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Pravastatin And Hiv

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Extreme fatigue from Diovan?

Dear Dr H-I am currently taking Kaletra/Truvada as well as pravastatin 20mg , acyclovir, flomax and diovan. I started the diovan about a year ago for high blood pressure causing kidney problems and since then I have no energy at all. On diovan my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fatigue and dizziness can be due to the valsartan in Diovan as well as to excessively low blood pressure due to too effective response to the meds. There are likely many alternative BP meds that may be appropriate depending on many individual... Read more »

What is creatinine Kinase?

I have a problem with cholesterol. I'm currently on Kivexa, Atazavir, Ritonavir, +aciclover... Read more »

HIV and methylprednisolone use

Is it safe? I have been HIV+ for 21 years and take good care of myself. My CD counts have been in... Read more »
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HIV Wellness Series: HIV, Your HAART and You

Table of Contents CVD and HIV CVD and HAART CVD Screening Recommendations and Risk Prevention Models HIV, CVD, Prevention Strategies and You References From 1987 until 1995, the "dark ages" of HIV treatment, only five antiretroviral... Read more »
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Table of Contents Metabolic Complications of HAART Efavirenz Reduces Plasma Levels of Popular Statins Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Not Associated With Protease Inhibitor Use Managing Dyslipidemias: Is It Better to Fight or Switch? Exporting... Read more »
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Statin Use in HIV-Positive People

At CROI 2013, statins use in HIV management was the focus of a poster discussion and two late breaker oral presentations. Most usefully, this poster session included an overview by Steven Grinspoon from Massachusetts General Hospital prior to the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Eleventh Annual HIV Drug Guide: Agenerase (Amprenavir, APV)

    Brand Name: Agenerase Common Name: amprenavir Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard Dose: 1200 mg twice daily. The 150 mg soft gelatin capsules were taken off the market because of the new formulation... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 5 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »