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Taking Wellbutrin When You're Hiv Positive

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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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Wellbutrin/PI's and Neuropathy

I read a brief question about Wellbutrin and neuropathy and the answer said that caution should be taken in prescribing Wellbutrin with protease inhibitors. I had neuropathy about 8-9 years ago from Zerit. Once the Zerit was stopped, it took about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Usually HIV-related neuropathy is seen more often with lower CD4 cell counts but very long term data is still lacking on that issue among Read more »

Wellbutrin and Neuropathy

Do you select only certain questions to answer?I posted two days ago a question about side effects from Wellbutrin and have yet to see a response. Sorry, just anxious. thanks, Bruce
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you are having neuropathy while HIV infected and on HIV meds and Wellbutrin it is unlikely that the neuropathy is due to the Wellbutrin. Wellbutrin has to be used Read more »

Sustiva and Wellbutrin interactions

A patient of mine (I'm a psychiatrist) told me he had recently read about interactions between Sustiva and Wellbutrin, both medications he is currently taking, along with several others for HIV and for depression. I have not found anything about...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have numerous patients on that combination with no problem. There is a concern about Wellbutrin and many of the protease inhibitors but Sustiva has generally been OK. KH Read more »

Wellbutrin and Amprenavir?

Recently a psychiatrist with few HIV patients switched me to Wellbutrin after I had a severe allergic reaction to Celexa. It is really working well, but the label says not to use it with PIs. Since Amprenavir is a different class than the older...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...interactions than others. There has been one laboratory study looking at the potential for drug to drug interactions between HIV medicines and wellbutrin. This one study suggests that there may be a slight interaction between amprenavir and... 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 »
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

...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... Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...Hi ladies - Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. ... Read more »

Believing you're Ok

Posted by worried22yo, 5 Replies
...diagnosed symptoms. I am doing better. I think I am going to give blood maybe just to make sure since I hear they screen for HIV-2, etc. Opinions? Good luck to everyone! Read more »