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Does Having Hepatotoxicity Mean I Have Hiv

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Hepatotoxicity

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Enzyme: a special protein that speeds up chemical reactions. Liver function tests (LFTs): tests that measure the blood levels of liver enzymes (proteins made and used by the liver) to determine if your liver is... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Complera Labeling Update: No Longer Recommended at High Viral Loads; Hepatotoxicity Precaution Added

On January 25, 2013, FDA approved changes to the Complera (emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) package insert. The major changes include restricting the indication to treatment-naive adult patients with HIV-1 RNA less than or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Some of the Most Important Lab Tests and What They Mean

In many parts of the world, medical providers care for their patients who have HIV/AIDS without the benefit of laboratory tests -- sometimes even the most basic ones. Fortunately, in the United States (and various other countries), medical providers... Read more »
Ask the Experts

REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health !can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longtermadministration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbvin a coinfected patient ?the reyataz patient info leaflet states :reyataz can...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
You should certainly be treating your HBV along with your HIV. It is very convenient now with 3TC, FTC, and tenofovir which are all active against HBV. Reyataz can cause increased bilirubin or jaundice if you have liver disease. However, while this... Read more »

REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health ! can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longterm administration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbv in a coinfected patient ? the reyataz patient info leaflet states : reyataz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have used atazanavir in a number of hepatitis B infected patients without any problem. Atazanavir can cause an increase in indirect bilirubin levels (Like Gilbert's syndrome) which has not yet been demonstrated to actually cause any liver... Read more »

ANTIRETROVIRAL HEPATOTOXICITY

CAN KALETRA,DDI AND D4T CAUSE SEVERE HEPATOTOXICITY, IN A PATIENT WITH HEPATITIS C CONINFECTION? IF YES, WHAT KIND OF HEPATIC DAMAGE? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes those drugs can either individually or in combination cause a form of drug induced hepatitis that would be more common inpatients with hepatitis C infection. Among the protease inhibitors ritonavir has been most associated with drug induced... Read more »

Atzanavir,Ritonavir and Truvanda = Risks to Liver (Hepatotoxicity)

Hello,I am very stressed-up by the combination drugs of Atzanavir,Ritonavir and Truvanda that will cause liver and maybe kidney problems to my bf health. He has switched to this drug combination about less than 1 year ago and his doctor has...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It actually sounds like things are going quite well with this regimen and his CD4 and viral load response. You don't indicate what the "liver condition" is specifically, so it is difficult to know if there should be cause for concern... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
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what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

HIV does not mean the end of our life.

Posted by STDAsk
Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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