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Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug And HIV Meds

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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 this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the same type (ie adding ibuprofen and/or aspirin to ketoprofen). That is generally a separate issue from HIV. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents generally can be used safetly in HIV+ persons +/- antiretroviral therapy. They don't generally... Read more »

Vocal chord inflamation the result of HIV?

Hi Doctor Bob -- I was very intrigued by your recent article on inflammation. I'm an HIV-positive... Read more »

Psylium Husks - please can you help!

Dear Nelson,I am HIV+ and have recently been diagnosed with very bad Ulcerative Colitis. My doctor... Read more »
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An Anti-Inflammatory Antiretroviral? CCR5/CCR2 Antagonist TBR-652 Monotherapy Study Results

...well end up with a case of the right drug being developed at the right time. Well, if the drug actually works, that is. Here at AIDS 2010, David E. Martin, Pharm.D., presented results from a proof-of-concept study on TBR-652: a 10-day monotherapy... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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WebMD/corticosteroids

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 Read more »

Immune System Booster

Posted by kinzie1, 4 Replies
...Hi, I do not have aids but a good friend of mine passed away a few years ago from it. I live in Arizona. I was wondering if anybody has heard about Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Sam34yo, 6 Replies
...I contracted HIV mid-June (had I thought there was a chance I'd contracted HIV I would have taken PEP - damn!). Anyway, my viral load hasn't come Read more »

Muscle Pain Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain

Posted by NaturalMale, 3 Replies
...much about the HIV correlation. Has anyone else experienced these issues? It's not a lactic acid build-up issue, or related to meds specifically. Read more »