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Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. The dosing needs to be adjusted for people who have decreased kidney function. It is also available as an oral solution; for children 0-3 months the dose is 3 mg per 2.2 lbs....
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please help ive searched everywhere to no avail

i have aids and hep c i also have reflux bad and a hienal hernia which we are starting to work on fixing but i have had 10 teeth break or fall out including crowns bridges ect.. i live in okkalossa county florida and im trying to find a dentist with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Any reader who knows of a dental clinic that sees unisnsured patients that is located near Okkalossa County Florida please post. I would try to see where the closest Ryan White Supported Dental Program is. Many community AIDS organizations and HIV... Read more »

Caught UTI :-(

Hello Doc Thanks for this wonderful forum. I really admire your work and just love how cool you are with everything in life. I wish i was the same! My problem starts here. I had one sexual encounter with a WL when i was single almost 2 years ago ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Admirer,Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common ailments and can be caused by a variety of pathogens. You should be evaluated by your doctor to ascertain if what you are experiencing is a UTI or some other problem. Once a diagnosis is made,... Read more »

Extremely low HDLs

I'm 40 years old and have been HIV+ for going on 9 years. For the last six months, I've been battling to bring up my HDLs. Last summer I began taking Oxandrolone 10mg BID to bring my weight up (at the time I was 150# and 5'10"). In August of 2009,...
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
You may have a genetic change in your DNA that doesn't allow you to make certain proteins effectively associated with HDL. This likely requires a specialist in lipid metabolism to confirm this and solve this problem. Most of the remedies to increase... Read more »

Ditch Ziagen for Isentress?? Help

First, thanks for helping all of us. You're the Best!! I was Dx w/ HIV (Tcells:195)/HVC/HVB/malaria/HVD/west nile/lyme's/EBV in 3/07 at the time I was also Dx'd for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma large cell B - central nervous system stage 4. I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Sounds like you've made a very heartwarming recovery and your future looks bright.Assuming that you don't have any issues with baseline resistance, there's probably little additional benefit for you to be on a 4 drug... Read more »
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Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
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Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate and lamivudine Brand Name: Epzicom Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or... Read more »
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Common Name: lamivudine or 3TC Brand Name: Epivir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day (or one 150 mg tablet twice... Read more »
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Common Name: abacavir sulfate Brand Name: Ziagen Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: Two 300 mg tablets once a day... Read more »
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HIV risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I think this is low risk but just want some advice... Visited 8 call girls over the past few years - HIV status unknown in each case. Vaginal sex each time with a condom which worked well (no splits or spills). On one occasion I gave oral... Read more »

Worried about my 5 year old

Posted by Kae, 3 Replies
This is a rather strange situation. I took my daughter to my work office where she went to the public restroom. I let her go in the stall while I was fixing my hair and when she came out her hand were wet and she was holding a small piece of feces... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not? 17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test? Does it affect the test at all?... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was exposed to hep c on 8-16-05. went through lynphadenopathy sorethroat yellow eyes for a week went to the doctor they tested me for hep a hep b hep c all are negative. i ask the experts on this post but they never answerd my question can i... Read more »