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List Of Hiv Drugs And Side Effects

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including
Ask the Experts

street drugs adverse side effects with hiv drugs.

Dr Bob,My Friends and I are going to palm springs in October,we are planning to take an ecstasy.We rarely take the drug and don't plan to make a habit of it.None of use are taking Protease Inhibitors; but all of us take Sustiva and viramune along...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Guys,Hopefully you were at my talk on Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll the other night. We covered this topic in detail. I would be delighted to review that information with you but we are devoting this forum exclusively to issues of fatigue and... Read more »

street drugs - adverse side effects with hiv drugs

My Friends and I are going to palm springs in October, we are planning to take an ecstasy. We rarely take the drug and don't plan to make a habit of it. None of use are taking Protease Inhibitors; but all of us take Sustiva and viramune along with...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well, sorry to hear its been a bad year... and hope you have a good time. Without too much regret the next morning...As for drug interactions -- the expected interactions between either Sustiva or Viramune would be to decrease the level by some... Read more »

Unusual side effects of hiv drugs

I am a 40 year old female, and have been diagnosed HIV positive for 10 years. I am currently taking 2 protease inhibiters and two antiretroviral drugs. I have been experiencing body fat re-distribution and what I consider severe neuropathy numbness...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...as well. Optimal nutrition, hormone balance, and exercise might help. Again, switching to drugs that might not cause that effect might help (from a PI to nevirapine or abacavir) or from D4T to abacavir but that is based on soft data at this... Read more »

Do certain excipients in HIV medications cause side effects?

I was wondering whether certain excipients in HIV medications cause certain side effects in HIV positive patients? Such as propylene glycol or ethanol commonly used in HIV medications?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...drug but to the non-drug contents of the old capsule. Thankfully, this type of situation is not too common...but should be considered if a particular symptom seems to elude explanation. Read more »
Articles
PositiveWords

A Woman's View of HIV Drug Side Effects

... HIV drugs help HIV+ people live longer lives with fewer illnesses. But there are potential side effects associated with all of the drugs. Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HIV Drug Side Effects

Acknowledgements and Credits Introduction Appetite Loss Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy Bone Death and Destruction Avascular Necrosis Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiac Concerns Diarrhea Fatigue ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Drug Linked to Serious Liver Side Effects, Health Canada Warns

...(darunavir) that serious liver side effects have been linked to the drug. Prezista is used, in combination with ritonavir and other HIV drugs, for patients who have failed other antiretroviral therapy. Among Prezista patients studied in clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: HIV Drugs Lauded, but Side Effects Severe

...continue and survival rates improve." But while the drugs can extend some patients' lives, they can also produce severe side effects including nausea, fatigue, damaged internal organs and abnormal fat distribution called lipodystrophy. People on... Read more »
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PAID HIV STUDY - WOMEN IN THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA

Posted by Anonymous
...antiretroviral regimen, you may be qualified to participate. You will be asked to provide your opinions about different aspects of HIV drugs, such as dosing and side effects. SCHEDULE: MONDAY OCTOBER 30, 2006, AFTERNOON SESSIONS. HONORARIUM:... Read more »

DUDE's NEWS

Posted by DUDE
...injection, and that would boost their immune system, rather than having to take up to 15 pills day." Dr Williams said current HIV drugs had side effects such as nausea. Also, they had to be taken every day to ensure the HIV virus does not have... Read more »

DUDE'S news

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...their immune system, rather than having to take up to 15 pills day." Dr Williams said current HIV drugs had side effects such as nausea. Also, they had to be taken every day to ensure the... Read more »

HIV side effects? (heart attacks & seizures)

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
I'm starting to post more here, and hope I'm not bothering anyone by it. I'm just looking to get further educated. Anyways, my 33 year old boyfriend is pos and I who am 27 are neg. We've been talking about having a baby (in another post) but... Read more »