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Colon Cleansers And Hiv Drugs

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Colon Cleanse/Parasite Cleanse

I tried to find a forum for my question, and could not locate an appropriate forum for it, so I apologize if my question doesn't make sense for this category. Is there any harm in doing an herbal colon cleanse regimen with a combination of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge there is no scientific data published in a reputable journal that supports the effectiveness and safety of the herbal colon cleanser you mention. Such colon cleansers would be unlikely to interfere with the activity of... Read more »

Colon Cleansing

What particular colon cleanser is recommended that would not interfere with the medications?... Read more »

HIV and the Colon - Polypss

Dear Experts:I have been living with HIV for 8 years. I'v been on Combivir and Viramune for 6... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colonization in Groin Linked to MRSA Infection in Adults With HIV

Researchers report that HIV-infected adults are more likely to have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections if the patients have a history of MRSA colonization in the groin or they have had a prior MRSA infection acquired from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

A new study finds that HIV-positive patients have a higher prevalence of colonic neoplasms and should be offered screening colonoscopy. "Although non-AIDS defining malignancies are rapidly increasing as HIV-infected subjects live longer, little is... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Important Drug Interactions Between Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Protease Inhibitor Drugs

Safety Announcement Facts About Victrelis (Boceprevir) and HIV Protease Inhibitors Victrelis is a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor used with the medicines peginterferon alfa and ribavirin to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Methadone Interactions With Anti-HIV Drugs, Medications for Opportunistic Infections and Psychiatric Drugs

Because many medications for HIV and for the prevention of opportunistic infections are broken down by the same liver enzymes that metabolize (break down) methadone, these drugs may cause changes in the way you respond to your methadone dose. Some... Read more »
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Colon Biopsy results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having blood in my stool and recently had a colonoscopy performed. It revealed inflammation. The microscopic finding was moderate infiltration of lymphoid cells and no Granulomata or parasites. Does anyone know if this is consistent with... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

iv drug user hiv hep c syphillis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you had sex with iv drug user would it take longer to show up hiv positive? Could you go into neurosyphillis within months
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search for HIV/AIDS drugs

Posted by Anonymous
Search for HIV/AIDS drugs by just leaving your computer on.
See FightAIDS@home for details.

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