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Nascobal Spray 500 Mg

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...any of these drugs accordingly. Cialis, Levitra, and Viagra levels are increased; doses should not exceed 10 mg Cialis or 2.5 mg Levitra per 72 hours, or 25 mg Viagra per 48 hours. Increased levels of the inhaled and nasal sprays with fluticasone, a steroid for asthma or allergies (found in Advair, Flonase, and Flovent), can occur and therefore should be used with caution. The effectiveness of birth control pills may be decreased;...
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HIV transmission through nasal spray

An HIV positive friend used my nasal spray a couple of days ago. And I used it the next morning - having forgotten that he used it. I'm very concerned. I don't know if there was blood on there, cause I didn't look at the tip before using. There was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the body. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. But do advise your positively charged buddy he needs to buy his own nose spray.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob Read more »

Spray me with your best shot

O.k so I was at school and passed by a girl who happened to laugh so hard as I passed by and I felt her spray me with her saliva. It felt like one of those darned water bottle things that have a fan attached to them that they sell at amusement...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,So just your walking by caused a gal to guffaw so hard she sprayed everything in sight with spittle and goobers? Dude, maybe you need to rethink your outfit. That fashion-forward look obviously Read more »

B12 (liquid)

Have you heard any more on a spray B-12 that was discussed here last april? There are also lozenges and a liquid B-12 that goes under the tongue. Have you heard anything on these? I guess I'm looking for info on whether these are a true means of...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...though inconvenient, is the most reliable route of administration. Vitamin B-12 is also available by prescription in a nasal spray delivery called Nascobal, which is available in 5 ml. Solution. The concentration is Vitamin B-12 500-mcg/0.1 ml.... Read more »

Any risk from sharing nasal spray

Do you think there is any chance of transmission from sharing nasal spray with someone whose HIV status you don't know? I did it just once, but right after he had used the nasal spray in his nose.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...type of nasal discharges or secretions, realistically speaking, you would not be at risk of infection for HIV by sharing nasal spray. But since other infectious diseases can be transmitted through nasal secretions (the common cold being a good... Read more »
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Smoking and HIV

...lozenges that reduce nicotine cravings are often available over-the-counter. Prescription medications include inhalers and nasal sprays, and a pill. All these treat the physical and chemical symptoms of withdrawal. The use of the smoking... Read more »
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Vaccinations and HIV

...for people with HIV. They are considered to be safe and effective. However, people with HIV should not use "FluMist" nose spray flu vaccine because it contains live virus. If your CD4 cell count is very low, vaccines might not work. If... Read more »
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HIV Health Checklist

...shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with HIV. FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people with HIV. People with HIV should not receive tetanus and diphtheria booster... Read more »
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...of trazodone can occur with Rescriptor and therefore should be used with caution. Increased levels of the inhaled and nasal sprays that contain fluticasone, a steroid for asthma or allergies (found in Advair, Flonase, and Flovent) can occur with... Read more »
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