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Is People With HIV Use Minocycline?

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Alot of news recently of minocyclines anti hiv benefits

Was on minocycline for many years for acne, but have recently been switched to Doryx or doxycycline. My question is, are the two drugs close enough for me to still retain the anti hiv benefits? Its said the anti inflamation of the drug some how...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Minocycline may have some beneficial effects for HIV related brain problems but data is scant at this point in our knowledge. It does have anti-inflammatory properties but the actual Read more »

minocycline and haart?

What is your take on adding minocycline to haart therapy auchas Atripla? I recently read a new... Read more »

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... Neurological problems related to HIV disease have long been one of the most difficult complications to diagnose and treat. Before the widespread use of highly active Read more »
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Was concerned now concerned again

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...negative. Had eye surgery on friday. doc said today I have swelling in my eye and it could be a bacterial infection. Gave me Minocycline and i am also using the drops I was given post surgery. i am really down now cause i think that I could be a... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 Or complete the... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Then later on it Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »