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Osteoporosis And Hiv

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osteoporosis and hiv

thank you in advance. my question is the relationship of hiv drugs and the onset of osteoporosis. is there a current treatment, and what if any is the prevention/ linda
Keith Henry, M.D.

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University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The rate of osteoporosis appears to be higher in HIV+ persons then in the general population. Non-HIV risk factors include lack of activity, low levels of calcium and vitamin D, Read more »

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Osteoporosis and HIV Disease

...yeast infections), anticonvulsants such as phenobarbital (Luminal) and phenytoin (Dilantin), aluminum-based antacids (such as Rolaids) when used excessively, and pentamidine (Pentam, Nebupent; used to prevent and treat Pneumocystis carinii ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis in HIV-Infected Adults and Children

...Stephano Mora from Milan gave us a good introduction this afternoon to the problem of bone metabolism in HIV-infected children. As you know, osteopenia and osteoporosis are frequent among HIV-infected patients. It is still not clear if Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV-Infected Perimenopausal and Menopausal Women Have High Prevalence of Osteopenia/Osteoporosis and Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

...5 min.) This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body PRO. I'm in San Diego at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. Right now, I'm in the poster session where researchers are standing in front of their posters. There's... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Nexium. On the other hand, you might increase your calcium levels if you use calcium carbonate antacids such as Tums and Rolaids. How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? Unfortunately, there may be no signs of osteoporosis until you break a... Read more »
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