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Slowing Down Hiv And Aids

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, a person must take the correct dose sothat the right amount of drug...
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Statins slow down production of antibodies?

Dr. Bob, Here is a question you never have answered! Can the taking of statins like zocor slow down the production of hiv anti-bodies? Took an hiv test at 3 months after high risk anal experience with another man, test was negative but was wondering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Well actually I have answered this question before, and the answer has not changed. Zocor (or other statins) does not slow the production of HIV antibodies, alter the time course of the "window period" or affect the results of HIV... Read more »

Train wont stop going -- No way to slow down.

Dear Nancy,I posted here several months ago under the title "Terrified at Work". You asked that I check back in with you at some point.Unfortunately my ride has only gotten wilder. My eyes, damaged by HIV, burn constantly while I am at...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
No one is destined to come to a bad end. In my opinion, you are in urgent need of very good counseling at the hands of an HIV-knowledgeable psychotherapist. They work wonders--but only if you let them. Please get a referral from your ID doc and make... Read more »

Slowing down cd4 decline and vl increase

Hi doc,I was diagnosed with hiv last january 2010 and my cd4 now (750)is declining more rapidly than i expected, with a viral load of 400,000 copies per ml after just 2 years. It was initially 1200 and 30,000 2 years ago. I have 2 questions:1. Based...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The declines depicted on these types of graphs are averages. The decline depends on the type of virus acquired and the underlying immune system of the person. Although your idea is a good one, unfortunately that won't work. Even if you drained... Read more »

PEP does not slow down antibody production

Is this statement correct. If I took a course of PEP and tested 12 week negative. Without HEP C coinfection etc on a 4th generation antibody test can I move on with my life? Or should I assume that PEP slows down antibody production, I assumed it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Canuck E-mail Bombarder,The current post-PEP HIV-screening guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing at six weeks, three months and six months for a definitive result.Generally speaking, your logic is correct; however, at this time the... Read more »
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Does slow seroconversion = slow progression?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, thanks for your help with my other questions a few pages back. I would like to buy everyone a drink when this is all over, but probably can't aford it!

Does anyone know of any natural indicators of the rate of hiv disease... Read more »

Very slow progress...

Posted by jmiami, 2 Replies
On 10/31/2006, I was diagnosed with AIDS while in the hospital with a bout of PCP. MY CD4 count was 21(!!!) and viral load of 650,000. Anyways I was placed on Atripla, Bactrim and Azithromycin on 11/2006. In 2/28/2007 my CD4 count was only 61 and... Read more »

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I know that no one can help me at this point but on Thurs. I went in and had my blood drawn for HIV testing. Well it is Mon at 630pm eastern time and I keep getting a call us back from the women in the office at and if I am not... Read more »