Missed A Dose Of My Hiv Meds

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Missing HIV Meds For 2 Weeks

Hello Dr. Henry. About two months ago, there was a hiccup in my insurance plan that covers my HIV+ boyfriend. I added in his SS# to the system, and for whatever reason, he was kicked off my plan all-together. I went back and forth with my insurance...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most of the time a single 2 week lapse in meds will be OK though more of a problem with certain regimen such as Sustiva based treatment that have a lower threshold for resistance. Read more »

I stopped taking my HIV Meds

A series of misfortunes made me depressed and I also changed doctors. After my last doctors meeting... Read more »

missed does of fuseon

What is the window period of a missed dose of fuseon? I usually take it between 11-12 a.m. and... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...country, and many HIV health care workers are likely to follow them. The guidelines themselves were revised by a panel of 30 HIV/AIDS experts from across the U.S. We'll summarize a few of the major changes in the revised guidelines below. A ... Read more »
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STEP 3: Finding Quality Health Care

...someone you can be honest with about sensitive issues -- everything from sex, drugs and alcohol use to missing doses of HIVmeds. Your health care provider is your partner in fighting the virus. She or he will be your ally for a long time,... Read more »
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Moscow Times Examines How Drug Shortages in Russia Are Leading Doctors to Prescribe Replacement HIV/AIDS Meds to Patients

... In Russia, some patients living with HIV/AIDS, whose regular drug therapy was replaced by "another, less preferable drug," are bringing lawsuits against state-run treatment Read more »
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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 HIVmeds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIVmeds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIVmeds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »
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