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Amoxil & current HIV treatment meds - JB

Hi Dr. Bartlett! I am so excited to see that you are part of the forum! Did you get any of the desserts that I brought the Dr.? I certainly hope so!I am currently taking Zerit, Epivir and Viramune. Recently I was prescribed Amoxil 500mg to be...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Your desserts are tremendous! Amoxicillin is not known to interact with the antiretrovirals you are taking, so I am a bit puzzled by your symptoms. Zerit can cause tingling and numbness due to peripheral neuropathy, but it would be strange for it... Read more »

The Current State of Corticosteroid Treatment in HIV Disease

Dear doctor,Last year a British group published the results of a 10-year long study of low-dose... Read more »

High CD4 count and Low Viral Load

What does it means if my CD4 count is 726 and Viral load is L48? Read more »
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The Body PRO

Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

...benefits of this staged approach to TB and HIV therapy have not been well demonstrated. Other clinicians are less hesitant to start HIV treatment early in patients with TB, especially in a patient who is quite advanced in his/her HIV disease. ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Current Options for First-Line Treatment of HIV Infection

...individual needs and preferences. Clinicians need to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of potential regimens when selecting HIV treatment for a particular patient. Any of the so-called preferred regimens are very likely to suppress viral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CLOSE THE GAPS: How to Counter the Retreat From HIV Treatment Scale-Up; Current and Future Prospects for Scaling Up Optimal AIDS Treatment

...Janice Lee Tido von Schoen-Angerer Gottfried Hirnschall Closing Remarks Close the Gaps: How to counter the retreat from HIV treatment scale up (.mp3) This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

HIV Treatment and Immunology Research: Current Ideas

...report on two specialized scientific conferences looks at some of the most important current ideas on developing new kinds of HIV treatments. The conferences took place in April 2004, and the report, 1 by immunologist Gareth Hardy, Ph.D.,... Read more »
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Finding the Right Physician

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have a question. I am currently negative although am worried because I am still in window period for HIV testing after a worrisome sexual encounter (not quite Read more »

HIV meds and SMOKING

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...of SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. But women who were smoking tended to have a less favorable result from being on HIV treatment. The new findings, involving 924 women enrolled in the ongoing Womens Interagency HIV Study (WIHS),... Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...in the same situation? Any pointers you have picked up from your experience: dos and donts of doctor-client relationships in HIV treatment, etc. My current health plan is United Health Care. I checked their network and they have a list of... Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
...how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to recruit three adults in NYC who are currently under medical treatment for HIV and are at least 25 years old to participate in this study, which is scheduled to begin this weekend... Read more »