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Doxil And Hiv

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DOXIL TREATMENTS

I HAVE BEEN POSITIVE FOR 13YRS, THE ONLY PROBLEMS I HAVE HAD IS K.S. IN MAINLY MY LOWER EXTREMITIES WHICH LEAVES MY LEG AND FEET SWOLLEN AND MY FEET GET SCABS AND SORES. I HAVE BEEN DOING DOXIL TREATMENTS FOR AWHILE BUT IT JUST BARELY TOUCHES MY...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have had some success with daunoxome as a single agent, and there is also a topical retinoic acid gel that has been approved for KS. But I think you're selling yourself short -- one of the best possible things you can do for yourself is to... Read more »

Kaposi's sarcoma and Doxil; How long should I be treated for

I was diagnosed with KS in Dec. 2001, and had my tonsils removed because of a lesion on them. I... Read more »

Doxil treatment

I.was.wondering.if.its.possible.that.side.effects.from.being.treated.with.doxil.show.up.after.treatm... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Doxil)

LIP-oh-som-al dox-oh-ROO-bi-sin Brand Name: Doxil Other Name(s): Adriablastin, Adriablastine, Adriamycin, Adriblastin, Caelyx, Clorhidrato de doxorrubicina liposómica, Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, Doxorubicin hydrochloride (liposomal),... Read more »
infoSIDA

Clorhidrato de Doxorrubicina Liposómica

Brand Name: Doxil Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El clorhidrato de doxorrubicina liposómica, conocido también como Doxil, pertenece a la clase de medicamentos llamados antineoplásicos. Estos productos desaceleran o... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

Brand Name Generic Name Use Manufacturer Name Approval Date Abelcet, Ambisome Amphotericin B, ABLC antifungal for aspergillosis various 20-Nov-95 Bactrim, Septra sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim antiprotozoal antibiotic for ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

Introduction Oral Health and People With HIV Common Oral Conditions Conditions Found More Often in People With HIV Conditions Found Primarily in People With HIV Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction Most oral health problems can... Read more »
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KS on lower body

Posted by Anonymous
I tested pos Dec. 1996 w/KS on my shoulders, arms and legs. I started Viracept, Epivir and Ziagen. After 3 months I was undectable and the KS started fading on my upper body. The lesions on my legs got a little lighter but refuse to fade. Has... Read more »

Pen Pals, anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello! My name is Roscoe, and I have been HIV+ since 1982. I have done very well with the disease up until 2002, when I developed Kaposi's Sarcoma, and it has really affected my body in unexpected ways. I am currently on DOXIL and taxol... Read more »

Has KS been forgetten?

Posted by curi0us, 2 Replies
Hi all, first post here. I have been diagnosed positive for over 2 years my numbers were strong and my doctor saw no need to start therapy right away. Last september I contracted foliculitis/MRSA (probably from the gym) and was given bactrim to... Read more »