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Reaction To Oxandrolone

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Wasting Syndrome

...expensive, can cause serious side effects, and can cost over $40,000 per year. Some nutritional experts believe it can be effective at doses lower than the FDA-approved dose. Testosterone and anabolic (muscle building) agents like oxandrolone or nandrolone might also help treat wasting. They have been studied alone and in combination with exercise. Progressive resistance training (PRT) is a form of exercise using small weights. A recent...
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oxandrolone still low testosterone

Hi Thank you in advance for the wonderful responses i have received over the course of a couple of years. My brother in law has aids and spent 9months in a hospital, too many complications to even begin here but he survived and is living with my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...situation agrees with yours. If he's gained back all of this weight, I'd think that he no longer needs the anabolic steroid, oxandrolone. Indeed, it sounds like he's experiencing some of the characteristic side effects of the drug. Since... Read more »

INTERACTIONS BETWEEN REYATAZ AND OXANDROLONE

ARE THERE ANY INTERACTIONS OF CONSEQUENCE BWTWEEN THESZE TWO? I SEE NOTHING IN THE LITERATURE EXCEPT A VAGUE REFERENCE BY VERGEL AT GMHC.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not aware of any direct drug (pharmacokinetic )interactions that haven been reported for atazanavir and oxandrolone. Since oxandrolone can cause liver problems I would watch carefully for any additive liver problems when using those two... Read more »

hgh and oxandrolone

I have read countless articles suggesting the use of injectable hgh for hiv+ people. Is this a safe thing to do? Any noted bad side effects such as liver damage? I have read that 3 ius per day is suggested. I ahve also read that taking hgh along...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Human growth hormone is the one treatment that has produced sustained and significant beenfits for both lipodystrophy and wasting. No other pharmacologic interventions (Megace, glitazones, androgens, etc..) can make such a claim. Beyond this, the... Read more »

megesterol acetate & oxandrolone

I've read some recent studies about megesterol acetate & oxandrolone in combination and used separate. What do you recommend. I'm worried about menstrual complications (I'm a 30 year old woman with HIV)Thanks! Rebecca
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...The megace probably does not add much to the oxandrolone. The most recent study on this showed that oxandrolone alone provided a similar appetite boost to megace with the advantage 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
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Abacavir (Ziagen)

...reaction to abacavir, do not ever start taking it again. A few allergic patients who re-started abacavir had life-threatening reactions. If you ever stopped abacavir for any reason (for example, because you ran out), talk to your health care... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...desired effects, Trizivir can cause some unwanted effects. Trizivir contains abacavir sulfate, which has caused serious allergic reactions resulting in death. This reaction usually occurs during the first 6 weeks of taking the drug but can occur... 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 »

hgh and prednisone

Posted by thomas54, 2 Replies
im like the after picture of lipoatrophy. Does hgh work? and my doc gave me prednisone to help bulk up. will these help build muscle.? what are your experiences .? Thanks in advance.and by the way, im in columbus, ga. via S.F. and got culture shock... 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 »