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Lyrica And Hiv

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LYRICA and HIV

I had a severe case of Shingles in March of 2005. It left me with a severe, debilitating case of Post Herpetic Neuralgia which I still suffer from today (especially early morning). I have read that there is a new drug approved called Lyrica which...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...studies have been performed that have been published to determine whether there might be drug interactions between lyrica and your HIV meds, it does not appear there should be any major interactions from what I can tell. The major issue might be... Read more »

Lyrica

It has been stated that people suffering from neuropathy should try Lyrica for this. But I have... Read more »

Lyrica for neuropathy

I have recently been denied to receive Lyrica by my Medicare Part D carrier because my diagnosis is... Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the nerves except for the brain and spinal cord. About 30% of people with HIV develop PN. Some PN is a breakdown of the nerve endings (axons) that send sensations to the brain. Sometimes, PN is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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Toes are numb on both

Posted by Rivy, 6 Replies
Hi, I have been dealing with this for some time now. However, it's gotten worst the past few months and I can't go or do anything without having this neropathy in both my feet toes. Is there anything out there that can cure it without surgery. I... Read more »

Have you experienced weight gain on Seroquel?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...My doctor has prescribed 1/4 mg of Seroquel five times a day to control some of the symptoms of my HIV Associated Dementia. Since I've started taking Seroquel my weight has jumped by 20 pounds. I am too vain to carry this much Read more »

From Social Butterfly to Party Pooper

Posted by Preston110409, 2 Replies
I am into the second week of knowing my diagnosis. It has been tough. My best friend knows as do the guy that I am dating. My ex suspects it probably since I have attempted to reach out to him. Lately I have had a lot of anxiety about changing... Read more »

Infuzeeon - anybody tried it?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...My AIDS specialist has said that she would like me to take Infuzeon. The HIV count in my spinal fluid is @10,000 per ml which is higher Read more »