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Serostim Dosing

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Serostim side effects and Atripla

About 2 years ago I went to my Doctor and he told me I was HIV Pos, he remitted me to a specialist who did further testing and told me that I had AIDS. I had only 145 CD4 and 150,000 viral load. My Doctor put me in Atripla right away and 4 months...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Serostim has been shown to reduce the visceral fat stores in patients with lipohypertrophy. The dose necessary to achieve this goal is lower than what you are taking. Fluid retention and thickening of subcutaneous... Read more »

Serostim and facial fat

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Wasting Syndrome

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

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Body Distortion -- Lipodystrophy

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anyone else taking serotism???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently started taking serostim (growth hormone) after a long battle with my insurance company to pay for it. Has anyone else out there had any good rsults from using this drug???? I must admit, I... Read more »