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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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Testim vs. Androgel

I am not getting good results from Testim using 1 tube per day. I had it increased 90 days ago and awaiting result. Current dose - 1.5 tubes per day (total 7.5 MG). Now the insurance company said no to Testim so I'll have to switch to androgel. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hi and thanks for your post.Both Testim and Androgel are used to treat low testosterone levels. While it's generally thought that Testim is better absorbed than Androgel, Read more »

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How many hours after applying Testim to the upper arms must pass before a female can touch them?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's recommended that you apply Testim to your shoulders after your morning shower, rub it in and then let it dry before covering the area with your shirt. It takes Read more »

Atripla and Testim

I started taking Atripla about 2 weeks ago and had tough time adjusting to it. I think I had all the side-effets except the rash which i'm told may come later. A month prior to starting Atripla I was using Testim to help me gain weight and muscle...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...no significant interactions between the components of Atripla (tenofovir, FTC or efavirenz) and testosterone products, like Testim.BY Read more »

Testim to gain weight?

i am a 20M (17olb, 6'0). I take 50mg of testim for the sole purpose of gaining weight.(muscle mass) Is tis a great idea? will it do much?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.Testim (testosterone) is perfectly fine to use for weight gain IF your testosterone levels are low. If they aren't using additional Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
AIDSinfo

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 »
AIDSinfo

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 »

INSERTIVE ORAL SEX

Posted by nightsunami, 3 Replies
I HAVE TESTED 5 MONTS AND 3 WEEKS AGO FROM MY EXPOSITURE OF INSERTIVE ORAL SEX... ITS CONCLUSIVE THIS TEST??IM NEGATIVE 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 »