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Side Effects Of Egrifta

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you more carefully for side effects. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking tesamorelin, call your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You should not...
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What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...is small (15-17% in 26 weeks). Growth hormone achieved values closer to 30-40% in some studies, but it also caused more side effects.In an effort to think what the community thought,I did a survey in my pozhealth list and most participants were... Read more »

What to look forward to in 2011

Nelson, do you think 2011 will be a good year for HIV. What are the main things we should be excited about?Vic
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...(QUAD and TMC278 (rilpivirine) + Truvada)to compete with Atripla. Both will not have the central nervous system related side effects that Atripla has (bad dreams, poor sleep, fatigue, depression). I hope the companies do not get too greedy and... Read more »

Belly Fat Drug

Nelson, I just read there is a new belly fat drug for HIV..can you tell me more please?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...shown to decrease fat, and increase volume of muscle cells. It requires injections under the skin every day. Its fat lowering effects disappear once the drug is stopped.This product was approved last week by a review panel at the FDA for the... Read more »

Time to change Meds

I am 22 years positive and started meds 10 years after initial diagnose. I cannot take the side effects of my meds and need some advice on other choices of drugs to take. This way I can do my research before seeing my doctor in Aug 2010. I am...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...have got a glucose tolerance test (GTT) done. People with impaired glucose tolerance may be more sensitive than others to the effects of Norvir-boosted protease inhibitors in increasing fat mass. I would also like to know your height, weight, ... Read more »
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The Body

FDA Decision on Egrifta (Tesamorelin) Delayed Until Fall

...deal of heat on the FDA to make as sure as it possibly can that new drugs don't have any hidden surprises when it comes to side effects. As a result, the agency has greatly slowed its rate of drug approvals this year as it grows more deliberate... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Egrifta for Treatment of Lipodystrophy in People With HIV

...non-active injectable solution (placebo). Some patients reported improvements in their self image. The most commonly reported side effects in the studies included joint pain (arthralgia), skin redness and rash at the injection site (erythema and... Read more »
The Body

A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)

...polymerase gamma, which is the principal enzyme responsible for mitochondrial DNA synthesis. And it can also have other negative effects on protein synthesis. Some of the nucleoside analogs pose a significant obstacle for normal metabolism and... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

... Introduction Body Shape Changes Study Volunteers Study Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the Read more »
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Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
...Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting Read more »

Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long Read more »

Isentress Drug - Side Effects?? HELP

Posted by design36, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long Read more »

ED side effects

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »