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Hiv Preventative Medication

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HIV and Malaria prevention medication

Hello, just a question, I have plans to travel to Africa, I was recommended to take anti-malaria medications to prevent malaria infection while travelling. I take Combivir and Sustiva, is there a side effect or problem by taking an preventive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Many of the standard drugs like chloroquine or doxycycline or mefloquine are usually OK with your HIV meds. Which drugs need to be used depends on the Read more »

Self-prescribing HIV medications to prevent infection

I have a question regarding recent exposure to HIV andHIV medications. About a month and a half... Read more »

How do medical advances affect HIV prevention efforts?

As an HIV Prevention Specialist, I am concerned about how recent medicaladvances such as Protease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incorporating HIV Prevention Into the Medical Care of Persons Living With HIV

...this report originated in the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Harold W. Jaffe, M.D., Director; Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention -- Surveillance and Epidemiology, Robert S. Janssen, Director; Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention --... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

...HIV? Can HIV Medications Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV? Medications used to treat HIV infection (antiretroviral drugs) help many people with HIV to lower the levels of virus in their blood (viral load) to undetectable levels.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC, Other Agencies Publish Guidelines on Incorporating HIV Prevention Messages Into Medical Care of HIV-Positive People

...HIV-infected persons into the mainstream of medical care" ( Reuters , 7/17). Dr. Robert Janssen, head of the CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention , said, "We focused in the past on people at risk of becoming infected. Now we're trying to... Read more »
Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services

In Response to Reported Case of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV in NYC, HIV Prevention Leaders Urged a Clear and Targeted Public Health Response, Increased Resources for Primary HIV Prevention and Continued Collaboration With Medical Providers

...reported case of a multiple-drug-resistant strain of HIV recently identified in New York City, members of the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS) urged continued community, government and public health emphasis on primary... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »