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Clinical Trails For Megace

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question about labs & clinical trail

Dr Wohl,I'm was infected in early Dec. of 05 and showed acute symptoms a few weeks later. First labs on 2-22-06 showed Cd4 288/24%/VL 55,000. Next labs on 3-25-06 showed some improvement CD4 366/24%/VL 23,000. A recent detuned elisa test...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
These are good questions.Reagrding the clinical trial, I think this is an excellent study. The aim is to determine whether a relatively short treatment course soon after HIV infection (but after seroconversion) can reduce the viral set point, the... Read more »


What are the side effects of long term use of Megace?... Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that... Read more »

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: L.A. County Trails in Needle Exchange

Los Angeles County pharmacies distributed fewer than 5,000 syringes in 2007 under a state program designed to stem the spread of blood-borne diseases. In comparison, San Francisco's pharmacies, though far fewer in number, sold nearly 14,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elusive Trail of AIDS Funds to NGOs in Africa

UNAIDS estimates that $8.3 billion will be available to fight AIDS globally from all sources in 2005, up from $6.1 billion in 2004. In Africa, where many donors prefer to fund nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), perceiving governments as corrupt,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suburbs Trail D.C. in Fighting AIDS, Study Says

Thousands of HIV/AIDS patients in Washington-area suburbs in Maryland and Virginia lack medical and support services, says a report released Tuesday, and poor coordination among jurisdictions is in part to blame. Of the region's 17,000-plus AIDS... Read more »
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To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
Hello! I hope you're all having a nice weekend. Thanks for helping me get over my mental hurdle last week. You made me realize that just because I've progressed to an AIDS diagnosis doesn't mean I'm on death's doorstep. I really thought being... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what do you mean why my life is so clinical?

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Free clinic in New York city

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just tested positive and am trying to find a free clinic in New York. Does anyone know of one?

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Clinical Director Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Alliance for Community Empowerment
Clinical Director

Under the direction of the Executive Director responsible for direct supervision of the clinical staff and clinical record keeping system. Must have a Master's Degree in social work or related... Read more »