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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Concomitant use of nevirapine and hormonal contraceptives containing ethinyl estradiol may result in decreased plasma concentrations of the contraceptive, thereby making it less effective. Therefore, hormonal contraception should not be used as... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineOral contraceptives remain an appropriate option for the HIV infected woman. However, a number of antiretrovirals such as nelfinavir, ritonavir, amprenavir, kaletra, and efavirenz may be associated with decreased effectiveness of oral contraceptives... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe concern with estrogens class hormones and protease inhibitors is a potential for altered (decreased) levels of the hormones with less effiacacy. They often be used together in some situations but additional monitoring and sometimes dose... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello TYZ,There are reports indicating efavirenz (Stocrin) can reduce the levels of some oral contraceptives. This may not be as much of an issue for you, as you are not using the medication for contraception, but rather to regulate hormonally... Read more »
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And guess what I thought about it?
"Nah, won't be me." or "Meh, that's so not me"
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It actually matters
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Posted by bradford, 2 RepliesU.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?
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