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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Pharmacies That Carry Megace

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The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determines if the drug is safe for people to take and if it works. With innovation, time, money, and a lot of paperwork, a new drug can move out of the lab and into the pharmacy. New Ideas, New Drugs The first step in drug development is basic science research. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and pharmaceutical companies fund most basic science research in the U.S. To...
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Canadian Pharmacy

Hi Nelson,My insurance company will no longer cover viagra starting next year. I am considering purchasing the drug on line from a Canadian Pharmacy. Is there an online Canadian pharmacy that you or others would recommend or had luck with.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Some guys in my pozhealth group are using for their own personal use.nelson Read more »

Can't afford atripla, can afford generic listed on Canadian pharmacy

Have been taking Atripla for the past 90 days and am doing great but failed to qualify for ADAP, living underground so-to-speak for quite some time. Might can afford a generic I saw on a Canadian pharmacy. Is this available for people like me...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sad situation that speaks poorly about the US health system. No Atripla generic equivalent is available in US. Generic AZT is available so a regimen of AZT + 3TC and nevirapine is to my knowledge the least expensive triple therapy that can be... Read more »

pharmacy ARV drug pick up

Its difficult to measure drug default from serum testing can I possibly use the pharmacy drug pick up default? any studies done on drug pick up as follow up on ARV therapy?
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...(emtricitabine) and TDF (tenofovir) that have longer half lives in the plasma. And yes, several groups have used pick ups from the pharmacy as a surrogate for adherence with some success, in particular the British Columbia Center for Excellence... Read more »

Can Women carry AIDS?

My new girlfriend says that only men carry AIDS and they give it to women, so women can only catch it not carry it. Is this true?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope that's not true. AIDS is caused by a virus (HIV). The virus can be spread form man-to-woman, woman-to-man, man-to-man, or woman-to-woman. In other words, the virus doesn't really care what sex you are. Have your new girlfriend sign on to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3 Fake Drugs Are Found in Pharmacies

...patients; Nutropin, a growth hormone sold by Genentech; and Neupogen, a cancer drug sold by Amgen. All the brand name drugs carry a high price, which could be why the counterfeiters selected them. A 12-week course of Serostim, for instance, costs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Callen-Lorde Opens Pharmacy

... Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, a provider of HIV/AIDS and LGBT primary health care services, has opened a pharmacy at its main location in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood. "Opening our own pharmacy is the next step in our continuing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Small Pharmacy Offers Help to HIV Patients

... A small pharmacy on East Palm Canyon Drive in Cathedral City has remained successful competing with larger area drug stores partly because of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread of HIV infection. Shared equipment for using drugs can carry HIV and hepatitis, and drug and alcohol use is linked with unsafe sexual activity. Drug and alcohol use can also... Read more »
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Recommendations for pharmacy in NYC?

Posted by MinNYC
...Can someone please recommend a trustworthy pharmacy in Manhattan for HIV medication? Prefer below 23rd St. I'd been using Village Apothecary, but have to switch because of repeated Read more »

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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
...I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. Read more »