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Long Term Side Effects Of Megace Es

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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
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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 »

serostim vs. megestrol

HiMy brother in law has severe wasting. He is in a long term facility at the moment. He has been in a hospital for 6months. He went in not knowing he was HIV. He has had numerous complications, and has managed through all of them. He is in late...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...to be of much use here. But, more importantly is whether your borther-in-law is receiving hospice care or if there is a consideration that he can recover. You did not indicate his CD4 cell count but if indeed he does have AIDS and is not... 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 »

Serostim

Dear Doctors,I am wasting according to BIA and scale. My doctor thinks I would benefit greatly from Serostim. Have been through all the others unsuccessfully, Megace, Marinol, Ensure, Oxandrin.My question is side effects. I am a 42 year old female...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...hormone (Serostim). But, it is still possible to give you a general idea of what you can expect.First, there are only modest side effects, at least early on, in most patients. Some people get fluid retention. After a longer period, say several... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...taken with an empty stomach, or with a meal. It can be difficult for some people with AIDS to eat when they're hungry. Drug side effects such as nausea, changes in the sense of taste, or tingling around the mouth also decrease appetite.... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...experience GI symptoms at first such as: Diarrhea Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite Pains Gas When these symptoms occur as side effects of HIV treatment, they are usually mild, and tend to go away after the a few days or weeks as your... Read more »
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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 »
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hello everyone...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... the payments on em. I REFUSE to start protease inhibitors until more is know about them and the LONG TERM (3 to 5 year) EFFECTS on both the user and the virus. If I can keep the virus at bay ... Read more »

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 »