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How Long Does Sculptra Take To Work

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Does Sculptra stop working after long-term use?

Worked great for me, took about 6 or 7 sessions for the full effect, then it was clear thats as far as it would go...it was a nice change... i would say 75 percent myself again... Heres my question... Does it seem that long term users, say the ones...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I started using Sculptra in my practice after it was approved 6 years ago and have not seen a drop off in effectiveness in long-term treated patients. I have seen a fairly large variation in response to Sculptra. Some patients demonstrate a very... Read more »

unusual case, doryx preventing sculptra from working?

Long time user of new-fill/sculptra. After two years it was clear I needed touch-ups, and around... Read more »

Sculptra works

Dear Dr. Bob, Thank you for inspiring me to continue my Sculptra treatments. Over the past 4 years,... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Making Your Treatment Work Long-Term

In a Capsule Taking all your pills as prescribed (adherence) is crucial to the long-term success of your treatment. While adhering to your medication schedule can sometimes be challenging, there are many tips and tricks you can try to make it... Read more »
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Congress Passes 1 Week CR; Work Continues on Year-Long CR; AETCs Suffer Severe Cut.

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Long-Acting Drug in Development

Chinese researchers presented proof-of-concept (in other words, "this can work") data on a long-acting HIV fusion inhibitor medication, which suppressed HIV for six to ten days after a single injection . Currently, Fuzeon is the only fusion... Read more »
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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 »

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 does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd 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... Read more »

Sculptra tx site

Posted by jab, 1 Reply
Need info re where to get tx from a doctor with some experience??? I live in N.C. Have not located any sites with experienc in Sculptra tx. HELP!!! Read more »