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Is There Any Problem With Taking Clonazepam While On HIV Meds

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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Problem Taking My Meds

Dear Doc. I'm not sure whats wrong with me, Since 1994 I was tested positive for the hiv virus. I'ts now 2003 and I have full blown aids, I can't for the life of me, take the meds. I'm on Kaletra and trizavir, For years its been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Side 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 »

hiv meds and kidney problems

I have been on meds for 5yrs. It has been changed going on three times now. The first time, I was on Reyataz, Norvir, and Truvada, but started having kidney stones every three months after three years of taking it. Then I was switched to Atripla,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If you have developed significant kidney problems while taking tenofovir then a switch to an abacavir based regimen often makes sense. If you are HLA B5701 negative then the risk for a serious hypersensitivity reaction from abacavir is very small so... Read more »

Clonazepam and Nusic. Will it affect test result?

Dear my optimistic funny doc,I have been suffering from anxiety about HIV infection while waiting to get tested. I visited my psychiatrist to help me coping with fear and axiety disorder. She put me on Nusic (Paracetamol 500 mg and Orphenadrine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jinx,Your medications will not affect your HIV test results. I'd suggest you open wide, pop your pills and get those meds onboard without delay. As Bobby McFerrin sings, "Don't Worry, Be Happy."Good luck. I truly doubt you are... Read more »

alprazolam & clonazepam

Hi doc, thanks for your time. I have been on Atripla for almost one month and a half. Still with some dizziness after I take it at night. I have been very stressed because of work and starting treatment. My doctor suggested me to take weather...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There can be a drug interaction or additive central nervous system effects with those drugs and efavirenz in the Atripla so caution is advised with using them together often starting at low doses and making sure you are not in a potentially... Read more »
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taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
I'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 »

22 poz..stopped taking meds/not disclosing status

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
i 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 »

When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »

CONSTIPATION ISSUES ON MEDS TAKING

Posted by Jet, 3 Replies
Recently a toxoplasma infection got me admitted to the hospital and the test result of my blood came HIV+.(First time with a CD4 COF 130.oN MY DISCHARGE DAY,i was pricribed Adiazine,daraprim,Losec,leucovorin and dexametozone which till now is... Read more »