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How To Treat Hepatotoxicity

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REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health !can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longtermadministration of reyataz (atazanavir) can have on active untreated hbvin a coinfected patient ?the reyataz patient info leaflet states :reyataz can...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...You should certainly be treating your HBV along with your HIV. It is very convenient now with 3TC, FTC, and tenofovir which are all active against HBV. Reyataz Read more »

REYATAZ, WHAT ARE ITS "WORSENING" / HEPATOTOXIC EFFECTS ?

dear dr. d good day and good health ! can you state with specificity what effect(s) short-/longterm... Read more »

From Efivarenz to nevirapin

Hi Doc. My husband and I are planning to have a baby. I am on Efivarenz and Lamzid currently. How... Read more »
Articles
AIDSinfo

Hepatotoxicity

...Viracept. What is hepatotoxicity? Hepatotoxicity is a general term for liver damage. Medications, including those used to treat HIV infection, may cause hepatotoxicity. Hepatotoxicity has developed in HIV infected people taking anti-HIV... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...similarities between HIV-positive men and women, there are some sex/gender-related differences with important HIV prevention and treatment implications. These differences range from the interaction of HIV and the female immune system, to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Severe Hepatotoxicity During Combination Antiretroviral Treatment: Incidence, Liver Histology, and Outcome

...Twenty-six cases of SH were observed with an incidence of 4.2 per 100 person-years. SH incidence was not significantly different by treatment regimen (four per 100 person-years in patients treated with two nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

...away if you experience blistering, mouth sores, conjunctivitis (redness or inflammation of the eye, or pink eye, which if untreated may result in permanent vision loss), swelling, muscle or joint aches, fever or malaise (general ill feeling). Do... Read more »
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Should i Start medication???

Posted by coconyc, 3 Replies
...Hi im Coco from nyc I though the benefit or getting tested its to find out the virus in a early time so u can get a good treatment that prolong ur life in a better condition, i got my first results a month ago and i got CD4:276 and VL: 3616, so... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
... Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people. 1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. Read more »