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Nevirapine And Pregnancy

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Neviramune

I am HIV positive, was diagnised 6 years ago while i was pregnant. I took medication during my pregnacy to protect my son, who has remained negative on all tests. However, i developed skin rashes (itchy) during use of nevirapine which i did not...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Rashes to nevirapine (Viramune)are not uncommon and can occur in about 1 in 5 starting the medicine. The rash may be more likely in women and people Read more »

HIV +, Pregnant and reacts to Nevirapine

I tested HIV last year, was put on treatment and reacted to nevirapine and taken off treatment and... Read more »

HIV+ and Pregnant

I am pregnant and my CD4 count is 217, just started combivir and nevarapine. What possible side... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nevirapine Reduces Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Repeat Pregnancies, Study Says

... The antiretroviral drug nevirapine -- a low-cost medication that is used as a standard method of reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission in the developing world Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Glaser Foundation Program Trains HIV-Positive Pregnant Women to Administer Nevirapine to Infants Following Home Births

...Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation has completed the pilot phase of a home-based program in Uganda that teaches HIV-positive pregnant women how to administer the antiretroviral nevirapine to their infants immediately after birth to prevent... Read more »
The Body PRO

Nevirapine Well Tolerated in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women

...Nevirapine (NVP, Viramune) has come to be an essential drug in the treatment of HIV-infected pregnant women. In addition to the use of single-dose nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child transmission in women in resource-poor settings, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nevirapine to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Does Not Undermine Health of Women, Study Says

...delivering to protect both themselves and their infants. Chi said further research on the subject is needed, but he stressed that pregnant women should be tested more vigilantly for HIV and be provided with effective antiretroviral treatment. The... Read more »
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hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »