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Megace Use With Heart Patients

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many women do not believe
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megace to gain weight

i am a healthy person weighing 80 but height 6 feet so i want to use megace to gain body weight please do tell me the way to achieve my goal
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...individuals, even those with advanced cancer. It is also used to boost appetite in individuals with other cancers or HIV/AIDS.Megace us the worst drug to use for weight gain. It increases mostly fat mass, hyperglycemia, risks of blood clots and... 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 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 Read more »

megace for casual gainers

I belong to a Yahoo Group, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/guyguts , and one of its member is suggesting member seek to get prescriptions for megace for leisure gaining. I put a statement on the message board that megace was not to be used this way,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Megace is not an anabolic agent but is a female hormone in the progesterone family. It does cause weight gain by increasing the layer Read more »

Cost of megace treatment

Which are cheaper Megace tablets or oral suspension?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I would guess that you would get more milligrams per dollar in the suspension, but you would have to ask your pharmacist what his/her cost is. Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D. Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...used when ritonavir is prescribed to elderly patients, reflecting the greater frequency in the elderly of liver, kidney, or heart problems and concurrent drug therapy for other conditions.Some individuals may benefit from different doses of... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...and warts. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. People with certain types of heart disease should not take saquinavir and ritonavir together, as the combination of these medications may affect the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

...Medications? HIV and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes a group of problems related to the heart (cardio) or to blood vessels (vascular.) CVD includes: coronary heart disease (heart attacks) angina (Chest... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine,... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... 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 »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...associated with age more taxing than the H.I.V. infection. One 69-year-old member of the group, for example, has had several heart attacks and triple bypass surgery, and his doctor predicts that heart disease is more likely to kill him than AIDS.... Read more »

Free Medicines for Low Income Patients

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... Contact: Mark Grayson (202)835-3465 Libby Holman (202)778-1028 The Best Deal on the Internet Low-Income Patients: Safe and Free Prescription Medicines Web Site Can Serve as One-Stop-Shop for Many Patient Assistance Programs ... Read more »