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Reaction To Oxandrolone

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Reyataz kivexa norvir anavar (oxandrolone)

Hello! I've been taking a treatment of reyataz kivexa and norvir. Does any of those react witha anavar (oxandrolone)? I've read that this steroid was used to hiv positive people for treating the waste syndrome. Thank u!...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
In studies done in the 1990's with oxandrolone (brand name: Oxandrin)in HIV+ people with wasting syndrome, no viral load increases were seen when combined with antiretrovirals. However, be aware that your good cholesterol (HDL) can go down and... Read more »

Fatigue on Oxandrolone

Hi Nelson. Tried Oxandrolone at 20mg per day then dropped down to 10mg per day for about six weeks.... Read more »

megesterol acetate & oxandrolone

I've read some recent studies about megesterol acetate & oxandrolone in combination and... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Steroid Can Restore Body Tissue in HIV-Positive People, Study Says

The oral anabolic steroid oxandrolone is effective in restoring muscle and fat tissue that many HIV-positive people lose, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newspapers Publish Local Reactions to World AIDS Day

Newspapers recently published local reactions to World AIDS Day. Summaries appear below Los Angeles Times : The Times on Saturday examined efforts by California museums to mark World AIDS Day and acknowledge the "creative loss in the arts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Reaction to Study Tracking HIV's Arrival in U.S. From Haiti

The Washington Post on Monday examined reaction to a recent study that found that HIV likely arrived in the U.S. from Haiti about a decade earlier than previously believed (Stein, Washington Post , 11/5). The study, published last week in the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Examines Reactions of People Who Participated in Merck's Canceled HIV Vaccine Trial

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer on Friday examined the reaction of volunteers in the Seattle arm of Merck 's recently halted HIV vaccine trial. According to the Post-Intelligencer , participants who were interviewed on the condition of anonymity... 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, I've gotten used to the... 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 another... Read more »

antibiotic reaction

Posted by princealbert
After one week on augmentin, a pick line and beginning IV antibiotics (only one dose), I had a horrible drug reaction.
But four days later, I still walk around itchy and red, feeling like I just rolled around in poison ivy.
Has anyone else had a bad... Read more »

antibiotic reaction

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
After one week on augmentin, a pick line and beginning IV antibiotics (only one dose), I had a horrible drug reaction.
But four days later, I still walk around itchy and red, feeling like I just rolled around in poison ivy.
Has anyone else had a bad... Read more »