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Contraceptive Side Effects

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Etravirine (Intelence)

... What Is Etravirine? Who Should Take it? What About Drug Resistance? How Is it Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does it React With Other Drugs? What Is Etravirine? Etravirine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Intelence. It is manufactured by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals. Etravirine is a
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megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
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 treatment of several cancers in women and men, such as cancers of the breast, uterus, and prostate. Two commonly observed side effects of Megace, increased appetite and weight gain, prompted its current use for AIDS-wasting.The effects of... Read more »

Should I stay on PEP?

Hi,I had a sexual intercourse with an illegal Thai prostitute in Singapore. Unfortunalty, the condom broke but I did not ejaculate.I started PEP 36 hours later and the side effect are mild althouh not pleasant. I managed ot get the girl and myself...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,1. Since both you and your "student" tested HIV negative, the only potential HIV-acquisition risk would involve the student still being in her window period. The chances of this are remote at best. I would advise discontinuing PEP.2. I would... Read more »


First let me explain the reason why I have sent this message. I am a male (gay) living with HIV and have been for over 20 years. It as always been my principle and value to practice what I preach. In other words safer/safe sex is a must for all. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...including but not limited to male condoms. Dr. Bob OBAMA BUDGET WOULD KILL ABSTINENCE-ONLY FUNDING By Jonathan Allen, CQ Staff President Obama plans to eliminate funding for abstinence-only sex education programs and replace it with money for... Read more »

At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation services.I do realize you had essentially no choice in the very difficult hand that life has dealt you (abuse, HIV, side effects, etc.). However, how you choose to play the cards you've been dealt is totally up to you. Don't let HIV win... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...however, according to age, race/ethnicity, economic status, and other characteristics. For all women, many factors must be considered in order to select the right type of contraception. A woman and her clinician should discuss the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australians Have "Hit-and-Miss" Approach to Sex

...respondents understood the 'nitty gritty' details of the contraceptives they used, such as failure rates and potential side effects," said doctoral student Alicia Mitic. "A big concern is that even though most people were using some form of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 600 mg tablet, Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...unavailable at press time. Manufacturer contact: Abbott Laboratories, , 1 (800) 222-6885 Potential side effects and toxicity: Most common side effects include weakness, stomach pain, upset stomach (nausea, diarrhea, and... Read more »
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Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I warned you in my last post that if you persisted in being polite, intelligent and rational I would fall in love with you. Like all AIDS apologists you completely ignored my caution and posted yet another charming and well reasoned posting. Well,... Read more »

ED side effects

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »

ED side effects?

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »