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Does Pmma Interact With HIV Meds

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
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Best places for PMMA injections?

Dr. Pierone,I live in Pennsylvania and was wondering the best places to get PMMA? Is it still Dr. Serra in Brazil, or are there places in Canada or closer that could provide service? Dr. Serra uses non-bovine collagen correct?Is there a non-bovine...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. The only brand of PMMA available in the United States is Artefill. This product contains bovine collagen in combination with PMMA. Artecoll is a brand Read more »

PMMA Brazil ( BIOPLASTIA)

I'm hiv on meds since 2001. I'm from Brazil and I had my butt cheeks filled with PMMA in 2004. Going to Brazil in May, next month, to have the procedure on my face. It's very affordable comparing with US, and I think it's very safe. Of course you...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Thanks for the comments and I am glad to hear that you have had good results. I agree that PMMA is a good option for facial lipoatrophy as well as large volume tissue filling such as buttocks when performed by a doctor with Read more »

ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Erectile dysfunction medications require dose adjustment when used concurrently with certain HIV medications (see below). Your current regimen of Viramune plus Truvada does not require dose adjustment.Regarding your ED, your Read more »

Should I restart HIV meds for lipoatrophy?

Dr. Pierone,I recently was diagnosed with diabetes and I have been HIV+ for 12 years. This past March my doctor decided to take me off my medications(Tcells over 1000 and viral load less than 750). Last year, I started to notice that my face was...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...analogues like AZT (zidovudine, Retrovir, Combivir, Trizivir) and d4T (stavudine, Zerit). Treatment with facial fillers like PMMA, Radiesse, and Sculptra will reverse the appearance of the sunken face and would certainly be appropriated. If you... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, March 15, 2010

...doctor told me in an e-mail that I could buy 10 syringes of Metacrill (one of several brand names for polymethyl-methacrylate, or PMMA) from him for $500. He asks that the payment be made via wire transfer to a bank in Madrid in his name and he... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, February 1, 2010

...supplements help reduce the risk of heart disease in people with HIV? HIV/AIDS & BODY SHAPE CHANGES   Can I Use PMMA to Treat Fat Loss in My Forehead? I was told by a plastic surgeon in the U.S. that the skin on the forehead is... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 27, 2010

...Artefill for Lipoatrophy? What are some of the benefits and drawbacks to Artefill (polymethyl-methacrylate, also known as PMMA, Articol or Metacrill) for treating lipoatrophy?   Is It Possible to Remove Bio-Alcamid From My Wife's Lips? ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »

Help with HIV meds...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi- I read on here awhile back about getting free meds from companies who make the drugs by writing to them...does anyone know what I need to do this...like something from my doctor? Read more »