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Should I Take Zoloft If I Have Hiv

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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Neuropathy, suddenly

Hello, I have been poz for about 15 years. Am currently on Kaletra, Ziagen, and Viread. In the past, I have had slight inklings of neuropathy, mostly in my feet. It has been very moderate, so I haven't done anything about it. However, last...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not observed acute neuropathy with either Zoloft or your current HIV regimen (for your HIV regimen there is a low risk for peripheral neuropathy which usually begins slowly and involves the toes/feet Read more »

elevated LFT's

I have been taking sustiva and Truvada now 2 weeks. Also on Zoloft 50 @hs and serequel 25@hs. My cd4 has gone from 68 to 100 in 2 weeks, but my liver functions are "200" I'm concerned about my increased LFT's....is it wise to stop zoloft/serequel...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Were your liver tests within the normal range before you started your HIV medications? Have you been on Zoloft and Seroquel for a while and does your psychiatrist feel you absolutely need to take these? Read more »

Stopping Zoloft????

I have been on Zoloftl now for two years and I want to stop taking it. I currently take 150 mg daily and I take epsicom, viread, and sustiva for HIV treatment. I have had some good results after taking zoloft, but now I really want to stop it. My...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Why stop the Zoloft if it has been so effective? Just by reducing the dose you are now extremely tired, having trouble sleeping and stressed. The Read more »

Severe cramps, diarhea and nausa

I am having severe cramps with nausea and diarhea after taking combivir and sustiva. I drink alcohol as well.The cramps are so severe I bend over in pain. I am also taking zoloft for depression.Also will HIV meds affect me when I have IV anesthesia...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...AZT or one of the other HIV meds your are taking can cause your GI symptoms in some patients. Pancreatitis or gastritis worsened by alcohol use can also Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

... Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care 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 »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Read more »
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My Lover Has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, About ten months ago my lover told me he was HIV+. At the time, he was very sick and in the hospital from an infection. I basicly took care of him and when he came home from Read more »

depressed

Posted by antibody, 4 Replies
...i'm 35 hiv+. current stats are tcells 750 and 11,000 copies of the virus. i've been monitored for 2 years by a hiv specialist. on androgel Read more »

HIV, alcohol and patience.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...so worried about being impatient about everthing! I drink alcohol daily and take sustiva and combivir. Will alcohol and also zoloft for depression interact with the alcohol??? I work the afternoon shift and find it hard to get out of bed. HELP! Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she Read more »