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Taking Anadrol With Hiv Meds

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Urgent! Anadrol/Lipo/Gynecomastia Problem

Dearest Experts:First - thanks for all the sound advice you regularly provide - it provides a great research tool and "Starting Point" in determining appropriate treatments, etc.I started taking Anadrol-50 about a year ago (100mg/day), and was on it...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...whew, lots of questions. Here goes with my answers.I don't think anadrol or any androgenic anabolic steroid is too likely to cause gynecomastia (after all they are androgenic not estrogenic). Gyno Read more »

Gynecomastia & low Testosterone

I have been poz for 20+ years, 15+ years on meds. Latest regimen (12-18 mos) is Kaletra, Norvir, Reyataz. I have also been diagnosed with low (well below 100) testosterone levels for the last 6-8 years or so.During a period of time (3-6 years ago)...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The questions today have a theme= tough to answer. The natural history of both male breast enlargement +/- HIV +/- HIV treatment is still not well worked out. Some data has suggested that breast tissue may swell and then recede for unclear Read more »

Confused about testosterone levels

Dr. Franscino:Thanks for taking time to answer so many questions. I'm 49 and have been on HAART for four years (currently Kaletra, Epivir, Zerit) I've been on testosterone gel and Anadrol in cycles since 2000 to combat belly paunch, seems to work....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...getting morning stiffies!?! Now there's a reason to celebrate. The story with androgenic/anabolic steroids is somewhat complex. Anadrol is an androgenic/anabolic steroid similar to the male hormone testosterone. It is approved for use in treating... Read more »

HAART and CDL license

I have been on Norvir/Fortovase,Epivir and Zerit for 3 years since my diagnosis, still undetectable, with CD4s in the 250 range (12 percent). I am also on anabolic steroids (Anadrol,Androgel) in cycles, which have helped tremendously with muscle...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your regimen is not one that usually exhibits CNS side effects (as opposed to say Sustiva which is a good drug but may cause odd dreams and interfere with sleep). For some folks ritonavir gives them a drugged feeling (esp at higher doses like 400... Read more »
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Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...Hi, I am doing research on the use of Anadrol-50 (oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email Read more »

Anadrol-50 patients, look here

Posted by PharmD
...(oxymetholone) in patients with HIV wasting and wanted to receive some feedback from actual patients. Please send me an email at vootkur@medscape.com if you are interested in answering a few questions for me. Thanks! Anil Vootkur, PharmD, RPh Read more »