Is There Any Problem With Taking Acyclovir While On HIV Meds
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Stanford University, School of Medicine1. You can take it on a daily basis. I have several patients on such a regimen. However, acyclovir is NOT a substitute for a potent HIV regimen. Given your relatively normal CD4 count, it is not unreasonable to use it alone for HSV preventative... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastIt is common for CD4 cells to vary quite a bit and two readings that show an apparent increase (or decrease) may just be due to chance. Unless you have recurrent herpes infections that are breaking through on daily acyclovir there is no good reason... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESSide effects of medications are a common problem in the managment of therapy.There are a ton of tips, tricks and methods to minimize side effects of therapy-- when are you taking your medications? Are you taking them with meals? What type of food-... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastWe always try to explain an anomalous viral load spike by blaming it on an intercurrent viral infection. In your case the herpes outbreak may well have been the inciting event. Herpes simplex virus can act as a trigger for activation of HIV-infected... Read more »
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Posted by worriedman460, 3 RepliesOk. I did a stupid thing.
2 times oral, 2 times vaginal unprotected intercourse on New Year's eve. no excuse for it....
Anyway, I got a real quick cold a couple weeks in... cleared up within a couple weeks.
a month afterwards, i got a small lesion... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI'm traveling to Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice?... Read more »
Posted by DJones, 5 RepliesI have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 16 Repliesi was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »
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