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Postpartum Depression And Hiv Cocktail Drugs

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
Ask the Experts

Hiv cocktails

In 2001 I started the sustiva and truvada cocktail I was very fortunate to have had no major side effeck in the beginning. In 2008 I started having bad insomnia, and was told by my hiv doctor that sustiva might be playing a part in my sleep problem...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Norvir, Truvada and Reyataz is causing "massive tension headaches." I agree an evaluation with a neurologist is warranted. If your HIV plasma viral load has remained completely suppressed and the only reason you switched off Sustiva/Truvada was... Read more »

does the H.I.V. cocktail damage the heart

My nephew now on H.I.V. therapy for many years just had a heart attack. Although I am certain part of the problem is smoking,is the other problem the meds. for H.I.V.?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...are very common in the general population with smoking one of the major risk factors. There has been a modest link to certain HIV meds though their contribution to risk generally much less than the standard risk factors (such as age, smoking,... Read more »

effects of hiv cocktail on diabetic

Police officer must take hiv cocktail due to bite on hand from drug user. Officer is diabetic. Can they take this cocktail and what side effects occur
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A one month course of antiretrovirals rarely would have any lasting effect on diabetic status. For some regimens and diabetics there could be a modest aggravating effect during the 4 weeks on treatment. KH Read more »

HIV-2 and drug cocktails ?

Thanks for one of the best Global web HIV pages! Dose it exist anypapers/research on: if the "standard" drug cocktail work just as well/bad forHIV-2 as for HIV-1 ? From Curious European
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...vastmajority of persons infected with HIV-2 are in Western Africa. Since personsin Western Africa have virtually no access to drug "cocktails" (which arealmost exclusively available in "Developed" countries only ), we have almostno information... Read more »
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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is not a sign... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Looking for people using drug cocktails

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a graduate student at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. I am working on a story about reactions to drug cocktails and protease inhibitors. If you have had a positive reaction, for example, your T-cell count has gone up after taking them, Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...be downloaded at: http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm While using the SI model in the program, I came to the realization that the cocktail treatment greatly increases the infected patients life-span, which allows them to infect more people, while the... Read more »

Cocktail Daze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...With the new guidlines coming into effect in Jan what will doctors tell their patients who are now taking the cocktail. "Oh I'm sorry you did not need to take it after all" or " I guess I don't really know what I'm doing please don't sue me." Read more »