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Side Effects Cosmetic Procedure Sculptra

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...your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $1,077.22 / month for 300 mg capsules Manufacturer contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, , 1 (800) 321-1335 Potential side effects and toxicity: Dizziness and lightheadedness. Elevated levels of unconjugated bilirubin (produced by the liver) may result in cases of jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), reported in 4-9% of...
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saving face

hello, I am a treatment experinced hiv positive individual 40 year old male, the treatment im on is a combo of fuzeon, kaletra, and emtriva, which seems to be workig well for me, in the past I have had pnemonia, and about 4 years ago I had lymphoma...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the injections for facial lipodsytrophy but that has not been close to uniform. If it is made clear that the fat loss is a side effect of treatment that may help. It may also help if you could identify a provider who will do the injections and... Read more »

Reyataz side effects

How common is it for those taking Reyataz to experience elevated bilirubin levels to the extent that it becomes cosmetically obvious? My doctor wants me to start Reyataz and says he has only seen this 'yellowing' once before and overall, when...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...eyes) in 1-2% of cases. If this occurs, it rapidly reverts back to normal when the drug is stopped, with absolutely no long-term effects. Read more »

Sculptra facial nodules

I think it is much more common from what I read on this site and others that nodules from Sculptra are a common side effect. I had very good result but also had to have several treatments just to surround and disguise the nodules. My doctor said...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The risk of nodules from Sculptra is relatively low, but does depend to some extent on the experience of the doctor doing the injections. Massage does lessen the risk of nodule formation. We recommend 5 minutes of massage 5 times daily for 5 days... Read more »

drug holiday and Sculptra?

Hi. Great web site!!! Viral load undetectable,CD4 count 650---unchanged for 10 years. Started meds only because it was the "thing to do" 10 years ago. Now having thoughts of stopping meds. I am currently taking Epivir, Acyclovir (but never had...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. One of the reasons to consider stopping HAART is because of medication-related side effects. It's not clear what you are on currently, but since your numbers Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Read more »

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...--> Contraindications Individuals should tell a doctor about any medical problems before using this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, PLLA can cause some unwanted effects; not all of these effects are known at... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes . Switching HIV Drugs Some HIV drugs in the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase (NRTI) class havebeen linked to subcutaneous fat loss, including Zerit (stavudine, d4T)... Read more »
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...the host tissues. As a result, a physician can remove Bio-Alcamid should this ever be desired. Bio-Alcamid has been used outside Canada in large volumes for the reconstruction of other anatomical areas, namely, buttocks, de-nervated shoulders,... Read more »

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