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Taking Zoloft 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
Ask the Experts

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...then, the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact... Read more »

Stopping Zoloft????

I have been on Zoloftl now for two years and I want to stop taking it. I currently take 150 mg daily and I take epsicom, viread, and sustiva for HIV treatment. I have had some good results after taking zoloft, but now I really want to stop it. My...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Why stop the Zoloft if it has been so effective? Just by reducing the dose you are now extremely tired, having trouble sleeping and stressed. The Read more »

Xanax & Zoloft

Starting Nov. 6, 2006 I was on Lexapro for about 15 days. On the 17th of Nov. 06 i found out i have HIV and was devistated. The side effects of the Lexapro were unbearable. My Dr. switched me to Cymbalta and that too didn't do anything for me. I...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...are additive and potentially habit forming. So you need to simplify this regimen.It's hard for me to say whether you need the Zoloft. I'm not sure why you were taking the Lexapro, which apparently caused significant side effects. But the real... Read more »

Female who had 1x unprotected...PLEASE ANSWER...I will donate

Dr. Frascino,First of all I want to say thank you for all of the hard work that you put towards the forum. Your responses are truly up-lifting and people like me who are going through so much anxiety appreciate it so much. Here is my story. I'm a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Questions about possible infection need to be sent to me at the Safe Sex/HIV Prevention Forum, as this forum is for folks with confirmed HIV disease. So folks, if you are waiting for a reply, and you are Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...Increase Kaletra to three tablets twice daily with food (recommended) when taken with Sustiva in people who previously took HIV drugs, especially protease inhibitors. Kaletra cannot be taken once daily with Sustiva. Monitor liver enzymes closely... 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 Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

My Lover Has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, About ten months ago my lover told me he was HIV+. At the time, he was very sick and in the hospital from an infection. I basicly took care of him and when he came home from Read more »