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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...
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 »

HCV & use of nonsteroidal antiinflamatory drugs

Dear DR, I do have HCV, I also have a couple of buldging discs in my back and a new one in my neck,... Read more »

Anti inflammatory

Is there any contraindications taking ibuprofen while taking Atripla (2yrs) undetectable VL... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Finds Prenatal Anti-HIV Meds Not Linked to Children's Language Delays

A study by Professor Mabel L. Rise of the University of Kansas and researchers from other universities and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) indicated that children exposed to HIV in the womb and whose mothers received treatment for HIV during... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

"Heavy" Alcohol Use Affects the Effectiveness of Anti-HIV Meds

At the annual meeting of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, researchers from the University of Miami presented their findings on the impact of heavy alcohol use on anti-HIV therapy. The researchers analysed data from 220 HIV positive... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV and Inflammation: A New Threat

Introduction What Is Inflammation? Inflammatory Markers and Mortality Aging Before Your Time? Conclusion Introduction Traditionally, it was thought that the natural course of HIV included a period of latency -- a time when the virus... 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 »
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Anti viral drugs + alcohol

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is there any information that due to the effect of anti viral combination treatments that the liver& kidneys cannot process alcohol as quickly ? Read more »

Thai-Chinese Anti-HIV drug 89% effective oppinions

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U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
Reuters 1/4/01

Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday.

The Centers for... Read more »