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Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...schedule, and not to skip or reduce doses. How Is It Taken? A film-coated tablet of Kaletra was approved in October 2005. The tablet replaces the original gelatin capsule version. Each tablet contains 200 milligrams (mg) of lopinavir and 50 mg of ritonavir. The normal dose is two tablets twice a day or four tablets once a day for patients whose HIV does not have significant resistance to Kaletra. In November 2007, the FDA approved a...
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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 please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...individuals, even those with advanced cancer. It is also used to boost appetite in individuals with other cancers or HIV/AIDS.Megace us the worst drug to use for weight gain. It increases mostly fat mass, hyperglycemia, risks of blood clots and... Read more »

Cost of megace treatment

Which are cheaper Megace tablets or oral suspension?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...I would guess that you would get more milligrams per dollar in the suspension, but you would have to ask your pharmacist what his/her cost is. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D. Read more »

Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not happy. Apart from the rest of steroid treatments it also warned of impotence. Could you recommend any other medicine preferably tablets. I do want to...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...If megestrol acetate (Megace) has been recommended to you, it is likely that you need to gain weight. The type of weight that is gained at therapeutic doses Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can actually lower one's testosterone level.Having been dealing with loss of libido and what seems like genital shrinkage, I am concerned about the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is possible. Megace often leads to weight gain that is of marginal significance. My own use of Megace these days is very minimal due to a variety Read more »
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Etravirine (Intelence)

...skip or reduce doses. How Is it Taken? Etravirine is taken by mouth as a tablet. The normal adult dose is 400 milligrams (mg) a day. In 2010, a 200 mg tablet was approved. Etravirine was originally available in 100 mg tablets. You will take... Read more »
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Wasting Syndrome

...the causes mentioned above. Reducing nausea and vomiting helps increase food intake. Also, appetite stimulants including Megace and Marinol have been used. Megace, unfortunately, is associated with increases in body fat. Marinol (dronabinol)... Read more »
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Lamivudine (Epivir)

...AZT seems to work better for them. How Is Lamivudine Taken? Lamivudine is available in tablets of 150 and 300 milligrams (mg). It is also available in liquid form. The normal dose of lamivudine is 300 mg daily: either one 300 mg tablet daily,... Read more »
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Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...Trizivir is taken by mouth as a tablet. The normal adult dose is one tablet, two times a day. Each tablet includes 300 milligrams (mg) of zidovudine, 150 mg of lamivudine, and 300 mg of abacavir. Trizivir can be taken with food, or between... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

new norvir tablets

Posted by alive2
let me say i love the difference, from the old oil pill. not just the smaller size, the sick gut issues arent bothering me as the old pill did, thank god for new research, it has made a big difference to me. just thought i would mention it, because... Read more »

How big is the Atripla Tablet?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am thinking of switching to Atripla but I heard it was a big tablet. Does anyone know how it compares to Kaletra Tablets? Appreciate the advice. Read more »

40 days negative

Posted by desert, 1 Reply
I got my 40 days ab/ag HIV result non reactive - it is distressing me to some extent, but problems with peeling skin are not. After palms, now skin on my soles started peeling off!!!! Is there any chance I could expect the same results on my 3 month... Read more »