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Megace Dosing

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Megace and Fat Gain

Would taking Megace help to replace some of the subcutanial fat that I have lost? If so, could a low enough dose be taken that it wouldn't effect my sex drive? If not, is there anything I can do to make it look better?...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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

The Cutting Edge
While that seems to make sense, I have not seen interest in such research. Perhaps the reason why is the potential for negative effects at the high level of therapeutic doses: such as loss of lean tissues, osteonecrosis, and additional hormonal... Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that... Read more »

Megace treatment

I have been offered to start treatment with Megace. I have now read the side effects and I was not... 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 »
HIV i-Base

Dose Optimisation: 50 mg Ritonavir-Boosting, 3TC Dosing and Raltegravir Once-Daily

The issue of dose optimisation is important for several reasons, ranging from finding the right dose for an individual patient that achieves the highest probability of therapeutic success with the lowest risk of adverse events, to as a strategy to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Clinical Trials Show Single Dose of H1N1 Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women, Children Under 10 Need Two Doses

U.S. government data released on Monday confirmedthat a single dose of the vaccine protects pregnant women from the virus, while children under the age of 10 years need two doses of the vaccine, the Washington Post reports. The findings came the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Isentress (Raltegravir): Pediatric Dosing Recommendations and 2 Chewable Tablet Formulations for Pediatric Dosing

On December 21, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration approved dosing recommendations for Isentress (raltegravir) for pediatric patients ages 2 to 18 years and weighing at least 10 kg. In addition a 100 mg scored chewable tablet and 25 mg chewable... Read more »
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HALF DOSING MY MEDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All !! I want to tell everyone that I started taking half of the prescribed doses of my meds about 2 years ago. My T cells remain High (570) and my V load is still undetectable..
I am on viramune,ziagen and zerit. I had an uncle who died... Read more »

dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
hey all you experts out there! I think i may know the answer to this but would like to get some input:

I currently take my meds (Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir) once a day. I take them at 9am (with breakfast, not that you need to know that ) I would like... Read more »

Low-Dose Naltrexone

Posted by renevatio, 1 Reply
Hello all-

I am newly diagnosed, and just getting into the process of researching all about HIV and potential alternative treatments. I am a voracious reader and spend a good bit of time each day reading papers and digging up info on my new internal... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »