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Taking Clonazepam When You're Hiv Positive

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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

... What Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: You can get love and support to help you deal with your health. You can keep your close friends and loved ones
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Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to rule out malignancy or a localized infection.Good luck J,Dr. BobYet another question on fatigue Jan 9, 2010I have been Aids defined since 2002, tcells are about 1000 now on meds, VL was undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc... Read more »

Use of Imovane (zopiclone) or Klonipin (clonazepam) with Truvada / Reyataz / Norvir

Hi Dr HenryI'm about to start meds (Truvada / Reyataz / Norvir) and would like to know if it is safe to use Imovane or Klonipin to help with sleep?Thank you.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of protease inhibitors can increase Klonopin levels and possibly the zopicolone levels (a racemic mixture of drugs similar to Lunesta in US). Caution should thus be used with lower doses (perhaps half) of the Klonopin or zopicolone doses when... Read more »

seroquel, prozac and clonazepam

i have severe long term depression issues. i have been on the above for about 5 years. lately i feel myself sinking inside. i have memories i wish i would not have but the keep coming. this is an issue i have had for a long time.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and sorry to hear about your symptoms.I'm not very expert on depression, but if you've been on a stable regimen for 5 years, but have worsening symptoms, it's time to let your doctor(s) know.My guess is that there is likely a better treatment... Read more »

fainting spells when started my HIV Meds

I have been on HIV meds for the last three years. After my second week of taken my meds I started feeling as if I was going to pass out and have passed out several times along with heart palpitation. My resting heart rate would go up tp 160 BPM. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Both efavirenz and protease inhibitors can worsen side effects from clonazepam leading to increased levels with faintness/central nervous system symptoms. Cardiac evaluation if also recommended (as you have Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...Hi ladies - Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. ... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »