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Seroquel And Hiv

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HIV and Quetiapine (Seroquel)

Hi,I have recently started taking Quetiapine (for Bipolar and anxiety). I knew before starting on it that my HIV meds can increase the amount of Quetiapine in the blood, so my dosage should not be too high. I'm on Ritonavir, Atazanavir and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for posting.You're correct that your HIV protease inhibitors may increase the levels of Seroquel (quetiapine). The main issue is that that the increased quetiapine levels could result in increased risk of toxicity, including... Read more »

Atripla and Seroquel

I started Atripla 7 months ago and thus far my WBC have been over 800 and my viral load continues... Read more »

Seroquel Effects

Started seroquel. Am on 300 mg of lamictal and 10 mg of klonopin at night. Am high functioning... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on HIV Treatment Side Effects With Dr. Joel Gallant

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on HIV treatment side effects, which took place on Oct. 17, 2007, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing HAND Treatment for HAND Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The brain is a very important organ. It controls every function in our... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Case Study: Mental Health Case Series

Case #1: Management of Depression in the HIV-Infected Patient A 46 year-old African-American male co-infected with HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) presents for his routine medical appointment. Incarcerated for the past three years, he often reports... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Conquering Anxiety

Introduction What is Anxiety? Anxiety Disorders Types of Anxiety Specific and Non-Specific Anxiety Anticipatory Anxiety Susceptibility to Anxiety The Relationship Between Anxiety and Shame Treatment for Anxiety Counseling and... Read more »
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Have you experienced weight gain on Seroquel?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
My doctor has prescribed 1/4 mg of Seroquel five times a day to control some of the symptoms of my HIV Associated Dementia. Since I've started taking Seroquel my weight has jumped by 20 pounds.

I am too vain to carry this much weight around and... Read more »

Soy HIV negativo, pero...

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
SOY HIV NEGATIVO Y ESO QUE IMPOIRTA? LO IMPORTANTE SOY UN SER
HUMANO CON LA CAPACIDAD DE AMAR EN EL SENTIDO AMPLIO DE LA
PALABRA, ME ENCANTA AYUDAR A LOS QUE SON POSITIVOS TANTO COMO A
LOS NEGATIVOS PARA QUE NO LLEGUEN A SERLO, PERO TODOS SOMOS
IGUAL... Read more »

Marrying an HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am dating a man that is HIV+. I want to marry him but my family is against it and the only thing that holds me back is a fear of becoming infected, and also watching him die from this illness. Anyone out there that can offer counsel?

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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
Hi ladies -

Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. $100... Read more »