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How Do Nsaids Effect Mucosal Blood Flow

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Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto do.
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Permanent NSAID use

Which NSAID would be safest to use for the rest of your life for a condition that will never go away such as osteoarthritis.My doctor has me on meloxicam, but I wonder if there aren't safer alternatives for permanent use.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...treatments are multi-faceted, with strengthening exercise and acetominophen as a usual starting point.NSAIDs do have a defined side effect and toxicity profile which includes gastric bleeding and kidney injury. For this reason, persons who have... Read more »

What NSAID is the safest to use?

I was diagnosed wit HIV two years ago and recently started taking Atripla. For the last several months, even before starting HAART, I've had continued aches and pains that I've taken various NSAID's to control. Since the pain seems to be something...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)are generally safe to take for short term relief of aches and pains. I generally stick to the generics-- ibuprofen or naproxyn Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect Read more »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...(seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests II ) Overall Health How your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests:... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...(hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic fever) Stroke (interrupted blood flow to the brain, usually caused by a blood clot or burst blood vessel) Symptoms of Heart... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Videx (Didanosine, ddI)

...heartbeat; nerve problems, with symptoms of pain or tingling in hands or feet; vision problems such as blurred vision; or slowing of blood flow in the major vein of the liver, which could cause increased blood pressure in certain veins of the... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »