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The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...they can quit at any time There are several other safeguards in place for people who participate in clinical trials. These include the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Data Safety and Management Board (DSMB). The IRB reviews the study plan and the informed consent paperwork before the study can begin enrolling volunteers at a particular hospital, clinic, or doctor's office. The IRB checks that the informed consent paperwork is easy...
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Testim vs. Androgel

I am not getting good results from Testim using 1 tube per day. I had it increased 90 days ago and awaiting result. Current dose - 1.5 tubes per day (total 7.5 MG). Now the insurance company said no to Testim so I'll have to switch to androgel. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hi and thanks for your post.Both Testim and Androgel are used to treat low testosterone levels. While it's generally thought that Testim is better absorbed than Androgel, Read more »

Testim

How many hours after applying Testim to the upper arms must pass before a female can touch them?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It's recommended that you apply Testim to your shoulders after your morning shower, rub it in and then let it dry before covering the area with your shirt. It takes Read more »

High Liver Enzymes/High Creatine Kinase

HiI am on a regimen of viread/viramune/emtriva for over a year and I take Testim 50 mg a day for low testosterone. The testim raised my blood pressure so I take diovan and I also take lexapro for depression.My recent labs showed two things that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...IM injection or injury/exercise then the CK could be increased from that. Heart attacks can raise that so your doc needs to review your general health status. Elevated liver enzymes have a wide range of possible causes including fatty liver,... Read more »

Atripla and Testim

I started taking Atripla about 2 weeks ago and had tough time adjusting to it. I think I had all the side-effets except the rash which i'm told may come later. A month prior to starting Atripla I was using Testim to help me gain weight and muscle...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...no significant interactions between the components of Atripla (tenofovir, FTC or efavirenz) and testosterone products, like Testim.BY Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

...the major use of St. John's Wort is to treat mild depression or anxiety. In 1996, the British Medical Journal published a review of scientific studies on St. John's Wort and depression. This review supports the herb's use to treat mild or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Salvage Therapy

...resistance. If you have a rising viral load, find out if your HIV has resistance to any ARVs. Your health care provider will need to review the results of a resistance test (see Fact Sheet 126 ) to tell which ARVs are active against your HIV.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Selling Your Life Insurance

...price available for someone's life insurance policy. The more companies a broker deals with, the better. Your policy should be reviewed by at least 3 companies. What Are the Criteria for Buying a Policy? Each company sets its own guidelines... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

...given a full, written description of the clinical trial to read and sign before you agree to participate. Take your time to review the Informed Consent before you sign it. If you need an interpreter to help you understand it, ask for one. If you... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
...So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews . So check it out! You'll find: Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010 The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on Read more »

INSERTIVE ORAL SEX

Posted by nightsunami, 3 Replies
I HAVE TESTED 5 MONTS AND 3 WEEKS AGO FROM MY EXPOSITURE OF INSERTIVE ORAL SEX... ITS CONCLUSIVE THIS TEST??IM NEGATIVE Read more »

"WHAT WOULD YOU DO"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello to all, first and foremost let me thank evrybody that replied to all my post this last cople of weeks:) i sure do appreciate the support.... okay, heres my story:( as of right now im awaiting my elisa test and pretty scared for a positive... Read more »

how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you know that your... Read more »