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Marinol For Weight Gain

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I was in wasting syndrome when first diagnosed. I'm one of those lucky ppl whose weight never fluctuated no matter how much I ate. Now I'm finding it very dificult to put it back on. I've been tested for parasites, testerone etc and no problems...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...possibly prescribe oxandrolone if you need to gain weight.Resistance exercise with weights and machines can also help you not only increase weight but also increase the right kind of weight (lean body mass)Nelson Read more »

megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight... Read more »

Weight Gain in Cancer & HIV Patients.

I've noticed that there have been several others who have asked the question of how to gain/regain... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...Treated? There is no standard treatment for AIDS wasting. However, successful antiretroviral treatment usually leads to healthy weight gain. Treatments for wasting deal with each of the causes mentioned above. Reducing nausea and vomiting ... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Marijuana Safety Study Completed: Weight Gain, No Safety Problems

...antiretrovirals, or with the immune system. No such problem was found.(1) All three study arms (marijuana, dronabinol, and placebo) gained weight -- not surprisingly as the study was conducted while volunteers remained 24 hours a day in a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Wasting and Metabolic Changes in the Era of HAART

...opportunistic infections (OIs), and are experiencing robust increases in body weight. But do these much heralded reports of weight gain necessarily mean that wasting is no longer a problem? Wasting Syndrome: A Primer All too often, wasting... Read more »
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is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

how can i gain weight being positive

Posted by tracey, 1 Reply
...help is there any thing that i can take to gain weight and keep it on? has anyone ever taken a supplement called juven? DOES IT HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because Read more »

gaining weight

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
...undetectable 47% and i have gained 34lbs. i've been o Atripla for years now & i'm wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same weight gain issue? my doctor is in no way concerned with the weight gain, noting i'm a 36yr old female & i... Read more »