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secondary hypogonadism treatment

Hello Dr. I have a question: I am currently HIV patients CD4 values 450 and viral load below 20 copies, my treatment is Epzicom and raltegravir.I was recently diagnosed with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (low levels of FSH, LH, testosterone,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Letrozole (Femara) is the chemical name of Novartis selective third generation aromatase inhibitor. Other older aromatase inhibitors include Arimidex (anastrazole), Clomid (clomiphe) and Nolvadex (tamoxifen). Letrozole has a stonger afinity to the... Read more »

hypogonadism and hiv

hello greetings from Caracas Venezuela Doctor!, my query is, I have understood that suffer... Read more »

treatment secondary hypogonadism

Hi nelson, I am writing from Colombia, I'm in treatment of secondary hypogonadism and my... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Treatment of Hypogonadism in Men with HIV Infection

Introduction: A number of endocrine abnormalities have been reported in people infected with HIV. Among these, hypogonadism is well described, particularly as men progress to AIDS and in those who are wasting. Testosterone has both anabolic and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cheap AIDS Drug Pioneer India Faces Many Hurdles on Own Turf

India, while a pioneer in producing generic antiretrovirals (ARVs), is not providing low-cost treatment to many of its own 5.7 million HIV/AIDS patients, some activists and experts say. According to UNAIDS, only 55,000 Indians are receiving... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Generic Drug Maker Ranbaxy to Resubmit Three AIDS Drugs Dropped From WHO Treatment List

Indian generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy plans to resubmit to the World Health Organization by the end of the year three generic antiretroviral drugs that the organization removed from its list of prequalified HIV treatments, according to Ranbaxy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Drug-Treatment Services Need Programs for LGBT Community; Officials Worried About Drug Use in Spread of HIV

Chicago's drug-treatment services need additional programs, as well as cultural-sensitivity training, to better combat substance use problems within the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, according to a city Department of... Read more »
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Our future & the future of drug treatments

Posted by Anonymous
Living with this disease has really made me think about my future and the future of drug treatments. I found a site that I wanted to share with those who are interested in learning more about this, after all, this is our future. The site can be... Read more »

Help! Drugs or no Drugs? Options?

Posted by hblue23, 4 Replies
Hi.

Please excuse the long drawn out story, but I need help and I am scared.


I just had a baby, she's 5 months old now. I was on the HIV meds for the pregnancy because it was necessary to protect her and it is known that your immune system is down... Read more »

hiv meds and "sreet" drugs

Posted by Anonymous
hi

has anyone experienced drugs like ecstasy, coke or ketamine while on HIV meds. Is this affecting the treatment ???

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HIV drugs and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there,
I've been reading through the posts and hope that I am not intruding with my post here. I am doing research for a film on antiretroviral drug treatments for HIV pregnant women and for children. When I started I thought that the options... Read more »