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Taking Compazine With Hiv Meds

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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Completely sick with taking PEP, and thinking about stopping, HELP!

Im a nurse practitioner, desperately seeking information about PEP for a non-occupational exposure. I went to the registry on Friday to register my car. It was crazy there and it was 4:15 so they were trying to get everyone out to close. I was in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low. We have no way of determining whether Mr. Homeless was positively charged or not. Also, HIV Read more »

How to manage side effects of Kaletra and Combivir

I pinched myself with a needle in th OR. They prescribed Kaletra and Combivir for a month (prevention of HIV). I have been on it for 5 days and I feel very weak and with alot of Nausea. What can I do to feel beter while I take these medications?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I recommend taking the meds after eating breakfast and supper. For nausea, Compazine or Reglan can be helpful. For diarrhea, calcium supplements, Immodium Read more »

Why should I care???

Dear Doctor, I am a 41 yr old male who is HIV positive. I have no love life but work and I drink a lot and take HIV meds, Sustiva combivir Zoloft advair are the main meds besides vitamins. I vomited 3 times this evening and have been doing this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients remain sensitive to the nausea due to certain HIV medications (such as the AZT in Combivir). There are also a variety of non-HIV related potentiral causes for nasuea/stomach problems. Read more »

just started meds

Dear Dr Young.Dont know if you remember me? I am the former kennel worker in Alaska that was diognosed with HIV this last Feb06. I have been on HIV meds now for about 8 weeks. Sustiva & Combivir sence starting the meds I have mostly been dealing...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...combined into a triple combo pill with efavirenz, called Atripla.I can appreciate the difficulties in being away from major HIV treatment centers; I hope that our site can provide outside value to you. Feel free to write back anytime. BY Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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I am sooo sad today

Posted by Mix, 10 Replies
...I knew that one day I would have to start the meds but I never thought it would be so soon. Went for my lab results today and my doctor dropped the bombshell. My CD4 count has 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 »

I'm an HIV mother looking for friends

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi there, I'm an HIV mother looking for friends to share thoughts, stories and encouragement with. Why don't you contact me. Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »