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Drugs Used For Hiv

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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...
Ask the Experts

drugs and hiv medication

does the casual use of cocaine , meth , etc.slow down the hiv medication treatement ; ie. atripla ?the viral load reduction with atripla seemed to have slowed down during some weeks of drug use ....any knowledge of this ?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...There are few data available on the interaction between the HIV medications and drugs that are abused, e.g. cocaine and methamphetamine. Drug interactions with methadone have been studied extensively, Read more »

Drug for HIV

I'm 21 years old and i'm HIV positive. Can u suggest me the HIV drug i should take to live healthy because i feel stressed all the day. Please tell me as soon as u can.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...requires a detailed understanding of specific issues that relate to your health and side effect aversion and to the pattern of HIV drug resistance.The best medication for any single patient-virus pair depends on analyzing these factors and then... Read more »

Pregnancy and drug/hiv

17-year-old HIV-positive drug addict who lives with two other young women, both with drug abuse problems. Recently overdosed and was admitted to the emergency department of the local county hospital where she received emergency treatment. While...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...scope of this forum. She needs a good obstetrician who is experienced in handling high risk pregnancies of those women who are HIV infected. Such a physician will be able to tell you and her what the right HIV treatment regimens and options are. Read more »

Party Drugs and HIV Medication

My partner (53 yo male) was tested positive in Jan with CD4 cell count below 200 and viral count over 100,000. He started the HIV medication since mid-Feb, containing a regimen of VIDEX EC, AZT and STOCRIN. He also needs to take TENOMIN, TELFAST and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...with increased risk to transmit and acquire drug resistant virus. Party drug use has also been associated with missing doses of HIV drugs. There is some safety concern about use of ectasy and GHB with efavirenz. Use of poppers and Viagra... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Experts Seek Ways to Use Technology to Combat Spread of Counterfeit Drugs, Including Drugs for HIV/AIDS, Malaria

...to use technology to detect counterfeit drugs circulating in developing countries, including drugs to treat malaria and HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports (Hirschler, Reuters, 3/13). Ideas the experts discussed at the one-day meeting in Prague, Czech... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indonesia: Protesters Seek Cheaper Drugs at HIV/AIDS Meeting

...nations due to fears of drug interaction and re-infection. While governments and international health agencies have worked to make HIV/AIDS medications more affordable, the high cost of drugs for hepatitis C continues to limit access to them in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda to Offer Free Generic Drugs to HIV and AIDS Patients

...In what will be one of Africa's most ambitious AIDS drug distribution programs, the government of Rwanda plans to offer free drugs to 90,000 HIV-infected people by year's end. "For Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drugs for HIV/AIDS, Other Diseases Should Be Made More Affordable, Accessible, Advocates Say at Intellectual Property Rights Conference

... Drugs for HIV/AIDS and other disease should be affordable and accessible to all people who need them, advocates from 15 countries who met recently Read more »
Connect With Others

rec drugs and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...salut! I have an ex who tested hiv + about 1.5 years ago. What troubles me is that he seems to be treating his body as if he does not have a serious disease. He Read more »

search for HIV/AIDS drugs

Posted by Anonymous
...Search for HIV/AIDS drugs by just leaving your computer on. See FightAIDS@home for details. Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »

Drugs for HIV contains ganja?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...,the urine test found out that he consumed ganja. I believe he did not take and i hope someone could tell me if there is any HIV drugs that contain ganja? Read more »