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Long Term Side Effects Of Epoetin Alfa

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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,
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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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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...year or next year. I am really hoping not to and am holding off. My question is that I've been taking Epogen [generic names: epoetin alfa, erythropoietin] shots for the last couple of months. I inject 1 mL every week. Is there a long-term effect... Read more »

Long Term Side Effects

Has there been any findings on the long term side effects from HIV & other combined meds now that HIV+ people are living longer?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...available now for 10+ years. Many newer regimens appear to have lower rates of side effects but interpretation is hampered by less long term follow-up. In general the rate of serious long term side effects over time seems to be stable or in... Read more »

long term side effect of sustiva or combivir

I am taking Sustiva and Combivir for for two years. Even if i had some difficulties now i am fine and all the side effects are gone but there is one thing i can't understand. I am an accounting full time student and lately i can not concentrate at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sustiva can cause long term central nervous system side effects including decrease concentration though for most patients on long term Sustiva that is not Read more »
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Longer Dosing Intervals of Epoetin Alfa Are Effective in Maintaining Hemoglobin Levels in Anemic, HIV-Infected Patients

...associated with a significant decrease in survival in patients with HIV/AIDS. Subsequently, recombinant human erythropoietin (epoetin alfa, Procrit) was approved as an alternative treatment option for anemic HIV-positive patients taking AZT.... Read more »
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Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...What Is DNCB? What Are the Benefits of DNCB? Why Did People With HIV Use DNCB? How Was DNCB Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does DNCB Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What Is... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...trial tests a drug in a small number of participants (usuallyless than 80) to determine a safe dosage and to record the side effects of thedrug. Phase I trials usually last a few days to a few weeks. Phase II: Is the drug effective?... 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
...NIH-funded Multi-Site Aids Cohort Study - which has followed 2 000 subjects nationwide for the past 25 years - will examine the effects of HIV and Aids and ageing over the next five years. MACS investigators and other researchers say the slow... 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 »

Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Effects on the AIDS Virus, Cancer and the Immune System. by Richard Kozlenko DPM, Ph.D M.P.H. and Ronald H. Henson. Copyright 1998 Read more »