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Tesamorelin Side Effects

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you more carefully for side effects. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking tesamorelin, call your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You should not...
Ask the Experts

What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Tesamorelin is small (15-17% in 26 weeks). Growth hormone achieved values closer to 30-40% in some studies, but it also caused more side effects.In an effort to think what the community thought,I did a survey in my pozhealth list and most... Read more »

Belly Fat Drug

Nelson, I just read there is a new belly fat drug for HIV..can you tell me more please?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...shown to decrease fat, and increase volume of muscle cells. It requires injections under the skin every day. Its fat lowering effects disappear once the drug is stopped.This product was approved last week by a review panel at the FDA for the... Read more »

My FAT Belly (FAT BELLY) (LIPOHYPERTROPHY)

Hi Dr. Frascino, I was one of your patients in Sunnyvale way back in 1987 and now live in Sonoma County. I have attended some of your concerts and love you. My medical question is: I have fat around my organs and as you can imagine it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...folks visiting In-N-Out Burger, so . . . .As far as treatment, as I mentioned above, there are no easy answers. You could consider switching to a more "fat-friendly" HIV regimen if you happen to be on a regimen associated with fat accumulation. I... Read more »

Lipodystrophy/atrophy

Dear Dr. Frascino.....I have become resistant to Combivir/Trizivir and Sustiva and I am now on Viread/Videx/Reyataz and Norvir. My questions are.....will my facial wasting improve over time now that I am off of the AZT based meds? Also I am still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your exercise program and diet can help, albeit modestly. As far as drug treatment, metformin has shown little to very modest effect and cannot be generally recommended as safe and effective treatment for this condition. Growth hormone has been... Read more »
Articles
The Body

FDA Decision on Egrifta (Tesamorelin) Delayed Until Fall

...great deal of heat on the FDA to make as sure as it possibly can that new drugs don't have any hidden surprises when it comes to side effects. As a result, the agency has greatly slowed its rate of drug approvals this year as it grows more... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Tesamorelin for Fat Accumulation

...of growth hormone release by the pituitary gland is still intact, avoiding excessive growth hormone levels and potential side effects. This distinguishes tesamorelin from Serostim. The reduction in both belly fat and triglycerides, without... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

... Introduction Body Shape Changes Study Volunteers Study Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves Egrifta for Treatment of Lipodystrophy in People With HIV

...non-active injectable solution (placebo). Some patients reported improvements in their self image. The most commonly reported side effects in the studies included joint pain (arthralgia), skin redness and rash at the injection site (erythema and... Read more »
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Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
...Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting Read more »

Isentress & Side Effects

Posted by design36, 3 Replies
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? How long Read more »

Isentress Drug - Side Effects?? HELP

Posted by design36, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? Read more »

ED side effects

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the side effects when taking Crixivan and Viagra? Read more »