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Should I Take Aciclovir If I Have Aids

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Since acyclovir has no activity against HIV, there's no reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited Read more »

Aciclovir 800mg and Paracetamol

Can I take paracetamol while taking Aciclovir 800mg?thankyou Read more »

aciclovir puede inducir un falso negativo en un elisa?

Hola Dr. quisiera saber si durante el periodo de ventana se utiliza aciclovir para tratar herpes,... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Finds

...participants were questioned monthly about risky sexual behavior with recent partners. About 50% of the participants were given aciclovir, a drug that can suppress outbreaks of HSV-2, and half were given a placebo. The study -- funded by NIH... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others

Esperando un Elisa (dos semanas)

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...15 aos con episodios varias veces al ao, hace unos das fui a ver a una infectloga para empezar un tratamiento supresivo con aciclovir porque voy a empezar a buscar un segundo hijo con mi esposa. Cuando le coment a esta doctora sobre el episodio... Read more »

de nuevo mucho miedo y dolor-

Posted by LUISFVA, 2 Replies
...toso, tengo el moco del color de la sinusitis , y empeze a tomar profavanol de usana, extracto de uva y vitamina c, asi como aciclovir, se me quito el dolor en ambos antebrazos como por arte de magia, al igual que llos problemas de garganta, solo... Read more »

Riesgo de contagio al tener herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...combinacin entre ambas infecciones. Yo sufro de herpes genital desde hace mas de 15 aos, he realizado tratamientos supresivos con aciclovir y valaciclovir con buenos resultados temporales. En algunos articulos de internet he ledo que tener herpes... Read more »

a grateful post

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...six months or so, and read a ton on this site, I wanted to say thank you to all of you who post, and who reply. My love is HIV+, six months ago his vl was >750000, his cd4 was 28. He had acyclovir resistant shingles, was begining to get ks... Read more »