with simvastatin?

Hello and Happy Valentine's Day! I will soon be starting hiv medications for the first time... Read more »

HELP HELP HELP HELP HELP

Hellomy name Noha i'm from Hungary, two month ago i visited Amsterdam. A day before sex with... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Ongoing Safety Review of High-Dose Zocor (Simvastatin) and Increased Risk of Muscle Injury

Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Additional Information for Healthcare Professionals Data Summary Simvastatin Dose Limitations Contact Us Safety Announcement Based on review of data from a large clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
International Community of Women Living With HIV/AIDS

Twelve Statements to Improve the Situation of Women Living With HIV and AIDS Throughout the World

We need the following: Encouragement and support for the development of self-help groups and networks. The media to realistically portray us, not to stigmatise us. Accessible and affordable health care (conventional and complementary) and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida Church Offers Help for Folks With HIV/AIDS

The Spring Hill United Church of Christ in November launched "Red Project," an educational and support group for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month at the church. "For... Read more »
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HELP ! HELP ! Possible HIV Infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This incident happened in a fast-food joint on 14 Jul 2000. It is my habit to rinse my mouth after every meal hence I went to toilet.

I squirted some "hand-wash" from its dispenser and proceeded to wash my hands then filled my mouth with tap-water... Read more »

Help need for my HIV+ bf from HIV+ girl !!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everybody.
My boyfriend is HIV+ and has a wish !
Please could a HIV+ girl help us ????
Nothing sexual or similar. Please !
Thanks very much indeed.
Jeff

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Hiv symptom or Anxiety? Hiv test this friday, scared! HELP!?

Posted by jessicajane, 1 Reply
So I'm a 24 heterosexual female and I have has risky sexual encounters. My last boyfriend I had got tested for hiv and he was negative. However my current boyfriend has not had an hiv test and I don't know his current status. We have been in a... Read more »