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Neuropathy Antiinflammatory

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Anti-Inflammatory Meds

Hi Doctor:I'm 41 yrs old and started on Atripla in Aug. '07. I also take Lexapro (18 months.) My Internalist put me on Ketoprofen (75mg) for some shoulder pain. He said it was a little arthritis. Now my ID specialist says I should not take...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is concern about increased risk for heart, stomach, or kidney problems with ketoprofen over time. Caution is important when combining multiple drugs of the same type (ie adding ibuprofen and/or aspirin to ketoprofen). That is generally a... Read more »


I am on Epivir, Sustiva, and Zerit, and have been for over a year. Within the last month I've... Read more »

Neuropathy in feet and general fatigue

I have been on Viracept and Combivir for over two years quite successfully. However I still... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

Table of Contents Introduction A Snapshot of the Nervous System Clinical Features of Peripheral Neuropathy Development of DSPN Diagnosing DSPN Risk Factors for DSPN Neuropathy Management DSPN Therapies Conclusion Selected... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cenicriviroc for Inflammation and HIV

A company called Tobira Therapeutics is developing a drug called cenicriviroc (also known as TBR-652, formerly TAK-652). This drug has both anti-inflammatory and anti-HIV activity. Cenicriviroc works by blocking a receptor called CCR5, found on the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Inflammatory Disease Drugs Could Hold TB Treatment Key

Research by American and Canadian scientists suggests how the mechanism behind the anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis might be important in the treatment of TB. The research in Nature Immunology describes... Read more »
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Full-blown aids to hiv+

Posted by MsStiletto, 10 Replies
In Dec.2002 I was diagnosed with full-blown aids. I had thrush, neuropathy, CMV colitis & MAC. I had 18 Tcells & Viral load in the millions if thats possible. I now have 346 Tcells & undetectable.
My question is, can I now be considered... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
WebMD states that the use of corticosteroids can alter the HIV test...
My fiancee took the Home Access test approx. 17 months after sex with his ex-girlfriend, it came back negative. During the month before the test, he had 3 epidural injections... Read more »

Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
I would like to know what would be the best thing for me to deal with my achy joints, I take Atripla don't have too much side effects from it just the ache joints! I have been taking over the counter pain medicines but it has not help ! Read more »

Muscle Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been experiencing substantial muscle pain - legs, arms, chest, hips - whenever I move. Getting up from bed or a chair causes intense pain, rolling over in bed the same. Sitting after standing for awhile causes the same intense pain. This... Read more »