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Hiv And Alcoholism Treatment

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I've been in HIV meds for 4 mths now. Sustive;Emtriva;Vread and Virex. My liver GGt no's now are over 2000. My NH3 is very high/also protein levels. I'm taking Lactulose to reduce NH3 and reduce animal protein. I still drink alcohol once a...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
For you alcohol is poison! Stop it now! The Liver numbers are very high. You may be taking too much Videx (DDI) if you are taking Viread (tenofovir). With a bad liver I would also ask for a lactate level and if elevated stop the Videx. The elevated... Read more »

Is there a support group for alcoholics with hiv/aids?

my son is 32 and has recently went full blown. he is an alcoholic and has been for years. He is... Read more »

Alcoholic Liver Disease and HIV

I have recently been diagnosed with two things: alcoholic liver damage (moderate), and HIV. How... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

The Role of Alcohol and Drug Relapse Prevention in the Treatment and Prevention of HIV Disease

...Behaviors Across the Lifespan . Newbury Park, Calif: Sage Publications; 1993:243-273. 28 . Project MATCH Research Group. Matching alcoholism treatments to client heterogeneity: Project MATCH posttreatment drinking outcomes. J Stud Alcohol ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

... How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Anti viral drugs + alcohol

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there any information that due to the effect of anti viral combination treatments that the liver& kidneys cannot process alcohol as quickly ? Read more »