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Long Term Side Effects Of Procrit

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Chronic anemia?

Dear Dr.I was diagnosed HIV pos 14 months ago, and have been on Atripla for a year now. My Viral load levels are now indetectable, and CD4 went from 280 to 460 after atripla, however my hemoglobin and hematocrit have not changed; my Hb is still 12.4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...routinely monitored and effort should be made to search for underlying causes of anemia (blood loss, occult infections, drug side effects, etc.).Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

long-term side effect from ribavirin

Is there any current research about long-term side effects of ribavirin? The side effect that... Read more »

A Long Term, Long Sleeping Survivor

Dear Dr. Bob,It's been a long time since I've visited this site, but you're obviously still doing... Read more »
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Combivir

...zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One... Read more »
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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 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 Read more »
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Retrovir

... Common Name: zidovudine or AZT Brand Name: Retrovir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet twice 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 »