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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, a person must take the correct dose sothat the right amount of drug...
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Drug addiction and HIV/AIDS

Hi Doc,My boyfriend was diagnosed with AIDS about 9 months ago when he went into the hospital for PCP pneumonia. At that time his CD4 count was 6 and his VL was very high. Since he's been on the meds (Truvada, Norvir, and Reyataz), for about...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
I'm glad to hear your boyfriend is responding well to the medications, but I am concerned about his drug use. As I have noted in other responses in this forum, recreational drugs do interact with HIV medications, particularly Norvir.... Read more »

Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS

Thank you so much for your help in this forum. I tested negative for HIV in August and October 2000. I was however, hospitalized in October 2003 with pneumosistis pneumonia with an AIDS diagnosis, cd4 of 25 and a viral load of over 1,000,000....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, congratulations on your remarkable recovery viral load over a million plummeting to undetectable and CD4s skyrocketing from 25 to over 319! BRAVO! Regarding substance abuse and HIV progression, yes, certain illegal substances had... Read more »


Hello Dearest Experts, Although it may be true that Hiv Meds might prolong progression to ARC (Aids Related Complications) it seems that the current medicines out to treat the disease are deliquent and inconsistent in allowing patients who spend...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Craig-We do indeed need a new generation of antiretrovirals that are less toxic and maybe we are just starting to see this happen. But, I will tell you, I am a glass half full kind of guy. In my early HIV career I did research on CMV retinitis... Read more »

Anti-arythmic drugs and HIV drugs

Is there any difficulty taking anti-arthmia drugs when on Hartt treatment? My cardiologist told me he woud not dare prescribe any as the interaction with HIV treatment is unknow. I have been infected since 1980, am undetectable since 2003 with T4 in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many cardiac drugs, including drugs for cardiac arrhythmia, can be taken with Atripla and /or boosted protease inhibitors though the choices have to be made carefully often with input from a pharmacist familiar with HIV drugs. For examples, calcium... Read more »
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search for HIV/AIDS drugs

Posted by Anonymous
Search for HIV/AIDS drugs by just leaving your computer on.
See FightAIDS@home for details.

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HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people infected with HIV and included supplements and complementary therapies. These kept me healthy and were... Read more »

Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... Read more »

Women don't get Aids unless they are drug users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was a drug user and was "labelled" hiv positive (meaning I had the antibodies against hiv which usually under every other disease means you are immune) anyway, it almost killed me when I started taking those toxic pills. aAnd then I decided to... Read more »