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Peripheral Neuropathy And Wasting

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Zerit

...double up on your next dose. AWP: $456.16 (generic $411.16) / month for 40 mg capsules Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bmsvirology.com , 1 (800) 272-4878 Potential side effects and toxicity: Peripheral neuropathy (tingling, burning, numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Zerit is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. Caregivers of young children...
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fatigue disability

Dear Dr.I have been positive 22 years. I have been on several drug regimens during that time. I went off meds 7 years ago due to side effects (pancreatitis, weekly kidney stones, peripheral neuropathy) along with wasting all at the same time. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complications related to your chronic viral infection and potent antiretroviral therapy, including pancreatitis, kidney stones, peripheral neuropathy, wasting, fatigue, post-herpetic neuralgia, depression and anxiety. You are medically disabled!... Read more »

PN

Dear Doc, What percentage of people on the d drugs develope peripheral neuropathy? Can wasting level off at somepoint, or is it a continuing cycle? I have had some wasting in the limbs, and face, but I dont think its getting worse. Luckily,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. Not every patient on a D drug gets neuropathy-in fact-maybe 50% don't though I can't tell who will and who won't and if there is some way to prevent it. Also-not every patient gets fat loss. There may be a significant sub-group of... Read more »

facial wasting, body wasting

hi,i am a healhty 18year survior of hiv. my most recent cocktail is: Truvada 1aday,Viramue 200mg 2dly,testosterone Cyp inj., 2ml once a week along w/ oxandrolone 10mg tabs twice a day.. I am 5'8"and my weight is 137llbs. my normal healthy feeling...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Deca Durabolin is still available and cheaper than before.200 mg a week , a conservative dose used in combination with a daily testosterone gel, costs around $12, for a total monthly cost of $48.Your doctor has to call in a prescription at... Read more »

Severe neuropathy in feets

Thanks all for your efforts and highly appreciated work for us!I have benn HIV+ SINCE 15years and been thru most combos (including xerit/DDI) but lately on rescriptor,Viread,kaletraZiagen..and bloodwork quite ok..but my feet are in a bad condition.I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...approaches. Another source of some alternative medicine approaches is at the www.daair.org website--look under neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy can be very debilitating and frustrating! KH Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Peripheral Neuropathy

... Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »
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question on wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...does anyone know about wasting? I am still waiting to test, no appetite, and I have lost almost 10% of my bodyweight my pants are loose and people at work are Read more »

Wasting

Posted by Anonymous
...question is for anyone. I am wondering if there has been a study of people who have taken meds for over 10 years who experience wasting compared to those who have been on meds for less than 10 years. Please let me know if there has been one done... Read more »

Wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Do people experience ramdon bouts of wasting over time. I have noticed that for 14 days at a time I don't want to eat. My stomach tells me I'm hungry with the food in front Read more »