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Dyslipidemia Treatment

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Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related Dyslipidemia

Hi Dr. Henry:I just read about this and wondered if you had ever heard of this before and whether anyone had been using this before the study?Extended-Release Niacin May Reduce HAART-Related DyslipidemiaNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 12 -...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I am familiar with that study out of Washington U in St. Louis. The ACTG is conducting a larger dose ranging study on the effects and safety of that form of niacin which clearly has side effects including aggravating a tendency to diabetes but... Read more »

No-flush niacin vs. cholesterol & triglycerides

Nelson,For those of us that can't stand the "niacin flush", is there any indication whether the... Read more »

lypodystrophy and protease inhbitors

Would you say that it's true or false that protease inhibitors as a class are mostly responsible... Read more »
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High Prevalence of Obesity, Dyslipidemia and Inflammation Seen in Behaviorally Infected Adolescent Women

...therapy, and also higher in the women who were classified as being obese. To summarize, we saw a high prevalence of obesity, of dyslipidemia and inflammation in this group of behaviorally infected adolescent women, despite a relatively short... Read more »
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HAART, Dyslipidemia, and Hyperglycemia

...HAART has been associated with the frequent appearance of dyslipidemia -- elevated total and LDL cholesterol, decreased HDL cholesterol, elevated triglycerides -- as well as hyperglycemia leading Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lexiva (Fosamprenavir Calcium) -- Dear Health Care Professional Letter

...GlaxoSmithKline and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a potential association between Lexiva and myocardial infarction and dyslipidemia in HIV infected adults. GSK has modified the existing Warnings and Precautions section of the... Read more »
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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...around the breasts or abdomen ( lipohypertrophy ). These visible symptoms can be accompanied by higher levels of blood fats ( dyslipidemia ) and by changes in insulin or blood sugar ( hyperglycemia ). One common symptom, excess deep belly fat,... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Day three of treatment....

Posted by mspguy, 2 Replies
I have been taking the meds since Wednesday morning - Issentress in the AM and PM, and Truvada in the PM. Initally side effects were just an upset stomach with the Truvada, but nothing that eating raw vegetables would not cause : ). Feeling good... Read more »

Have we been over medicated all along?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...may be possible to maintain long-term suppression of HIV and prevention of immune deterioration, while significantly reducing dyslipidemia, using only nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors after successful induction therapy with highly... Read more »

When to start treatments?

Posted by oi812Help, 2 Replies
When is the best time ot begin meds? Thanks... Read more »