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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 »

Will Megace help bring back needed fat?

Everyone I know of dogs Megace as only bringing back fat. As a lipoatophy sufferer would Megace... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australian Minister Announces $400 Million to Fight AIDS

On Monday, Australia's Foreign Minister Alexander Downer announced his government was boosting HIV/AIDS spending for the Asia-Pacific region by $400 million (U.S. $352 million), to $1 billion total (U.S. $880 million). The funding boost was not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets -- United States, April 2008

The only current CDC-recommended options for treating Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections are from a single class of antibiotics, the cephalosporins. Within this class, ceftriaxone, available only as an injection, is the recommended treatment for... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Efavirenz at 400 mg Compared to Standard 600 mg Dose Has Similar efficacy With Fewer Side effects

Results from the ENCORE1 study comparing efavirenz at a reduced compared to standard dose in treatment naive patients, were presented as an oral later breaker by Rebekah Puls from the University of New South Wales, Sydney. 1 This was a... Read more »
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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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Help need answer?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was exposed about 8 weeks ago.. had all the symptoms. Dr. did a quantative PCR at 7 weeks. The viral load bottom on the test was 400. It came back negative or below the 400 does this mean I'm not infected? That's what he told me. But i was... Read more »