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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIs your dad HIV infected (this forum is specifically for persons who are HIV+ or their docs who are having side effects of either HIV or from treatment). HU can reduce the platelet count when used in the setting of HIV infection. Keith Henry, M.D.... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeHydroxyurea does suppress the bone marrow and may significantly hold back CD4+ count rises. Your rise is a little higher than I normally see, but still possible. The CD4+ percentage may be a more reliable indicator of the increase, and I would not... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastMy feeling is that combining hydroxyurea and IL-2 is not a good thing and using them together would clearly be in the experimental realm. Hydroxyurea has modest antiretroviral activity and suppresses the immune system to some degree. IL-2... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolHydroxyurea has been used in children, but there are few formal studies. A pilot study of hydroxyurea in combination with stavudine and ddI has recently been published (Kline et al, Pilot study of hydroxyurea in human immunodeficiency virus-infected... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI'm looking to hear from someone who has tried this hyroxyurea. My doctor wants me to try it in combination with other drugs. ANyone out there with exprience?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anyone have a treatment/advice when the combination of ddI and hydroxyurea makes my mouth bone dry and has dropped my blood platelets? Am beginning to find this worrying and uncomfortable. And am a little scared. Please help if you have an idea... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHIV Poz gay man moving to Atlanta looking for a good doc. Six years poz and very healthy; taking two protease inhibitors, an antiviral and hydroxyurea. Wanna make sure the viral load stays undetectable. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesGentlemen,
Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »
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