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How Many Pills Does An Hiv Person Take A Day

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2 Pills

Hello, First, thank you for all the time you dedicate to all of us. I have seen Bono from U2 on a comercial saying 2 pills for 40 cents a day are all that is needed to keep an HIV positive person alive. I have always read that people have had to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Michael,We now have combination pills for the treatment of HIV disease. For instance Atripla contains three separate drugs: emtricitabine, tenofovir and efavirenz. Read more »

1 Pill Treatments

Keith,I have read in a previous comment from you that there is 'many' 1 pill a day regimes available in the western world - what are these as I personally have only heard of 'Atripla'...Is there meds in trials at the moment which are also one day...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...needs to be dosed twice a day so no one pill a day possible. No other one pill a day options are currently under study in HIV+ persons are under study to my knowledge. KH Read more »

roommate took my pills accidantly

Hi, i put my extra pills (zidolam and efavirentz)in the bottles from vitamins(centrum and something)2 monthes ago.Just found that my roommate took one of each every day within the last 2-3 weeks...Should i/he warry about this?What happens to not...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I don't think anything would happen to someone taking HIV meds who didn't have HIV. Some people react to the efavirenz (vivid dreams, insomnia, etc), which might also have happened with you. You would have known by now whether Read more »

thymus

HiI turned hiv+ last jan. and it made me very sick for a full month. my count is now 590 and it does not seem urgent to start treatment for now.Nevertheless i red CD4 are produced in thymus (brain) and that the thymus gets tired and works less well...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...available (to the lucky ones in industrialized countries). Besides, HIV treatment makes us less infectious to others. But it is a personal reason and not everyone is ready for the personal commitment to take pills every day.Nelson Read more »
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Caring for a person with HIV

Posted by 28262, 3 Replies
...push the person up and their day gets better. There should be support groups for disabled adults who have HIV so they can meet people like themself. There is not anything like this in Charlotte. It has been a few years since they have been... Read more »

How often do you have "one of those days?"

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
...Initiative slogan "Prevention is the Cure" and knowing that isn't the cure for me. Maybe it was seeing the van offering the free HIV tests. Maybe it was seeing all of those other seemingly carefree individuals. Maybe it was just the fact that... Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
...companies, would be a milestone in improving the simplicity of treatment for the disease, experts say. It should make it easier for people to take their medicine regularly, which is important for keeping the virus that causes the disease in... Read more »

Need your Help!!... Continued

Posted by Amanda, 2 Replies
...questions, you can also include anything else that you think may be helpful. Thanks!! 1. How has HIV/AIDS physically affected your daily routine and life in general ? (you may include experiences) 2. How has HIV/AIDS socially affected your... Read more »