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Taking Peg-intron With Hiv Meds

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Really Scared!!!!

Dr.Bob, Hope this find's you well!!I am concerned about starting Peg-Intron "again" in a few day's. I took it 2 years ago, and only made it 3month's.I think I was anemic when I was taking it and was wondering if there was anything I could do to help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dosing schedule, what to do if you miss a dose, etc.In your specific case, remind him that the last time you tried combination Peg-Intron/Rebetrol for your Hep C, you became anemic. There is no doubt this gold standard for Hep C treatment is... Read more »

HIV AND HEP. C

I TOOK THE TREATMENT FOR HEP. C ABOUT 2YEARS PEG INTRON AND MY LIVER FUNCTIONS SEEM TO BE GOOD BUT... Read more »

Starting HIV med during Hep C Treatment

I am in the 31st week of peg-intron/ribavirin treatment, and have been undetectable since week 5. ... Read more »
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What's New in Treatment Information?

...week 12 were highly unlikely to achieve undetectable HCV levels by study end. Also, people who were over 80% adherent to their meds were much more likely to achieve undetectable levels by study end. Side effects overall were similar among the... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Peginterferon Alfa-2 (Pegasys, PEG-Intron)

...infection, a common infection in HIV patients. It is usually prescribed in combination with ribavirin, another antiviral. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Peginterferon alfa is used to treat chronic HCV in patients coinfected with HIV and HCV. Dosage... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HCV in Corrections: Frontline or Backwater?

...Consultants' Meeting, Atlanta GA, March 5-7, 2001. Bonacini M., Puoti M. Arch Intern Med 2000; 160 3365-3373. Bonacini M. AIDS Reader 12 (1): 19-26, 2002. See the CDC Serostatus Approach to Fighting the Epidemic, SAFE, March 2001 ... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 24, 2009

...My CD4 count is 205 and I've been on HIV meds for eight months now.   Cancellation of Long-Term Disability Benefits for HIV/AIDS My long-term disability insurer, CIGNA, recently cancelled my benefits. They claim that I am now no longer... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

Travelling with HIV Meds

Posted by jon_yvr, 6 Replies
...I am on 6 meds and I'm going the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy for a month. I'll be carrying alot of bottles. Has anyone had any experience Read more »