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Newest Hiv Drugs

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Ask the Experts

Lipo still an issue with the new meds?

my doctor told me that the current most prescribed meds are not linked to lipodystrophy or lipoatrophy and to not be concerned about it. should i trust him? is it correct to say that it was a side effect of old drugs and that it is no more an issue...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That is likely a true statement, but as more and more people are put on the newest HIV drugs and remain on them for a longer period of time, we will know more that may not have been seen during the clinical trials that Read more »

drugs and hiv medication

does the casual use of cocaine , meth , etc.slow down the hiv medication treatement ; ie. atripla... Read more »

Party Drugs and HIV Medication

My partner (53 yo male) was tested positive in Jan with CD4 cell count below 200 and viral count... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe Read more »
The Body

Introduction: Why Do We Need a New Class of HIV Medications?

...healthy immune system despite the low-level presence of HIV. In addition, researchers are always looking for combinations of HIV medications that can contain HIV for long periods of time despite this low-level presence. Once HIV is... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV Drug Guide Introduction: Mix and Match

Antiretroviral drugs are classified based on the stage of the HIV life cycle they target. In the end, they all do the same thing -- prevent the virus from replicating -- but they do it in different ways. There are now six classes of drugs from... Read more »
Connect With Others

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
I have been pos for some 20 odd years and am still without meds, I feel ignored by the hospitals in sweden where I live. My levels of cd4 and virus have been steadey for a long time and since -99 -00 they went down after an operation for overweight... Read more »

rec drugs and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
salut! I have an ex who tested hiv + about 1.5 years ago. What troubles me is that he seems to be treating his body as if he does not have a serious disease. He uses ecstacy/cocain and now has tatooed his body. It almost seems like he has taken the... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »

Drugs for HIV contains ganja?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...,the urine test found out that he consumed ganja. I believe he did not take and i hope someone could tell me if there is any HIV drugs that contain ganja? Read more »