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Mixing Atripla With Cold Medicines

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mixing hiv meds with cold meds

Can a pregnant woman with hiv take cold or cough medicine while currently taking hiv medication...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your post.It should be ok to take over the counter cold medications with your condition(s), but I'd advise that you discuss the specifics with your healthcare provider as the details of which medications you are taking... Read more »

Are there side effects to medicines mixed sexually?

If one partner is taking a Isentress and Truvada regiment and the other partner is taking Reyataz... Read more »

Mixing Atripla And Extenze

I saw that someone asked this question a few years ago and I wanted to know if there were updates.... Read more »

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mixed Feeling About HPV Vaccine

A sizable majority of US pediatricians and family practice physicians stock and recommend the human papillomavirus vaccine for their patients, suggest the results of a recent analysis in the journal Pediatrics. About 90 percent of respondents to a... Read more »
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Sustiva, Atripla Tied to Neurologic Toxicity

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reported that the way the body metabolizes the HIV medication efavirenz may contribute to cognitive (brain function-related) impairment . Efavirenz is sold under the brand... Read more »
U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

Prescription Medicines and You

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HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I brought my medicine bottles to work today to reorder my them by phone. While rushing to take my vitamins, I took an Artipla pill by mistake. (I usually take one at night). Im beginning to stress out about this.

There was a post in one of the... Read more »

Question about Atripla side effects.

Posted by Rochambeau, 4 Replies
I've been hiv positive for nearly two years now. I was first taking norvir, truvada and reyataz but they made me feel perpetually hung over and with the norvir my body couldn't tolerate even a single beer or glass of wine, which I enjoy very much. ... Read more »

Starting a Network for Mixed Status Couples in NYC

Posted by mamaG, 2 Replies
I live in Brooklyn and am interested in starting a network in New York City for mixed status couples, particularly male-female couples, where we can share resources and information, support each other and possibly even work to break down some of the... Read more »

Mixed results..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was told I was hiv positive then later (4 months) I found out they mixed up the test results. Can I sue or something? does this happen often?

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