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Taking Deca Durabolin With Hiv Meds

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Sustanon 250 and Deca-Durabolin 50

Hi There,I am a 30yo male in Australia. Been living with HIV for two years, VL undetectable, percentage good at 45 with CD4 dropping from 600 to 340 in the last 6 months. Recently i have lost about 25 pounds and have been very lethargic and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Even though the absolute CD4 count declined recently, a stable CD4 percentage suggests no loss of immune control and chances are the CD4 count should come back to higher levels. If your doctor started you on... Read more »

Depo Testosterone and Deca-Durabolin Combo

Hello from Texas! I looked and did not see a question like this so I hope I am not asking a... Read more »

Deca Durabolin Availability

http://www.aids.org/atn/a-381-03.htmlThis might explain why the other guy was told that Deca was no... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Nandrolone (Deca Durabolin) Disappears in U.S., Generic May Return in July

In late May or early June treatment activists learned that theonly version of nandrolone currently available in the U.S. (brandname Deca Durabolin) was being discontinued. Soon we startedhearing from patients whose pharmacies told them they could... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment for HIV Wasting Withdrawn

Organon International of West Orange, New Jersey, the only U.S. maker of Deca Durabolin (nandrolone decanoate), an injectable anabolic steroid used by many HIV-positive people to combat AIDS-associated weight loss, has decided to cease marketing the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Shows No Increase in Sexual Risk Behavior When Taking Preventive HIV Drug

"Taking a pill as a preventive measure against HIV infection may not encourage people at high risk for the disease to engage in risky sexual behavior, according to a new U.S. study meant to address fears about its use," Reuters reports. "The... Read more »
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A Day in the Life Video Series: George Burgess on Addiction Recovery and Taking HIV Meds

Keeping up with HIV meds often means having to weave daily doses into a busy life. How do other HIVers do it? In each episode of this video series, we'll take a peek into the day-to-day routine of a person who's living with HIV, taking HIV meds, and... Read more »
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taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
I'm traveling to Russia 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?... Read more »

22 poz..stopped taking meds/not disclosing status

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
i was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »

Just found out, husband stopped taking meds ...

Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Replies
almost 9 months ago. He has been in the best condition health wise since I've known him. 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with non hodgekins lymphoma. Prior to this, he was told he had AIDS and was taking aids meds since 2000.

Now, I am thinking... Read more »

When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »