Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Is There Any Problem With Taking Viagra While On HIV Meds

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Test Positive Aware Network

Viracept

... Common Name: nelfinavir Brand Name: Viracept Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: 1,250 mg taken as either two 625 mg tablets or five 250 mg tablets twice daily with food. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not
Ask the Experts

Is it ok to take ED meds while on HIV meds? (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Robert hope all is well with you during these holidays. My question and I'm sure you have had your fair of this question is I am currently on Isentress, Norvir and Reyataz and also take libitor for my cholystrol levels. Is it ok to take...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You should talk to your HIV specialist about your erectile dysfunction (ED) problem. It's possible you may have an easily correctable problem, such as low Read more »

HIV and Cialis

I am Hiv positive and have been take Cialis from time to time but I was recently told Cialis and HIV meds do not mix. Is that true and if so what about Viagra or is there something else out there.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The problem with Cialis and HIV drugs involves protease inhibitors primarily. Use of protease inhibitors can increase the blood levels of Cialis (tadalafil) Read more »

ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Erectile dysfunction medications require dose adjustment when used concurrently with certain HIV medications (see below). Your current regimen of Viramune plus Truvada does not require dose adjustment.Regarding your ED, your Read more »

erection and safe herbal med

I on Atripla for a year and positive for 8 yrs. My sex drive is very low and I have problem maintaining erection. I am taking androgel for the last 16 months, but still I have the problem of maintaing erection. Are any of the herbal med like...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The is no published scientifc data (peer reviewed journal) that ProCalisX is either effective or safe in the setting of HIV infection on treatment. Viagra like drugs are often helpful in that setting. KH Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Rescriptor

...complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Rescriptor (delavirdine) was approved for the treatment of HIV infection in 1997. The dosing regimen of this antiretroviral is a good example of the large number of pills that had... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Aptivus

... Common Name: tipranavir (TPV) Brand Name: Aptivus Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 250 mg capsules with two 100 mg capsules of Norvir, both twice daily. Must Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health problems and can prevent HIV drugs from entering the system and fighting HIV. It's best to report these... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Norvir

... Common Name: ritonavir Brand Name: Norvir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: New 100 mg tablets that don't require refrigeration became available as PA went to Read more »
Connect With Others

Sexual problems for positive boyfriend and I

Posted by mandaree23, 1 Reply
...advice. I hope that should I ever be diagnosed with an illness that there is a community so open-minded and caring as the HIV/AIDS community. Read more »

penile problems...

Posted by dcgbowler, 2 Replies
...I am having problems with keeping an erection. I also have high blood pressure and diabetes along with HIV. Is there anyone else who can advise me on what to do? Read more »

Let the meds begin!

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...some test results back and discovered that my CD4 has dropped significantly! 194 to be exact!! My PCP has asked that I see my HIV Specialist asap and begin meds. I've been putting off the appointment all week. I've struggled to get out of bed.... Read more »

Several health problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have been diagnosed with Aids 2 years and a half. Since then many things have been going wrong, kidney stones,hip necrosis,skin problems,severe vertigo,etc. Read more »