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Medicines That Cause Male Hypogonadism

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How to Read a Package Insert

... Table of Contents What's in the Package Insert How Should I Use the Package Insert? When you are considering or starting a new HIV medicine, your doctor will discuss some basic information with you. When you get the prescription filled, you usually receive additional written information. This may be just a brief summary provided by the pharmacy, or you may receive
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Stop taking medicine (WHAT DOES UNDETECTABLE MEAN,2011)

Hi Dr,I live with my cousin who is HIV positive. We are just roommates, nothing freaky like that. I'm really concerned about him. He was taking the medicine (multiple pill form) for almost a year and he became undetectable. He has since lost his job...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cousin is either misinformed or in denial; most likely the latter, as he was clearly advised not to stop antiretroviral therapy (ART) once he started it. Regarding what undetectable means, perhaps I should back up a bit and explain what a... Read more »

When will the fatigue go away?

Dear specialists.Thanks for taking your time to answer questions on this good site that I have learned so much from during the past years since being infected. I probably got hiv in autumn 2003, diagnosed january 2004. Male, 54 years from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV-associated fatigue is extremely common and extremely annoying as well! There are many potential underlying conditions that could be causing or contributing to your fatigue. Often the "cause" turns out to be "causes." In other words the... Read more »

regarding steroids

Hi Vergel!Not so long ago I asked you a question regarding use of hormones/steroids etc. You advised me to take all blood tests such as: free testosterone, thyroid, estradiol, Dhea, insulin, glucose. My doctor took some of these tests, not all cause...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...PhysicianBy Michael Mooney The Anabolic Steroid Act of 1990 created grave misunderstandings about the legal status of steroids as medicines to the public and to physicians trying to help their patients. This law states that androgenic-anabolic... Read more »

homeopathis medicine

Im taking homeopathic medicine for my hay fever. Is it safe to use them with my ARVS (Kaletra, Truvada, Isentress)
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
...Generally yes. The amounts of medicine in homeopathic medicines is very low. It would be different if you were using large amounts of these materials that could also Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...two antiretroviral drugs: emtricitabine (Emtriva) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Both of these medicines are called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Herbalism

...Herbalism? Healers in many different health traditions use herbs. This fact sheet discusses herbs as a part of traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine is at least 2,500 years old. It views the human body as a system of energy... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination of the two antiretroviral drugs: lamivudine (Epivir) and zidovudine (Retrovir). Both of these medicines are nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...zidovudine are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children. Because these three medicines frequently are prescribed together, the manufacturer has combined them into one tablet. Trizivir was approved... Read more »
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Free HIV medicine

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
I have figured out a way to get my HIV medication for free. It does not cost me one penny at all, thank God! Im sure no one is interested so I wont bother posting the details. Read more »

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HIV - Medicine Early? Support?

Posted by bigdog2007, 3 Replies
...always averaging around 550-600. I started Truvada and Sustiva in March of 2006. My question, first of all is, did the starting medicine early really accomplish anything? With the medicine started early, is there anyway that maybe my body... Read more »

Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream? www.holistichealthtopics.com/HMG...ream ... It is claimed that a paradigm shift is occurring Read more »