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Smoking And Using Megace

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Ask the Experts

Can I smoke cannabinoid or cannabis?

Hi,Im taking Trizivir and Viramune.I was wondering if I could ask my doctor to perscibe me smoked cannabinoid to improve my appetite and depressive moods? Is it a pill or cigearette? I would like to have that high feeling to help me out of a slump...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You are presenting two issues, the most important one being a possible depression. The loss of appetite may be a manisfestation of the depression, and it may all be the same problem. My first inclination (rather than cannabinoids) would be to treat... Read more »

Fatigue due to medications, and smoking

Since recently being diagnosed with HIV, I've been on Kalatra and Combivir, not to mention... Read more »

Megace, androgel, and testosterone levels

Hello..I have been taking Megace to help bolster my appetite, but recently I read that Megace can... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more likely to... Read more »
The Well Project

Smoking, Tobacco Use and HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Smoking, Tobacco Use, and HIV The Bad News: How Smoking and Tobacco Use Can Hurt Your Health The Good News: How Quitting Smoking and Tobacco Products Can Help Your Health Help With Quitting Taking Care of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Smoking: It Doesn't Make Living with HIV Any Easier

Recent research has examined whether cigarette smoking speeds progression to AIDS. Studies have shown that HIV-positive smokers are more likely to develop Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and develop PCP more quickly than non-smokers. These... Read more »
Connect With Others

Quit Smoking Blog

Posted by Phychodesyday
Hi! My name is Jessica! I Opponent smoking! Sorry if you wrote a post on the wrong forum! I just want all people to be healthy! And who smokes? Stop this addiction! Thank you!
Quit Smoking Life is Beautiful
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trying to quit smoking

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
since the 4th of july, i have been trying to get myself independent of smoking cigarettes. although i have yet to kick the habit completely, i have been able to cut down.i used to smoke 2 packs a day, but, now im down to half a pack a day.thats a... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23, 1 Reply
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
Did you know..

People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population?

People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, such as:
*bacterial pneumonia
*HIV related pulmonary emphysema
* hairy leukoplakia
*oral... Read more »