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Taking Viagra With Hiv Meds

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HIV meds & Viagra

A boyfriend I had in 1976 now lives in Miami, but he came back to NYC in 2004. Together we marched against the Republican convention, which re-nominated Bush. He still looked swell at 54, and says he still loves me, but he laments that he has...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
No, there is not a danger, but there are important drug interactions with some of the antiretrovirals and Erectile Dysfunction drugs like Viagra and Cialis that you and he should be aware of, and you should only consider doing this with your... Read more »

viagra and meds

Is it dangerous for me to be taking viagra with my hiv meds?... Read more »

Taking Viagra with Atripla

I take Atripla for HIV. I know that this does not prevent the spread of HIV. My partner and I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Viagra, Ice Linked to HIV

Gay men in Australia who take the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra or stimulants like ice (crystal methamphetamine) to enhance sexual pleasure are at greater risk of acquiring HIV, according to a study presented today at the Australasian Sexual... 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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Garbo Chang on Taking HIV Meds From 9-to-5 to Vacation Time (Video)

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 »

Viagra

Posted by SoaringEagle
I'm taking Combivir and Vircept. I was told i can't use Viagra and now i am told i can if its .25 mg. Anyone know for sure. A buddy gave me some for x-mas an they are 50 mg, i don't want to mess up with my meds.

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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 »