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Drugs To Fight Lipodystrophy

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Fighting Lipodystrophy

I was diagnosed with HIV in 2000. I have been taking Truvada combined with Kaletra for the past 3 years. I have noticed that my body is storing fat aggressively in my torso area and I am gaining mass in my breasts. I do not want to change meds.,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fat gain can be seen with a variety of HIV regimens-there is often no easy single approach to reverse or manage the problem. Fat gain is common in the general population so remains unclear how much is due to HIV infeciton itself or certain drugs or... Read more »

Using Steriods in fighting Lipodystrophy Cont.

Response:I would certainly consider changing your meds off of crix and D4T, the ones most... Read more »

Using Steriods in fighting Lipodystrophy

Hello my name is Roland. currently I have been taking the following:Deca Durabolin staced 100mg to... Read more »
Housing Works

Belly Fat Drug Debated Even Before FDA Approval anti-aging effect could be significant. How Important Is Tesamorelin? There are no drugs on the market specifically to fight lipodystrophy. Tim Horn, the editor of who has been following the drug since its inception, said,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Entry Inhibitors Combination Pills Introduction The number of drugs available to fight HIV keeps growing. This is good news,but it can also make it difficult to figure out what's what. Use this HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...some hormone levels. Also, cytokines play a role in wasting. Cytokines are proteins that produce inflammation to help the body fight infections. People with HIV have very high levels of cytokines. This makes the body produce more fats and sugars,... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
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can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »

Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started growing breasts and huge amount of fat in... Read more »


Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? Read more »