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HIV/Chronic HCV

Why are they not doing more drug testing for people who are co-infected both with HIV/HCV infections. It seems like drug testing are available for people who have HIV only Doctors keep saying another 2 years. At that point my immune system may be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...something new to use - in addition to interferon and ribavirin - in about 2 to 3 years. In the meantime, be very adherent with your HIV medications. Several studies have shown that liver fibrosis is slower in patients who have good HIV control... Read more »

Pre-Employment Drug Screening

I am on Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada and will be doing a pre-employment drug testDo you know if any... Read more »

Pre-employment drug testing and HIV implications

Let's say that I apply for a job at company X and they require a drug test. I take the test and I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Papua New Guinea Making Progress in HIV Testing, Drug Access, Global Fund Executive Director Kazatchkine Says

Papua New Guinea has made significant progress in scaling up HIV/AIDS testing and counseling services, as well as expanding antiretroviral drug access, during the past few years, Executive Director of the Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...(zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with researchers who discover new compounds to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hydroxyurea

...care provider should consider your CD4-cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking HIV medications. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of ART. What About Drug... Read more »
Connect With Others

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »

Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
Hello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial. She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »

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drug test

Posted by Anonymous
...i had to take a drug test in order for a job. it was like the same test i took for the hiv test with the cotton swab in my mouth . i would like to know Read more »