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Stanford University, School of MedicineAlmost all HIV meds are HIV-1/2 specific. However, there are a few that have activity against HTLV 1 and 2, which are also retrovirus cousins of HIV-1.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGeneral advice is to separate use of stool softeners from timing of HIV meds out of most theoretical concerns--I have had many patients taking Metamucil on a variety of HIV regimens and have not observed a negative effect on the effectiveness of the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Antiretroviral drugs can have many annoying side effects and toxicities; however, bad breath isn't one of them! The usual causes include poor oral hygiene; an infection in the sinuses, mouth or throat; and eating garlic to ward off vampires.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anyone know whether taking Famvir (an antiviral) for a rash (herpes like burning sensation) for 5 days (this was 2 weeks after exposure) would delay seroconversion? Could it delay it beyond 3 months? Is there any real need to test at 6 months... Read more »
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Will valtrex (Valacyclovir) - a treatment for herpes and I believe an antiviral drug - impact hiv progression and therefore testing?
I had a p24 antigen test and antibody test at 22 days post exposure, but had... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIt would be interesting to hear from anyone that has been on antivirals for a long time(more than 4 years continously)that have minimal or NO side effects. Physical(appearence wise as well as internal) IF anyone out there falls into this catagory... Read more »
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