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Getting A Prescription For Epoetin Alfa

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Contents Health Insurance AIDS Drugs Assistance Program Medicaid Drug Company Programs Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do not work, or your employer does not offer health coverage, check if you qualify for any public health...
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Prescription Vitamins

I work for American Express and they provide free prescription vitamins to all exployees. I asked my doctor to write a prescription but he did not seem to know which one to choose. I take 100 mcg of selenium a day and an over-the-counter...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
There are 58 vitamins listed in the PDRhttp://www.pdr.net/druginformation/HomeSearchResultsn.aspx?ToUse=DB&SearchTerm=vitaminFind out what vitamins are included in the AMEX insurance formulary and email me back. I can help you decide.Nelson Read more »

Prescription available for night sweats?

Are there any prescription drugs available in the U.S. to treat frequent night sweats for HIV (aside from prescription aspirin and the like)?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Approach to management of night sweats depends on underlying cause. There is no medication solely approved for treatment of night sweats. A search for associated infection, tumor, hormone, and other problems is indicated for night sweats. If... Read more »

WAITING FOR A REPLY FROM DR. BOB??? PLEASE READ THIS!

WAITING FOR A REPLY FROM DR. BOB???? PLEASE READ THIS!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year or next year. I am really hoping not to and am holding off. My question is that I've been taking Epogen [generic names: epoetin alfa, erythropoietin] shots for the last couple of months. I inject 1 mL every week. Is there a long-term effect... Read more »

Prescription side effects

A good friend of mine is HIV positive and has a history of drug abuse. I have agreed to help him if he does not start abusing prescription or non prescription drugs. He recently started a new round of HIV drugs and showed up at my house with slurred...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Certainly the prescription drugs you mentioned can cause the side effects you described. If he is now on Sustiva as one of his HIV meds the central nervous Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epoetin Alfa (Epogen, Procrit)

...alfa, Epoyetina alfa, Eprex, Erythropoietin-alfa, recombinant, r-HuEPO Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Epoetin alfa is a man-made version of human erythropoietin (EPO). EPO is produced naturally in the body, mostly by the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can purchase them without a prescription in some pharmacies in some states such as California. Needle exchanges and other harm reduction programs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

...care provider may not be able to prescribe a medication without some idea of what is causing your diarrhea. You do not need a prescription for over-the-counter treatments. Some of these work very well for diarrhea, including: The amino acid... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

...side effects with home remedies or over-the-counter medications. In some cases, your health care provider can write you a prescription for something you can take to deal with a side effect if it gets severe. Stock up! If you're having... 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 »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 Reply
I tested positive for HIV on 12/10. My boyfriend just got his results back today 12/21. His results came back negative. We have been having unprotected sex for the last 4 years and have been together for 5. I have only been wih him during that... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »