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Taking Metoprolol When You're Hiv Positive

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AIDS InfoNet

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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Cardiac Inversion after staphin fection do BP interfer with HIV meds?

I placed this question here specifically because I nearly was near death a Ventilator for respiratory failure a month ago in March, I was seeing a Pain Management Dr, whom was giving me lumbar injections. But oddly,He was having me come in early...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(raltegravir). The etravirine (Intelence) could interact with the digoxin (higher levels) so monitoring and carefull dosing recommended. Metoprolol usually OK with those HIV meds in my experience. KH Read more »

Employer Finding Out You're HIV+

Will my company insurance carrier report my HIV+ status to my employer once they start to see HIV meds and treatment claims by my doctor?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Not unless they want to risk losing their license to provide insurance. They can provide aggregate data to employers who are their clients, but they are barred by law from providing information with an employee's name linked to it. Read more »

nervous twitch in face

I started taking atripla for hiv and metoprololfor my high blood pressure 3 months ago and have a nervous twitch in my face now what could this be?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...An isolated facial twitch would be unusual to be caused either by the B blocker metoprolol or Atripla. A good neurologic assessment by your HIV specialist or a neurologist is recommended to try and pinpoint which nerve Read more »

interactions/drinking

i am on activan(0.5), ambien(10), lopressor, prilosec, crestor(40), metformin,(1,000), metoprolol(100). enalapril(5). going on vacation, is drinking lightly, okay?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You don't mention what your HIV meds are and what is your hepaitis C status (that information important to be able to answer your question). KH Read more »
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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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... 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 »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »