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Contraceptives For Women

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Atripla and Resveratrol

Hello. I have a question regarding Atripla and these Red Wine Extracts with Resveratrol. First, are they really any good ? And second, will they interfere with my meds. Been positive since 12/08. Viral load undetectable and C4 count 400...Thanks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...resveratrol is estrogenic, some retailers of resveratrol advise that the compound may interfere with oral contraceptives and that women who are pregnant or intending to become pregnant should not use the product, while others advise that... Read more »

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... Read more »

oral contraceptives and hiv meds

I am currently taking neverapine and kivexa and would like to know what oral contraceptive is safe... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Hormonal Contraception for HIV Positive Women

...clinician about the correct dose. Using oral contraceptive pills while taking nevirapine, on the other hand, may result in the contraceptive drug being less effective, potentially increasing the risk of unintended pregnancy.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy and Increased Use of Contraceptives Among HIV-Positive Women During Expanding Access to Antiretroviral Therapy in Mbarara, Uganda

... The current study examined whether prevalence of contraceptive use among HIV-positive women varied according to use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Mbarara, Uganda. Data from a cross-sectional survey Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hormonal Contraception Use Does Not Increase Women's Risk of HIV Infection, Study Says

... The use of hormonal contraception does not increase women's overall risk of HIV infection, according to a study published Thursday on the Web site of the Journal AIDS , Reuters reports. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nationally Representative Study Reveals Missed HIV and STD Screening Opportunities for Young, High-Risk Women Seeking Contraceptive Services

... A nationally representative study of contraceptive and STD/HIV services received by sexually active young women in the United States indicates that the majority receive either contraceptive services or STD/HIV services, but few receive both. Read more »
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...absolutely going to become infected? Answer: No. The chances of HIV infection per incident are small, and even smaller (for the woman) if the man does not ejaculate. The chances will vary depending on many factors such as how active the virus... Read more »


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