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Hiv Prescription Drugs

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Ask the Experts

Can Prescription Drugs or Supplements, Vitamins effect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I sent you an e-mail last week. I'm the one who performed CPR on the AIDS Victim at an accident scene. I performed the CPR on July 25th and went to my health department on October 25th ( exactly 3 months ) to have the blood test done. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CPR Lady,Your fears continue to be unwarranted and irrational. There is no reason to second guess your definitively negative HIV-antibody test results. Neither vitamins nor medications to treat shingles will affect the validity of your... Read more »

Steriods

HiI have a friend that is also my gym partner and he is HIV + for only two months after being... Read more »

HIV+ and looking for independent health insurance with prescription coverage: where to start?

My partner of two years is HIV+ and is about to start taking HIV medications. He cannot afford... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Medicaid to Continue Providing HIV/AIDS Drugs Despite New Prescription Drug Policy Limit

...seven prescriptions per month -- five of any type and two additional drugs that require prior authorization ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/16). However, former state Medicaid Executive Director Warren Jones, whose last day was Thursday,... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HHS Awards $923 Million to Ensure Medical Care, Support Services and Prescription Drugs for People With HIV/AIDS

...HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson today announced grants totaling $923 million to provide medical care, support services and prescription drugs for people living with HIV/AIDS. These funds will provide Americans living with HIV/AIDS a lifeline to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mississippi Medicaid Drug Policy Limiting Prescription Drugs Soon Will Be Lifted for HIV-Positive People, Assistant AG Says

... A policy limiting the number of brand-name prescription drugs that Mississippi's Medicaid program beneficiaries can receive soon will be lifted for HIV-positive people, according to state Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some NYC Pharmacies Offer Incentives to HIV/AIDS Patients to Fill Antiretroviral Drug Prescriptions

...Some private pharmacies in New York City have begun offering incentives -- such as free cell phones or fax machines -- to HIV/AIDS patients who fill prescriptions for antiretroviral medications at their facilities, the New York Post reports. ... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...Only 3 times unprotected sex with one guy who swore to be neg last March got me HIV poz diagnose 1/22/08. To make things worse, I am a Chinese citizen and I have to travel often across borders. Thank god I've Read more »

Marinol???

Posted by RayZ, 2 Replies
...Hello folks - Question for the group. I have a friend that has Marinol left over from bad times with HIV. She doesn't want to take any longer and asked if OK to sell. Any input? Appreciate your comments. Read more »

Good news?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...long term infection and not the drugs, he says. However, the neurologist said that the HIV meds are among the most dangerous prescription drugs commonly taken and have demonstrated and serious long term effects. I am not saying we shouldn't... Read more »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be especially helpful for people with resistance to... Read more »