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Stopping Megace

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Megace? Good/Bad?

I was reading a question that was asked on your panel. About Megace and weight gain. I am a transexual and take spirolactone 200 mg Qd, and Premarin 2.5 Qd. I stopped my HIV meds, 3 months ago due to lipodystophy. Is Megace a good idea, if Im...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

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The question of megestrol acetate (Megace) and its ability to resolve lipoatrophy problems has come up on this forum in the past. The interaction with taking other female hormones in transexuals is new (and you are right, no information was found... Read more »

using megace

I just recently started my HIV meds. I am on sustiva and Truvada. I am also taking TB drugs that... Read more »

Marinol vs. Megace

i just had a visit. CD4 count is 180 and viral load is less than 400.I am horrified at losing... Read more »
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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 »
Treatment Action Group

SMART Stops Stopping

The Strategies for the Management of Antiretroviral Therapy (SMART) trial was designed to investigate whether antiretroviral therapy could be used on an as-needed basis rather than continuously. The protocol involved interrupting therapy when the... Read more »
infoSIDA

Acetato de Megestrol

Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas y otros El acetato de megestrol, tambiĆ©n conocido como Megace, es un tipo de medicamento llamado anticaquĆ©ctico. Estos productos hacen engordar al... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effort Seeks to Help Schools Prevent Sex Violence

Vice President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are helping launch an awareness campaign aimed at stopping school-based sexual violence. "Students across the country deserve the safest possible environment in which to learn. That's why... Read more »
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Stopping Treatment *DELETED*

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stopping hiv meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My doctor yesterday threw me for a loop when he asked me about stopping my meds. I have been HIV+ since 1989 with a viral load of 200 or under and a T cell count of over 1100. These numbers have remained relatively consistent for years. Does anyone... Read more »

The insanity has got to stop

Posted by GaryNPA, 1 Reply
Please people... this board is for people to come to in order to get compassion, advice, or reassurance. Can we please stop all this bickering and posting nonsense. This illness is very serious business.

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please stop

Posted by altazar, 1 Reply
to whom ever is responding to the meathear hater person please stop you are doing excatly what he wants and neither of you are doing this board and the people who really want help any good ,so iask all of you to please quit.

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