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Stop Smoking Aids

I am preparing to quit smoking and have tried all the past available medications and cessation. I would like to use Chantix, the new stop smoking aid. Are there any studies on Chantix and HIV Meds? My physician does not want me to use it until he...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...are no known drug interactions with Chantix - even with drugs also eliminated through the kideny.It is important that you stop smoking. There are no studies of interactins between aspirin or Tylenol and HIV meds but we feel comfortable using... Read more »

Smoking and AIDS related cancers

My daughter was diagnosed 8 years ago with HIV. She had cervical cancer last year with no problems... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecting Discovery and Delivery: The Need for More Evidence on Effective Smoking Cessation Strategies for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Compared to the general population's smoking rate of 19.8 percent, smoking prevalence among people with HIV/AIDS is two to three times higher. The author of the current study Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Epidemiology: Education, Age and Drinking Associated With Smoking Status in HIV/AIDS

...Scientists at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston conducted a study"to describe smoking prevalence and smoking behavior in a multiethniclow-income HIV/AIDS population. A cross-sectional design was used. The studysite Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking Tobacco and HIV

... If you have HIV or AIDS and smoke cigarettes, you put extra stress on your body. Smoking weakens your immune system, making it harder to fight off deadly infections like fungal thrush, oral hairy leukoplakia (caused Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Smoking Tobacco an Independent Risk Factor for HIV Infection and Progression to AIDS?

... The authors undertook a systematic review of studies examining tobacco smoking as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion or progress to AIDS. They identified six studies in which HIV seroconversion was an outcome Read more »
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Smoking cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as: *bacterial Read more »