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Should Someone With Hiv Take Oxandrolone

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hgh and oxandrolone

I have read countless articles suggesting the use of injectable hgh for hiv+ people. Is this a safe thing to do? Any noted bad side effects such as liver damage? I have read that 3 ius per day is suggested. I ahve also read that taking hgh along...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Human growth hormone is the one treatment that has produced sustained and significant beenfits for both lipodystrophy and wasting. No other pharmacologic interventions (Megace, glitazones, androgens, etc..) can make such a claim. Beyond this, the... Read more »

oxandrolone still low testosterone

Hi Thank you in advance for the wonderful responses i have received over the course of a couple of... Read more »

oxandrolone

How often is oxandrolone taken? I have so many pills to take with all of my HIV meds already and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Steroid Can Restore Body Tissue in HIV-Positive People, Study Says

...body mass index either oxandrolone -- in doses of 20 mg, 40 mg or 80 mg -- or a placebo daily for 12 weeks (Grunfeld et al., JAIDS , March 2006). The men who took the steroid in all dose levels had gained weight and muscle tissue, researchers... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...believe it can be effective at doses lower than the FDA-approved dose. Testosterone and anabolic (muscle building) agents like oxandrolone or nandrolone might also help treat wasting. They have been studied alone and in combination with... Read more »
The Body PRO

Treating HIV-Associated Weight Loss and Wasting

...are useful in patients with HIV-associated weight loss and wasting. Dr. Mary Romeyn from San Francisco reported a study of oxandrolone (20 mg/day) with or without supervised progressive resistance exercise in 13 male subjects. All patients had... 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 »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »