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Megace Use With Heart Patients

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Oxadrin y Megace para el desgaste fiscico

Mi doctor me ha recetado oxadrin y megace para combatir el desgaste fiscico que he sufrido en la cara y en las piernas, pero desde que una es tetosterona y la otra una hormona femenina mi pregunta es: una con otra no se eliminan? para mi resulta una...
Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Response from Pablo Tebas, M.D.

Washington University St. Louis, MO - Facultad de Medicina
El Megace es un estimulante del apetito, que en estudios controlados se ha asociado a una ganancia de peso de uno a 4 Kg, generalmente grasa. Ocasionalmente puede producir un descenso de los niveles de testosterona y conducir a lo que llamamos... 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 »

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 »
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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

Australia: Higher Heart Attack Risk for HIV Patients

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is releasing today a new resource on cardiovascular health for people with HIV. The move follows the publication of a nine-year study of nearly 3,000 U.S. patients, which found that those with HIV were more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heart Trouble Early and Often in HIV Patients

People with HIV, even those whose virus is well-suppressed by treatment, have a greater risk of heart attack than their uninfected peers, and at an earlier age, new research shows. Dr. Priscilla Y. Hsue, a cardiologist at San Francisco General... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Higher in HIV Patients

Sudden cardiac death, which occurs when the heart unexpectedly stops, was second only to AIDS as a leading cause of death among HIV patients in a new 10-year study. The results indicate that even if their virus is under control and they appear... Read more »
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Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
From the Sunday January 6, 2008 New York Times Front Section

CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream.

Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays.
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

she has no heart..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can a person go to jail for lying to some one about there hiv status...and then get them infected..and still deny it all...i had afreind who i now know isi + and i asked her ...andn she denied it...an knows my family suffers of the desease...can the... Read more »