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Megace 400 Mg Daily

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Marinol vs. Megace

i just had a visit. CD4 count is 180 and viral load is less than 400.I am horrified at losing weight. I am and have always been a petite woman(even after the births of 3 children)I have tried Megace and it seems to work well in terms of assisting...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Both marinol and megace are appetite stimnulants which generally help people with HIV gain weight. Both are reasonably safe; marinol has very few side effects other than a "buzz" that some people feel with higher doses. I don't... 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... Read more »

Physical Effects of Viral Lode Over 400,000?

My best friend has a viral lode approaching 500,000. He is taking a new regiment of new drugs(that... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Post-Election Violence in Kenya Preventing Nearly 2,400 From Accessing Antiretrovirals, AIDS Council Says

Post-election violence in Kenya has prevented 2,391 HIV-positive people from accessing antiretrovirals, the country's National AIDS Control Council recently said, Business Daily/AllAfrica.com reports. More than 300,000 people have been internally... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Viramune XR (Nevirapine) 400 mg Extended Release Tablet

On March 25, 2011, FDA approved Viramune XR (nevirapine) 400 mg extended release tablet. Viramune XR is indicated for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults. The approval is based on one... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Aetna Drops Lawsuit Over 400% Price Increase of Abbott's Antiretroviral Drug Norvir

Aetna , the nation's third-largest health insurer, on Thursday "abruptly" dropped a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco against Abbott Laboratories over the drug company's recent 400% price increase for its... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Whitman-Walker Clinic Closes Maryland Facility, Raises More Than $400,000 at AIDS Walk Washington

The Washington, D.C.-based Whitman-Walker Clinic on Friday shut down its Takoma Park, Md., facility because of budget constraints, the Washington Post reports (Sheridan, Washington Post , 10/2). WWC -- which serves about 7,000 HIV-positive... Read more »
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"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Here the mainstream proves itself wrong yet again, but ignores the obvious implications of its own research in the following article, "Daily Vitamin Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times, July 1, 2004.

If a vitamin can prevent illness, then what's... Read more »

less than 400 copies / mL -- Diagnosis Q.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear Friends:

I had a PCRDNA test and the result I got was "less than 400 copies / mL", I enquired and the lab said they had found no hiv but that the accuracy was limited to less than 400 copies, so if I had 50 they wouldn't be able to detect it. I... Read more »

thoughts after browsing 400+ pages

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Thoughts after browsing all 400+ pages of posts

WowI just finished browsing thru the posts on every damn page in this forum. Over 400 pages. I did not read every message, but read a whole lot of them. A lot of them made me feel better, some... Read more »

< 400 copies of HIV RNA per 1 ml of plasma (????)

Posted by Anonymous

PCR RNA @ 28 Days...

Is this a woo-hoo ?
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