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Long Term Side Effects Of Testim

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Testosterone Gel and Side Effects

My doctor recently put me on Testim to combat a very low testosterone level. Was diagnosed in 1990. (1) How can I slowly come off the Testim without going through "withdrawals"? (2) Should I stop taking it? (3) Does the Testim lead to panic...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...area despite the widespread use of testosterone. Data is also lacking on risks for heart disease and prostate cancer when used long term in large populations of patients. For patients deciding to stop testosterone I have had many who stopped... Read more »

Just Diagnosed

I received my test results on April 29, 2009 and I was reactive to both HIV antibody tests. (I... Read more »

side effects of testosterone

I have been positive for 20 years and am on 5 HIV meds. My Dr. checked my testosterone and it was... 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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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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Understanding HIV-Related Clinical Trials

...Phase I 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... 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 »