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Hiv And Minocycline

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Alot of news recently of minocyclines anti hiv benefits

Was on minocycline for many years for acne, but have recently been switched to Doryx or doxycycline. My question is, are the two drugs close enough for me to still retain the anti hiv benefits? Its said the anti inflamation of the drug some how...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Minocycline may have some beneficial effects for HIV related brain problems but data is scant at this point in our knowledge. It does have anti-inflammatory properties but the actual clinical benefit and long term safety remains unnown. More studies... Read more »

minocycline and haart?

What is your take on adding minocycline to haart therapy auchas Atripla? I recently read a new... Read more »

Acne on Testim

Nelson,I have been on testim at two tubes a day. I am breaking out on my chest and back and dont... Read more »
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gman a question mate

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi

Can acne pills like terecycline or minocin affecta false negative test or can this effect the boies production of antibodies tested neg out till 5 months and 3 weeks and 4 days?

thanks gman Read more »

Teeth Sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested negative at 5 months and 6 months via elisa after a possible vaginal exposure. i did use a condom but who knows. Lately I've been having teeth sensitivity and am wondering if it could be hiv??? I have been taking doxyciline/minocycline post... Read more »

Was concerned now concerned again

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Had an EIA (blood draw) @ 156 days (22 weeks) and @ 212 days (30 weeks) both negative. Had eye surgery on friday. doc said today I have swelling in my eye and it could be a bacterial infection. Gave me Minocycline and i am also using the drops I was... Read more »