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Meds Used For Hiv Treatments

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hiv meds and sinusitis treatment

I have severe sinusitis and my doctor prescribed me zinnat twice a day 500mg and also antihistaminicum rupafin once a day.I take epivir retrovir and stocrin. Is there any interaction with my meds or i can take them without to worry? thanks
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Short use of an antibiotic such as Zinnat (efuroxime) and a second generation anti-histamine with your HIV regimen is usually OK. KH Read more »

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When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »

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I had a mammogram that caused an alert with the doctors, they also did an ultrasound, they want me to have an MRI and a biopsy, has anyone gone through hiv and breast cancer (possible breast cancer) treatment Read more »