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Does Prednisone Interact With HIV Meds

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Spinal Tap -prednisone, Benadryle and HIV meds

Hi-I think I was eather bitgtne or stung by something on my scalp , I have experianced the following symptomsd:first itchy scalp in 1 area, then heasd pain on riht side of head, then stiff neck on right side,facial numbness and tingling again on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Brief use of the benadryl and prednisone should be OK with your HIV meds. KH Read more »

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Viramune

...pills may be decreased; alternative contraception methods with barrier should be used. During the first six weeks of therapy, prednisone should be avoided; it can cause increased severity and incidence of rash. Tips: Monitor liver function... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy, he restarted on a protease inhibitor regimen boosted with Norvir. IRIS appeared a few weeks later as a skin rash, and prednisone was used. His health improved somewhat but then the rash returned along with a fever and rapid heart beat.... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...testosterone levels in men Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including glucocorticosteroids (drugs such as prednisone and cortisone), thyroid hormones, anticonvulsants (anti-seizure medications), heparin, pentamidine, and... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...hands and knees and it itches like heck. I am about to go nuts it itches so bad. Anyone else have this problem taking the meds I am on? Has anyone found any relief in any way? I am about to tear my skin off. Any suggestions? Read more »

prednisone & hiv test

Posted by vicman72, 2 Replies
...Hello: i just want to know if prednisone could affect the hiv test ( elisa ). i was on prednisone for 7 day ( 40 mg 2 days and 20 mg for 5 days). i took the elisa test Read more »

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 »

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 »