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Reaction To Polymehyl-methacrylate

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An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...day.Some individuals may benefit from different doses of abacavir sulfate. Individuals should always 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 medicine. Individuals who test positive for HLA B*5701, a genetic marker for the hypersensitivity...
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New-Fill and methacrylate

I was very interested in the letter about New-Fill and methacrylate and was wondering if that person could write back and give the website address he mentioned where he read about it. Thanks
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
OK. We'll post your "question" and see if anyone comments.AF Read more »

New-Fill and methacrylate

Hi, I am the person who wrote mentioning New-Fill and methacrylate. I heard about these, and the reports on them and the website with the "before and after" pictures from postings on the Lipidlist. I no longer have the website address for the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Thanks for the information. I don't really know anything about this, but would urge caution too at this point. DTD 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 »

Reaction to Pneumonia vaccine

I was recommended to have a pneumonia vaccine which I did and was told the only reaction in 99% people would be a sore arm. I have no sore arm, in fact no local site reaction at all, but about 4 hours post vaccine I became very achy, sniffly and...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That would be an extremely unusual reaction to a pneumovax vaccine. I have never seen such a reaction myself. i think it is unlikely to be related to HIV infection and is 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 »
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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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An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

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

severe itching

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...itching is killing me. can anybody suggest something I can buy to relieve severe itching? and what can I buy to prevent allergic reactions to bug bites? all I can do for now is to treat my symptoms. any home remedies? Read more »