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Hiv Meds

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Ask the Experts

new hiv med Raltegravir looks good and is the future of hiv meds

...Dr Bob what do you know about this new drug ??? and how far away are we from meds with less side effects and are more durable hiv meds ???thank you for your time Dr Bob, you are my hero
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the FDA and is now readily available for use. Side effects and intolerance remain negligible to date."How far away are we from HIV meds with less side effects that are more durable??" With the approval of Isentress, I'd say we are at least one... Read more »

HIV meds & Anti-Inflammitory med

Hello,I've been taking Atripla for almost 18 months now. Also, I have been having lower back pain... Read more »

mixing hiv meds with cold meds

Can a pregnant woman with hiv take cold or cough medicine while currently taking hiv medication Read more »
Articles
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...convened by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.) When to Start HIV/AIDS Treatment For people who have never been on HIV meds before, starting treatment is now recommended at a CD4 count of 500 or less (up from 350 or less).... Read more »
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Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

... Bone problems have quietly emerged as a major health issue for people with HIV, and HIV meds may be at least partly to blame, according to recent research. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that suggest HIV...on this important... Read more »
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HIV Meds and Hospital Beds

...control it and not let HIV run free inside of me." -- Robert I wanted my third blog to be about my experience starting HIV/AIDS medication. When I was first diagnosed I was told time and time again that my counts were always good and I didn't... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 5. Managing the Effects of HIV and Meds on the Body

...you, HIV, medications and nutrition are complex. Nutrients and substances in foods can interact with drugs -- both your anti-HIV meds and other meds -- either enhancing or diminishing the effect of the medication. In addition, some foods can... Read more »
Connect With Others

Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I have been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants. Would you recommend eating them? Read more »

People selling their hiv meds?

Posted by kev63, 1 Reply
Is it true that this goes on in N.Y. i read it but cant beleive thanks,an like where do these things take place,cant they stop it? Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »