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Long Term Side Effects Of Selzentry

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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels There are several types of fat found in the foods we eat includingsaturated, polyunsaturated, and monounsaturated. Saturated fat raisescholesterol the most. It is considered "bad" fat. Polyunsaturated andmonounsaturated fats tend to keep cholesterol low and are considered to be"good" fats. Saturated fat is usually solid at room temperature. It is found in the fatof animal products...
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Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng having a baby next year.I have been on stocrin and truvada for the last two yrs.I know stocrin is not compatable with pregnancy so I need advice as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...serve as a cell's powerhouse) that can cause problems in the heart, nerves, muscles, pancreas, kidneys, and liver. Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI): class of anti-HIV medication. NNRTIs work by blocking reverse... Read more »

Question about Selzentry's side effects?

`My doctor wants to put me on Selzentry/Celsentri. He says that he has had very good immunological responses in his patients, compared with other drugs. Initially I would be on Truvada, Isentress, and Selzentry, but then after a few months of being...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Hello Thank you for your questions.The use of Selzentry (or Maraviroc) is a novel approach to treat HIV infection. There are ongoing discussions about using this drug as part of an Read more »

Future Treatment

Dear Dr. Frascino,I have read most of your answers to the questions that have been posed to you and I respect your honesty. Unfortunately, I recently tested positive and have been trying to learn as much about HIV as I possibly can. I want to know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...different 10 years from today???? Gosh, I have no idea. I seem to be having difficulty remembering the future lately. Kidding aside, obviously none of us has an infallible crystal ball to accurately see what lies ahead. What I can tell you is... Read more »

PEP LONG TERM SIDE EFFECTS

I AM ON PEP FOR 3 DAYS NOW.COMBIVIR AND KALETRA. I FEEL WEAK THIRSTY AND LOSS OF APETITE. After stopping PEP after 28 days am I going to feel normal again as before or this will continue for ever. Also please let me if there are any long term side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...get better after several weeks and usually will clear completely within a week or so after stopping the drugs are stopped. No long term side effects are expected after the drugs are stopped. KH Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Expanded Indication for Selzentry (maraviroc)

...enfuvirtide) adults with evidence of HIV-1 replication despite ongoing antiretroviral therapy. The following points should be considered when initiating therapy with SELZENTRY: Adult patients infected with only CCR5-tropic HIV-1 should use... Read more »
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Long-Term Safety Study of Vicriviroc Presented

...open-label rollover study of just over 200 people who had taken vicriviroc in one of two studies, and found little illness, few side effects, and sustained suppression of HIV for an average of 96 weeks. This study supports the further development... Read more »
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A New Way to Fight HIV: CCR5 Inhibitors

...brand new class of medications that works by what we call a "new mechanism of action," by the way it stops HIV from getting inside of a human T cell. I think that's really the most important thing here because when a medication works by a new... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...$1,101.42 / month for 150 mg or 300 mg tablets Manufacturer contact: ViiV Healthcare, 1 (877) 844-8872 Potential side effects and toxicity: Most common include cough, fever, cold, rash, muscle and joint pain, stomach pain, and... Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...like a nightmare that I can't wake up from. For now, I am feeling hopeful again that I can continue to live and the fear is subsiding somewhat. Has anyone else ever been as morbid as this or am I just a misfit. Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...pharmaceutical companies has undermined such research. The studies are designed to measure safety and efficacy but not long-term side effects of drugs. The lack of research also limits a patient's care, the Times reports."Aids is a very serious... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...still a vigourous twenty year old with a seeming eternity of life before me. Nevetheless, I offer these simple guidelines for long term survival with HIV -- @ Have your blood and liver tested every three months @ Work with your doctor as a... Read more »

long term side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...interesting to hear from anyone that has been on antivirals for a long time(more than 4 years continously)that have minimal or NO side effects. Physical(appearence wise as well as internal) IF anyone out there falls into this catagory I'm sure... Read more »