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Hiv Meds And Mental Health Meds

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HIV Meds wrecking my menal health?

I have bipolar disorder and have been on Depakote/Welbutrin/Seraquel for a long time. For the past 4 years, I have also been on Norvir, Epzicom and Reyataz. It seems over the past year my mental health has been getting worse. A lot of anger...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The antiretroviral (ART) medications that you are taking are not known to interact with the psychiatric medications you're taking. The ARTs you are taking are also not known to cause or worsen psychiatric symptoms. Read more »

Meds

hello my question is weather or not to start meds. i last tested neg in 2005 now i was diagnose... Read more »

weak because of my meds

good day doctor,i am currently on atripla and ziagen.sometimes i find my self really weak and... Read more »
Articles
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Somatic Symptoms: Mental Health Approach and Differential Diagnosis

...and/or psychiatric conditions. This chapter addresses the presentation, effects, and management of somatic symptoms from a mental health perspective that includes discussion of medical causes. The importance of assessing patients for medical... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...addition to being derived from geographically limited samples, these figures are based on the number of transgender persons seeking mental health care or medical treatment, and may therefore dramatically underestimate the true number of... Read more »
Project Inform

Adherence: Keeping Up With Your Meds

...to have difficulty with adherence. If you suffer from depression or mental illness and are considering treatment, consult a mental health expert as well as your regular doctor. In reality, only you can decide whether you're ready and committed... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Suicidality and Violence in Patients With HIV/AIDS

...patient is at imminent risk of harm to self or others. Patients who are not at immediate risk should be referred to outpatient mental health services when the mental health treatment by the primary care clinician does not result in successful... Read more »
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Help from VA

Posted by beterday, 1 Reply
...I'm just getting over the depressed stage of hiv a 2 months ago. So the only thing I did is just went to the Va to seek help with my med. Is there anything else that I can Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

22 poz..stopped taking meds/not disclosing status

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
...i was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 Read more »