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Does Lexapro Interact With HIV Meds

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Is safe to take Lexapro and HIV med ATRIPLA?

I am curenntly on the HIV med ATRIPLA have been take it about 3 or 4 mounths now with little or no sfx but just recently had bad anxiety attack and had to go to the ER someone recmended Lexapro(escitalopram oxalate) is this safe to take with ATRIPLA?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally OK to take Lexapro with Atripla. KH... Read more »

Drug Interactions between Levitra and HIV/depression meds?

I have been HIV+ for 3 years and I am on the current med regimen: Viramune 200 mg po BID Epivir 150... Read more »

Drug Interactions between Levitra and HIV/depression meds?

I have been HIV+ for 3 years and I am on the current med regimen:Viramune 200 mg po BIDEpivir 150... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

Food-Drug Interactions Following the food guidelines for your meds will reduce the chance of resistant virus. Check with your doctor or pharmacist about food requirements. The interactions between you, HIV, medications and nutrition are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Victrelis "Not Recommended" With Some HIV Meds

The new hepatitis C drug Victrelis (boceprevir) is "not recommended" to be taken with some HIV medications, according to a "Dear Doctor" letter issued in February by Merck & Co. Merck reported drug interaction data showing that Victrelis and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Practically Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Meds

You may have seen a handy little graphic on what to use when starting HIV therapy. It appears in every issue of Positively Aware's Annual HIV Drug Guide , among other places. That graphic is taken from U.S. HIV treatment guidelines, but there is... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Once-Weekly and Once-Monthly HIV Meds in the Pipeline: Studies From ICAAC 2012

Two new HIV drugs in development that show promise for less frequent dosing were previewed at ICAAC 2012 in San Francisco. One of the drugs, a fusion inhibitor named albuvirtide, could make once-a-week HIV medication a reality. Results from two... Read more »
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HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I have known of my positive status for two years now. I was put on Epivir, Viread, and Sustiva in February of 2004. My labs are good, and I feel great, as my viral load is almost undetectable. This summer I have had some problems with... Read more »

Info about lexapro

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone give any info about this drug for depression?
Thanks Read more »

Living with HIV and meds

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have been HIV + since 97 and am now on meds, since 2001.
I am constantly tired and wonder how I will continue rebuilding my life up, going back to work etc. Not working is extremely depressing but the thought sometimes of getting back out there... Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
So I was seeing quacks in some podunk town back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a... Read more »