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Reaction To Epoetin Alpha

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Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...care provider know right away if you get any of the following side effects while taking filgrastim: skin rash fever chills trouble breathing drowsiness loss of appetite In rare cases, filgrastim can cause an allergic reaction. Sickle cell anemia may get worse in people taking filgrastim. Be sure your health care provider knows if you have sickle cell anemia. Be sure your health care provider knows if you are pregnant or nursing. ...
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Epogen and blood transfusions

Hi!! I just was wondering how Epogen works and how you can use it to decrease the number of blood transfusions that may be required? Thanks so much for your time!,curious girl
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...known risk and shortcomings associated with blood transfusions, including:1. Transmission of bloodborne infections2. Hemolytic reactions3. Volume overload4. Inconvenience5. Supply deficits for certain blood types6. Allergic-type reactions7. Iron... Read more »

Hiv and Anemia

Dr I was diagnose with severe anemia first and the they find out about my hiv status Cd count 20 , I start taking HIV medication for the last four weeks (Kaletra), I been gettig blood transfusion every two weeks I m getting my 4 one tomorrow, the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...known risk and shortcomings associated with blood transfusions, including: 1. Transmission of bloodborne infections2. Hemolytic reactions3. Volume overload4. Inconvenience5. Supply deficits for certain blood types6. Allergic-type reactions7. Iron... Read more »

borderline reaction

what does borderline reaction mean in an HIV test result
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...having a positve ELISA test followed by an "indeterminate" Western blot. The Western blot is a serologic test that shows antibody reactions to various antigens associated with HIV. A strongly positive Western blot occurs when there are reactions... Read more »

which is safer Procrit or androgen therapy?

Hi Dr. Bob,OK thr anemia finally kicked in and my ass is a dragon.My doc wants to give me androgen therapy --- not sure which one. Does this stuff have worse side effectrs than Procrit would? What type of side effects or medical conditions would I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...additional questions. And before you or someone else asks, yes, priapism, although it may sound good, can indeed be an adverse reaction!Dr. Bob Read more »
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Vitamins and Minerals

...Important? Vitamins and minerals are sometimes called micronutrients. Our bodies need them, in small amounts, to support the chemical reactions our cells need to live. Different nutrients affect digestion, the nervous system, thinking, and other... Read more »
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An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...take abacavir sulfate as prescribed by their doctors. Contraindications Individuals who have experienced a serious allergic reaction (hypersensitivity reaction) to abacavir sulfate (in Ziagen, Epzicom, or Trizivir) should not take this... Read more »
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Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...be combined with other antiviral drugs. What Are The Side Effects? The most common side effects of enfuvirtide are skin reactions where the drug is injected. Almost everybody who uses enfuvirtide gets these reactions. They can be very mild,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

...Should Take Abacavir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Abacavir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? Hypersensitivity Reaction How Does Abacavir React With Other Drugs? What Is Abacavir? Abacavir (Ziagen) is a drug used as part of... Read more »
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my strange reaction

Posted by midwestguy143, 2 Replies
...I tested positive on March 24, 2009. The thing that surprised me, and my friends was my reaction -- none really. Just something else in my life. I had lost my job many months ago, and with the job market being so tough, Read more »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
...Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with Read more »

Some drug reactions, I think

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Hey guys, long time no parlez, For two years I've been on a regimen of Norvir, Atazanavir (Reyetaz) and Truvada (Viread and Emtriva). Last July I developed tingling in my toes (parathesia) which became painful buring and shooting pains. This... Read more »

Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »