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

Long Term Side Effects Of Bio-alcamid

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

New-Fill or Bio-Alcamid

Dr. Moyle,I was wondering which treatment seems to be more safe for usage in the long run. I am a bit concerned about the effects of foreign substances injected into the body but definitely need to do something. Your advice is valued! Thanks...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Well Jennifer, of those two only NewFill is fully biodegradeable but bioachimid despite being 'permanent' can actually (at least partially) be removed. Both substances have substantial long term safety experience, in fact substances like... Read more »

Bio-Alcamid

Six years of Zerit has left my face pretty scrawny...I'm not getting real good feedback about... Read more »

Bio Alcamid/Sculptra/or other

Thanks very much for your response on "changing meds/facial wasting". We (my partner and... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

As mentioned in our previous CATIE News story , some older anti-HIV agents have been associated with lipoatrophy, specifically changes in the appearance of the face. Most anti-HIV drugs used today are not associated with this problem. However, for... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Managing Long-Term Side of Effects of HIV Therapy

You've Come a Long Way, Baby Antiretroviral therapy (HAART, ART, or anti-HIV medicines) has indeed come a long way in the last 25 years. ART has allowed for individuals who are HIV-positive to live longer lives. New ART medicines and classes of ART... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Raltegravir: Long-Term Results

Knowledge about the long-term safety and effectiveness of potent combination HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) is essential particularly if HIV-positive people are expected to take these medicines for the rest of their life. As mentioned... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Examines Long-Term Effects of Antiretroviral Drug Regimens

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sunday examined the long-term effects of antiretroviral drug regimens. Although antiretroviral drugs can lengthen the life span of people living with HIV/AIDS, taking the drugs for an extended period of time can... Read more »
Connect With Others

BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
The arrival of Bio-Alcamid is exceptional news to men and women suffering from Lipoatrophy, the disfiguring condition that is often a result of the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection and AIDS.


BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA... Read more »

long term side effects(lack of)

Posted by Anonymous
For women who have been on antivirals continuously for a while (more than four to five years)and have not had any side effects or minimal ones,could you please share your experiences. What you are taking, what you experienced(if it resolved while on... Read more »

long term side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It would be 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... Read more »

PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »