How Long Does Oxandrolone Take To Work

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Wasting Syndrome

...are proteins that produce inflammation to help the body fight infections. People with HIV have very high levels of cytokines. This makes the body produce more fats and sugars, but less protein. Unfortunately, these factors can work together to create a "downward spiral." For example, infections may increase the body's energy requirements. At the same time, they can interfere with nutrient absorption and cause fatigue. This can reduce appetite...
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regarding your book

Hi !I bought your book a year ago regarding steroids for muscle growth. I showed my doctor and he said there is no proper research that hormons or steroids work and can mostly be damaging. Is he just being ignorant? If so, what can I show him to...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...oxandrolone (Oxandrin) are effective and safe to increase lean body mass in HIV+ men and women with involuntary weight loss, as long as a physician familiar with these compounds monitors the patient. There are two chapters in the book that... Read more »

deca gone - now what?

Dr. Dieterich,I understand that deca-durabolin is no longer being manufactured. What alternative would you suggest at this point? Would you be concerned about liver problems with a drug like oxandrolone?Thanks in advance.
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...toxicity as long as it used at 20 mg per day or less. It is a good alternative to Deca and it is available in pill form. It works really well but you may have to take some testosterone supplements with it just as you would with deca. Good luck!... Read more »

How long on Steroids?

Hi Drs,I am currently on anadrol 50mg 2x daily and androgel for wasting. Poz 13 yrs.Assuming I gain the desired weight and muscle mass, can I stop the anadrol? How long is it 'safe' to take the anadrol? I am concerned about liver tox. Would I be...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...use beyond 3-6 months has not been well studied. I don't think you would be better off on HGH if the anadrol/androgel are working.Good luckAF Read more »

Anabolic Steriod Use and its ongoing effectiveness - AF

Dr Fisher On 11/24 I wrote you the following message which I've pasted below with your response. Sorry for leaving out vital information... I've been positive for two years now with a VL=500 and CD4=985 .. My doctor who is one of the leading...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...OK but I still can't remember all the details. How long have you been on oxandrolone? What dose? Any side effects? Generally we know that oxandrolone is safe for up to a year (and probably Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Continuing Treatment: Making It Work Long-Term

...Regardless of the particular drugs you choose for your cocktail, there is one important rule to remember: Your drugs will only work when you take them . Duh, you say, but remembering to take your pills at the right times every day isn't always... Read more »
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Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...very complicated. There are choices to consider at every stage of the disease. It's best if you and your health care provider work together as a team. That makes it easier to choose and stick to your treatment plan. "Care provider" means a... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV

...People With HIV Don't Overdo It! A moderate exercise program will help your body turn your food into muscle. Take it easy, and work exercise into your daily activities. Work up to a schedule of at least 20 minutes, at least three times per week... Read more »
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How HIV Drugs Get Approved

... Why Does It Take So Long to Approve New Drugs? What Are the "Phases" of Clinical Trials? How Do We Know if a Drug Works? Using Unapproved Drugs For More Information Why Does It Take So Long to Approve New Drugs? Developing... Read more »
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Nothing is working for me, any ideas

Posted by Lifelost, 2 Replies
Not on therapy at the moment, my TC4 count and VL are still good. My problem is that I can not fall asleep. Tried most sleep aid and non has been helpful. I am worried that this is going to weir down my immune pretty quick. Any ideas are... Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over 200. Does anyone have any experience with going from AIDS back to HIV status? Read more »
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