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Hiv Prescriptions

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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 »

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 »

HIV and addicted to prescription pain pills

My daughter is HIV positive. She takes meds for the HIV, however she has a doctor for Infectious... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Woman in Sweden Accused of Buying HIV Drugs With Fake Prescriptions

...Swedish police were looking Wednesday for a woman believed to have used fake prescriptions to purchase HIV drugs worth as much as $360,000. Since 2002, the woman used forged prescriptions to buy the drugs 101 times at Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mississippi: Prescription Limit Could Hurt HIV Patients, Doctors Say

...Earlier this year, Mississippi lawmakers approved cost-saving changes that would permit Medicaid beneficiaries to receive five prescriptions per month: two brand-name and three generic. The problem is that most antiretroviral drugs are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...continue providing antiretroviral drugs to state residents who need them, despite new regulations that cut the number of brand-name prescriptions patients can access each year, the AP/Biloxi Sun Herald reports (Wagster Pettus, AP/Biloxi Sun... 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 »
Connect With Others

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
...If you are HIV-positive or have AIDS, and your prescription or medical information has been sold or disclosed by your pharmacy without your knowledge or permission, your privacy rights Read more »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
...Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid Read more »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone Read more »