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Efavirenz (Sustiva)

What Is Efavirenz? Efavirenz is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Sustiva or Stocrin. It is manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 925 ). Efavirenz is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (a "non-nuke" or NNRTI). These drugs stop HIV from multiplying by preventing the reverse transcriptase enzyme from working. This enzyme...
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Engordar

Hola Doctor.llevo un ao tomando , truvada, Reyataz y norvir, desde entonces e subido 30 kilos, me siento hinchado de piernas y abdomen, cabe decir que cuando empeze la terapia estaba muy delgado con 53 kilos pesaba miediendo 172, estoy muy ansioso...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenas noches, Chile. Sera difcil echarle la culpa a su regimen anti-VIH. Esto tipo de aumento de peso no trae a la mente un efecto secundario de Truvada/Reyataz/Norvir. Pero 30 kilos en un ao es enorme. Necesita una evaluacin con su mdico.... Read more »

Disminucin rpida de cd4

Estimado dr.Fui diagnosticado en febrero 2014El 7/3/2014, los resultados fueron cd4 750, 44% y cv 87000El 29/8/2014: cd4 640, 33% y cv 80000Dada la magnitud del cambio, debera comenzar el tratamiento?Muchas gracias...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Buenas noches,Debera comenzar el tratamiento, sin hacer caso de esta disminucin de CD4. Aqu son las directrices actuales:Tratamiento se recomienda para todos los portadores para reducir el riesgo de progresin de la enfermedad y para prevenir la... Read more »

Protection From HIV

Hi, I had read an article that HIV is infected through the sudden decrease in T-helper cells which helps in fighting from diseases and germs. So, would it be possible to kill HIV infection by having the herbs that contains T-Cells in a greater...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.AIDS is caused when HIV kills and lowers CD4 T-cell numbers. Herbs do not contain T-cells. Herbs have no effect (at least none that have been proven in the 30 years of the epidemic and drug discovery targeting HIV) on... Read more »

Sore throat

Hi doc! I am newly diagnosed of HIV last March and I'm not yet taking ARV treatment . I have sore throat now and I feel dizzy my the doctor didn't recommend me to have antibiotics. He said that I will be better soon. And prescribed me to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Yes, it's ok to take guaifenesin and acetominophen (the later should be used cautiously if you have chronic hepatitis, if at all) if you have HIV infection. Moreover, most sore throats do not require antibiotics,... Read more »
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OH GOD! Someone please HELP ME! AMI AT RISK!?

Posted by soworriedhelpme
Hey guys, im 22 and i recently went to a strip club and got a private vip dance. I wore thin basketball shorts with NO UNDERWEAR, and the stripper gave me a lap dance and grinded on me fully nude. I DO believe i put my hard on (inside my basketballs... Read more »

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Probably just another worry well....but support would ease my mind...

Posted by worried120, 1 Reply
So, I have been having all sorts of unusual problems lately and wanted another opinion so that I can sleep easier.

On june 3rd, I gave a guy unprotected oral and handjob, he came down my throat, not really in my mouth. He said he was negative, but... Read more »

Nutrition and suppliment support

Posted by Billydlove
Does anyone know of any place for HIV + people to get financial support with vitamins and supplements? Read more »