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Seizures And Hiv

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Seizures and HIV treatment

Which anticonvulsant agent would you use in a patient who is also taking protease inhibitors?Do you feel comfortable using phenytoin in these patients?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The combination of phenytoin and a protease inhibitor may lead to drug interactions. Phenytoin is known to induce an enzyme that metabolizes protease inhibitors. This could lead to decreased levels of the protease inhibitor. When these drugs are... Read more »

Anti-Seizure Medication and HIV

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Anti-seizure medication and HIV

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HIV side effects? (heart attacks & seizures)

Posted by Carrie, 1 Reply
...(he's not exactally sure). We are both aware that his previous using caused damage, but I'm really getting concerned that his HIV status is kind of in like a faster process. He was diagnosed this past summer and his numbers are undetectable (from... Read more »

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As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

my partner is positive and having a very hard time

Posted by killiansdad, 12 Replies
...at times, we love each other very much. I am not positive, and frequently get tested. The thing is, he does not believe in HIV meds. For a few years after his test results, he refused to seek any sort of medical treatment. I have basically... Read more »

HIV+ and Encephalitis of the Brain

Posted by malias90, 1 Reply
...specifically abnormal spinal fluid (abundance of white blood cells), EEG irregularities (2nd seizure happened during EEG) and being HIV+. I have no memory of my past and my recall abilites have been severly affected. My doctors 'hope' is that the... Read more »