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aids drugs timing when travelling to another country with different time zone

Hello,my mother would be visiting me here in US very soon. Currently she is on truvada and efavirenz. In india she takes truvada in the morning and efavirenz before going to bed.Since there is a time difference of 12 hours, is it ok if she continues...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and thank you for your post.Since efavirenz (Sustiva, part of Atripla) is typically taken around bedtime and has lasts in the body for a long time, the easiest thing to do is to simply take it according to local time. So, when your mother... Read more »

HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious... Read more »

Research on HIV and Travel Restrictions (ON THE ROAD WITH HIV) (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS)

The other day I asked you to help me with sources for making a research on HIV related Travel... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Lifts Decades-Old HIV/AIDS Travel Ban

...entering the country, Reuters reports (Buckley, 4/27). The amended rules, which appear on the government website, also lift a travel ban on foreigners with other sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy, and "narrow the travel restriction on... Read more »
The Body

International AIDS Conference Day 3: Dr. Koh Speaks on HIV Travel Restrictions

...Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Today, I participated in a dialogue about nations lifting HIV-related travel restrictions. I was joined by distinguished colleagues, including the UNAIDS Executive Director, Mr. Michel... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

On the Road With HIV: A Guide for Positive Travelers

... Introduction Belize or Bust You and Your M.D. Getting Immunized Managing Your Meds HIV and International Travel Eat, Drink, and Be Merry Staying Healthy Abroad Medical Care and Insurance Happy Trails Selected Sources ... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Travel Ban Finally, Officially Over

... The ban on travel or immigration to the U.S. by people living with HIV/AIDS is officially over today. It was an ugly law that had been in place Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...Hey, got a question. I am going to be traveling to Togo and Benin in about three months. I CAN NOT get my doctor to give me the "blessing" to go ahead and get the Yellow Read more »

Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Body piercing!?!?

Posted by dotman32, 5 Replies
Maybe a stupid question. Wondering if people have thoughts about how wise it is to get a new piercing. I have 2 already .. interested in a 3rd .. but concerned about the risk of infection & activating the immune system. I suppose common... Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping with HIV I want to make true a dream I held on to a few years of traveling in South America. I was wondering whether someone has an experience of traveling with a bag full of medicine. I... Read more »