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Should Someone With Hiv Take Metformin

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Metformin

Is Metformin still an effective treatment for losing weight caused by fat distribution?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The results with metformin for management of fat redistribution in the setting of HIV treatment are mixed to unimpressive so cannot be generally be recommended. KH... Read more »

metformin for lipodystrophy

I recently heard that there may be a possible new treatment for lipodystrophy. Do you know... Read more »

Metformin for diabetes to treatment lypodystrophy

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AIDS Survival Project

October 2000 Treatment Chronicles

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Seattle Treatment Education Project

Current Clinical Trials in the Northwest

Primary Infection Clinic Treatment and observational studies of newly acquired HIV infection (within the prior 8 months). Treatment options are abacavir, lamivudine, efavirenz OR abacavir, lamivudine, indinavir/ritonavir. Contact either Claire or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Metabolic Complications Associated With HIV Disease

Also see parts one , two and four . HIV treatment has shown remarkable results starting in 1995 by lowering the death rate, decreasing hospitalizations and lengthening people's lives. But around 1997, following the respite from the years of AIDS... Read more »
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Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun, 1 Reply
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »

Excess Medication

Posted by hott4fun, 1 Reply
I have excess medication such as Lexiva, Epzicom, Metformin, Lipitor, and Tricor. I wonder what I can do with it? Sell it? Give it away? or Throw it away. Its all unopened bottles. Please help! Send me IM. Read more »