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Hiv And Epilepsy

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Epilepsy and HIV: are the two DIRECTLY related?

individuals and have noticed that quite a large percentage of them have seizure disorder/epilepsy. Is there a direct relation between HIV and epilepsy? Most of my clients are also substance abusers, and I am curious as to which factor (drug abuse...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many AIDS related infections can involve the brain and result in a seizure disorder. Drug use and trauma can also result in a tendency to seizure disorders (drug use and head trauma often go together). HIV meds per so have not been linked to... Read more »

treatment HIV/HBV/epilepsy

what is the best choice of cART for HIV naive patient with epilepsy, hep.B... Read more »

Any progress of the Epilepsy Drug in the fight with HIV?

I'm back with another question. Below is a web-site from Fox Five News in N.Y.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Trade Minister Says EU Will Take Steps to Prevent Seizure of Generic Medicines

"India believes a row with the European Union over seizures of generic drugs will be settled without litigation, Trade Minister Anand Sharma said on Wednesday," Reuters reports (Lynn, 10/20). Sharma's statements come after "India and Brazil in... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Methadone Interactions With Anti-HIV Drugs, Medications for Opportunistic Infections and Psychiatric Drugs

Because many medications for HIV and for the prevention of opportunistic infections are broken down by the same liver enzymes that metabolize (break down) methadone, these drugs may cause changes in the way you respond to your methadone dose. Some... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Studies Describe How HIV Destroys Cells, Leads to AIDS

"U.S. scientists have discovered the basic mechanisms that allow HIV to wipe out the body's immune system and cause AIDS, which could lead to new approaches to treatment and research for a cure for the disease that affects 35 million people around... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Shortages

Pharmacies in Zimbabwe are facing serious drug shortages as a result of the country's ongoing economic crisis , and at least half of drug supplies in the country's pharmacies are out of stock, state media reported Tuesday, the SAPA/ Independent... Read more »
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Myelopathy

Posted by Kipling
I was diagnosed with full blown Aids in April 2000, before being dignosed I was misdiagnosed with epilepsy, I was having sezuires before & then later became sick, thats when the HIV AIDS came in. I also sufferd from dementia during this time..... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

a glimmer of hope for a cure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A small proof-of-concept study has shown that the drug valproic acid (Depakote) may be able to reduce the pool of dormant HIV-infected cells in the body. According to the authors of the study, which was published in the 13th August edition of The... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »