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History Of Zidovudine

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i'm on Aspen Lamzid & Stocrin and i have notice that i'm loosing weight, can it be bcos of the medication? My cd4 count is 467.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients may lose weight (often body fat) from the zidovudine in Lamzid though other factors may contribute (food intake, gut function, other infections or conditions). I thorough history Read more »

History of Aids

Can you provde me the inforamtion of history, like when the virus of HIV/Aids spread first time in... Read more »

Viracept and Trizivir

Dr. Frascino,Thanks so much for your reply on sleeepy/worried.I felt bad due to my mind "emptiness"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines History of Whitman Walker Clinic

... The Washington Post on Tuesday examined the history of the Whitman-Walker Clinic , a not-for-profit community health organization in Washington, D.C., that runs special programs for Read more »

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...serious, sometimes fatal, liver disease. This has occurred both in individuals who had liver disease and in those with no known history of liver disease. Individuals who have liver disease should tell a doctor before taking this medicine.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...medications and see a health care provider right away. Your physician will check for pancreatitis by doing blood tests. People with a history of peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Zerit. Lipoatrophy, fat loss... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...abdominal pain or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged fatty liver. People with a history of peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Videx. Body fat... Read more »
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Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

Sad history... please help me... not fair...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It happened on October 2004, I had sex with a woman (she knew that maybe she was positive), the condom ripped... for a long while, I found out maybe 10 minutes later, blood involved... Convinced the girl to take a test, on November 2004, negative... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I've been sick more than any other recent years conbined. Prior to this year, a broken wrist - that's it. Despite my testing history, I can't shake this fear that HIV may be causing my ongoing problems and that the testing may have missed it. ... Read more »