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Induced Hepatitis

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antiHIV meds induced hepatitis

Hi from Croatia. I am 34 yo male. I have been on anti HIV meds (efavirenz, abacavir, 3TC) since february 2004. until march 2007 when usual screening show ALT over 700 and AST over 200. Never had eleveted enzymes before. Ultrasound of liver and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Is there any sign of hepatitis B or fatty liver (other common causes of liver elevation in this setting)? Trying Kaletra instead of Sustiva (efavirenz) or Read more »

Pulled off meds because of drug induced hepatitis

I started Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir 9/26/08, last week a routine liver function test came back... Read more »

E.D. From Atripla? 2

Forgot to mention that I do use Viagra 100 MG and still get the limp result or erect for just a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

...than androgen could be a promising therapy for liver cancer." The full report, " Androgen Receptor Promotes Hepatitis B Virus-Induced Hepatocarcinogenesis Through Modulation of Hepatitis B Virus B RNA Transcription ," was published in Science... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...reported. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience: Hepatotoxicity (serious liver problem). Patients with chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, or abnormal liver function tests before being treated with darunavir, should be monitored closely.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updates to Prezista (Darunavir) Tablets Labeling

...potential drug-drug interaction with rosuvastatin. In the WARNINGS section, the following has been added: "Hepatotoxicity Drug-induced hepatitis (e.g., acute hepatitis, cytolytic hepatitis) has been reported with PREZISTA/rtv. During the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Hepatitis C Infection on Progression of HIV Disease and Early Response to Initial Antiretroviral Therapy

...confounding conditions. Factors significantly confounding the risk of both death and diagnosis of an AIDS-OI were alcoholism, drug-induced hepatitis, and the type of ART prescribed. Acute and chronic hepatitis B infection confounded the risk of... Read more »
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Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »

To John In London

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
hi there. i've never even heard of a bdna. i've had a dna at i think it was 7 weeks past exposure and i've had a negative 3 month elisa (3rd generation). i'm concerned what you said about the bdna, that it picks up strains found in europe and not... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...cell recognition. CTL lines and bulk cultures in two HLA-A2-transgenic mouse strains showed that RT-2L9V was more effective in inducing CTL reactive with wild-type Ag than RT-1Y2L9V, despite the higher affinity of the latter, because the 1Y... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...amphetamines, Amyl nitrites). Amyl nitrite is a sex drug, that is almost exclusively used in homosexual community and which is induced in large quantities via inhalation. Nitrates are, testable in animal research and in lymphocyte cultures,... Read more »