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Methamphetamine And Hiv Meds

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...find out more information about crystal meth? How can I find an agency near me that provides information and services to gay and other men who have sex with men, who use methamphetamine? Call 1-800-367-2437 or visit AIDSHotline.org for a referral to a community group near you that provides more information or services for gay and other men who have sex with men who use methamphetamine. What is methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is...
Ask the Experts

mixing drugs

I have a friend who is a 28 year old male whom has been on Sustiva, combivir for about 8 years now. However, he has been hardcore on methamphetamines in the last 6 months as well. Only in the last week has he started talking random, out landish...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Crystal meth use is well known to cause CNS problems such as you describe-unlikely to be a new side effect of his HIV meds after 8 years though the Sustiva could aggravate the CNS effects of some drugs of abuse. KH Read more »

Failed a urinalysis

Hey,I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...not aware of good data (help out there) of those drugs causing a false + test for methamphetamines. Since you are on so many meds your HIV doc may want to write a note stating that fact and that there may be some uncertainty about the accuracy... Read more »

Real Answers to Methamphetamine Questions

As Clinical Research Coordinator I spent my time recruiting patients by weeding out all those who were managing their fatigue using crystal methamphetamine (CMA) particularly those who were in their teens and among the entire gay population. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in Immune System February 25, 2005 Crystal methamphetamine's effect on the immune system, HIV's progression and the overall AIDS epidemic is receiving fresh scrutiny after New York City health officials reported that a meth-using resident... Read more »

Meth and HIV

Dr. Bob,I'm a grateful, recovering Crystal Meth Addict. I have just passed my 8 month mark of being clean. At my partner's prompting, he suggested I use my gift of voice somehow. I have decided and am in the process of making a documentary of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in Immune System February 25, 2005 Crystal methamphetamine's effect on the immune system, HIV's progression and the overall AIDS epidemic is receiving fresh scrutiny after New York City health officials reported that a meth-using resident... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: N.Y. State Health Department Index of Methamphetamine-Related Journal Articles; Updated HHS HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Key to Methamphetamine-Related Literature ," New York State Department of Health : Mark Hammer of the health department's AIDS Institute compiled this index of methamphetamine-related journal articles. Each citation is hyperlinked to the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Methamphetamine and HIV

...or sobriety goals. mylifeboat.com New Leaf Services, located in San Francisco, is a mental health, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, and social support organization specifically for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. ... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Crystal Methamphetamine Use and Antiretroviral Drug Resistance: A Pilot Study of Behavioral and Clinical Correlates

...present study comprise a purposive sample of 38 physicians who are members of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IAPAC), a Chicago-based non-profit medical association that represents a professional membership of more than... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Is It All in Your Head?

...federal Center for Mental Health Services, and teaches and has published on the neuropsychiatry and psychosocial aspects of HIV/AIDS. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is currently serving on the Residency... Read more »
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Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...Snippett from Poz.com A Growing Concern by Susan Hunter Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard My friend Susan Howe, a... Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies
... I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can make... Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

Crystal Methamphetamine and the HIV Relationship

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that but I figured what the hell. Well that was a bad decision. It let me to CM which fueld my sex addiction. So now I am an HIV positive man, single, 46, in recovery and I owe it all to that bag of little white powder. I wish there was... Read more »