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Growth Hormone Brand Name For Hiv

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Human Growth Hormone and HIV

Hi there! I am hiv-positive and not on a therapy. My CD4 is 500 (25%). I consider taking 5 IU of hGH daily. Since hGH may have some effect on immune system by reactivating the thymus gland and stimulating immune function, is there a possibility that...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Growth hormone is expensive and overrated. The brand name Serostim is approved to treat HIV related wasting syndrome. A growth hormone releasing hormone called Egrifta (tesamorelin) is approved for the treatment of abdominal fat in HIV.5 IU's... Read more »

Growth Hormone

Dear Dr Francisco,Is growth hormone injection the same thing as Procrit injections? My physician... Read more »

HGH and HIV Meds/HIV (HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE)

Dr. Bob, Are there negetive effects of using HGH with my HIV and meds? I have chronic disk issues... Read more »
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The Next Generation of Human Growth Hormone

Every Tuesday night for three years I drove to Beverly Hills, sat in a room, and listened to five other middle-aged men discuss their lives. I didn't expect group therapy to last for years. With every passing season, we all got a little older: a few... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., to Phase Out City-Brand Condoms, Use Brand Names in STI Prevention Effort, Officials Say

Washington, D.C., will phase out its city-brand condoms and use brand names in its condom distribution program that aims to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, officials said Thursday during a meeting at the city's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Trade Officials Seek to Strengthen Patent Protection for Brand Name Drugs, Including HIV/AIDS Treatments, Wall Street Journal Reports

U.S. trade officials are negotiating a series of agreements to strengthen patent protection of brand name drugs, including antiretroviral drugs, the Wall Street Journal reports. In many countries, including the United States, generic drug makers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians to Receive Free Brand-Name HIV Drugs as Part of U.S. Global Initiative

On Thursday, Assistant US Global AIDS Coordinator Mark Dybul said thousands of HIV-infected Ethiopians will start receiving free AIDS drugs for the first time next month as part of President Bush's $15 billion global AIDS relief initiative. The $43... Read more »
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Brand new to this - with questions!

Posted by dj1979, 3 Replies
It was just confirmed about a week ago that I am HIV positive. I have an appointment with a doctor Wed. evening. Haven't had any testing (viral load, etc.) done yet. What should I expect? Tell me again at what levels treatment is usually begun. ... Read more »

Skin-Growths on Chin - how to remove?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
Hi,

I just thought I'ld ask in case there are any bright ideas.

Three years ago I developed two small skin-growths on my chin - a bit like tags or long warts (but they're not warts). My HIV doc confirmed that these can occur in HIV+ people.

I got them... Read more »

crazy question - hormones of pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I am an hiv negative wife of a positive man. We found out he was positive when I was 3 months pregant and found he when he was converting. I completely freaked out and was so mad at him for cheating and getting it and putting the baby at... Read more »

Put your name in Russian

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
Copy and paste the link and then type your name in the box.
http://www.callme.nm.ru/ Read more »