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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 of concerns about side effects and efficacy. KH... Read more »

Marinol vs. Megace

i just had a visit. CD4 count is 180 and viral load is less than 400.I am horrified at losing... Read more »

how to switch from daily dose of Isentress to twice daily

I've been taking Truvada and Isentress for the past 18 months with great... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, despite policies requiring the assignments, according to a review of the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Once-Daily Prezista Dosing for Treatment-Experienced Adults

On December 13, 2010, FDA approved new labeling for Prezista (darunavir) to include a once daily dosing for treatment-experienced adult patients with no darunavir resistance associated substitutions. The major revisions to the package insert are... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Dual Protease Inhibitors Gain Ground

Adding Ritonavir to Boost Saquinavir Once-Daily and Twice-Daily Regimens with Indinavir Plus Ritonavir Kaletra: Abbott Joins the Bandwagon Bringing Amprenavir Back from the Edge What Is the Real Benefit? Selected Sources The past couple of... 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 »

Daily Survival Kit

Posted by daisey6205, 1 Reply
1) TOOTHPICK - to remind you to pick out the good qualities in others.

2) RUBBER BAND - to remind you to be flexible, things might not always go the way you want, but it will work out.

3) BAND AID - to remind you to heal hurt feelings, yours or... Read more »

DAILY DIET

Posted by CHERUB, 5 Replies
I was wondering if anyone HIV+ had a religious diet? Like do you avoid certain foods, i.e., chicken or ground beef? Just curious.

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