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Should I Take Cymbalta If I Have Hiv

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Follow-up To Depression Meds With HIV Meds

In your response about using Cymbalta with Truvada, Reyataz, and Norvir, you said to make sure to not drink alcohol with Cymbalta as it could cause issues with the liver. Is Cymbalta harder on the liver than other depression meds? Or, would you...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...effects of the various mood-elevating drugs are well-known and controlled. I think it's safe to say that many, if not most, HIV positive persons take (and benefit from!) an anti-depressant without complications. These drugs are widely... Read more »

CYMBALTA+nevirapine+lamivudina+viread

Dear doctor ,I was prescribed by my psiquiatric Cymbalta(duloxetine) for my depression since... Read more »

Cymbalta+nevirapine+lamivudine+viread

Dear doctor ,I was prescribed by my psiquiatric Cymbalta(duloxetine) for my depression since... Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... 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 Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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Toes are numb on both

Posted by Rivy, 6 Replies
Hi, I have been dealing with this for some time now. However, it's gotten worst the past few months and I can't go or do anything without having this neropathy in both my feet toes. Is there anything out there that can cure it without surgery. I... Read more »

Just diagnosed

Posted by Amadoda, 5 Replies
...one considered to be more than just "virally enhanced" ( I like the term which I have just learned today!) and actually having AIDS? I was involved in drug use for almost 2 years up until a few months ago - is there likely any residue in my... Read more »

PLS Help Me EricCo, Hellfire72, GmanBill and friends

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was exposed to pos+ woman, vag intercourse. no condom, 0.5hrs. Tested neg 3.5 at months with Elisa 3rd generation, and neg hiv1 DNA PCR both tests done by A.I.M. health (Health Line Labs). I had the symptoms of sweats, rash on my back, weight... Read more »

Having a hard time coping with the depression

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
It seems ;like lately I'm having a harder rime than usual coping with this depression. Sometimes it is so bad that I think about stopping the drugs and just letting the virus take over. I've been positive for 18 yrs and my health is OK. My... Read more »