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Taking Prezista With Hiv Meds

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Facial Wasting Prezista/Norvir/Truvada vs. Atripla

Hi, let me begin by thanking you for your great work on, you can't imagine how helpful this site has been in the year since I've been diagnosed with HIV..I was diagnosed last year at the age of 23 and immediately began taking...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...combinations. Both choices are potent and control HIV replication in the majority of patients. However, protease inhibitors like Prezista have been linked to a greater risk of metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular disease. They are also... Read more »

Prezista & Norvir

Hello-My question is about taking Prezista AND Norvir together. I know Prezista is to be taken with... Read more »

I stopped taking my HIV Meds

A series of misfortunes made me depressed and I also changed doctors. After my last doctors meeting... Read more »
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FAQs About Prezista (Darunavir) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...CD4 count. Although I use testosterone gel to combat fatigue, my testosterone levels have usually been somewhat low. Once the meds change was initiated, my testosterone count jumped to 2,400. Could my new meds have caused the spike? Response... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier, and many HIV health care workers are likely to follow them. The guidelines themselves were revised by a panel of 30 HIV/AIDS experts from across the U.S. We'll summarize a few of the major changes in the revised guidelines below. A ... Read more »
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FAQs About Treatment for HIV Treatment Veterans From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...(non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors), and partial resistance to protease inhibitors. What are my options? I began HIV meds about 17 years ago. My resistance tests show that I am resistant to all protease inhibitors except Prezista... Read more »
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...Reyataz/Norvir, or Lexiva/Norvir. Intelence has been studied and can be used without dose adjustment with the boosted protease inhibitors Prezista/Norvir and Invirase/Norvir. Since Kaletra increases Intelence blood levels, use together with... Read more »
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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...take advantage of free HIV screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, that life is by no means healthy and that avoiding HIV infection was... Read more »

Not good test results...

Posted by BeerMe30, 2 Replies
...Not much room for error. Hopefully my HIV doesn't become resistant to the meds. I am taking Truvada, Intelence, Norvir and Prezista plus Dapsone. I need to go back for a blood draw to see if I am able to take a new medication available. If it... Read more »

Need help with getting meds in NY

Posted by michiamano
...have enough. I will send him some of this stuff but don't know if he will get all this in time. Is it possible to get HIV meds in NY without receipts and huge amounts of money? The problem is we are not Americans, we are from Russia. Thank you... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...I had AIDS for many years now and was the lucky one's to surive... the clinical studies.... long term side effects... and the worst isolation. Read more »