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Thyroid Hormone Interaction With Hypogonadism

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Tiredness

I have had an AIDS diagnosis since 2007. I have been on Atripla since then and my viral load is less than 50 but my t-cells have not broken the magic mark of 200 (new labs due in April). I have been experiencing extreme exhaustion daily even though...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this can be both HIV-related drugs as well as non-HIV prescription medications and over-the-counter products as well. Both drug-drug interactions and drug side effects/toxicity need to be considered.3. Occult infection: both opportunistic due to... Read more »

Tiredness follow-up

Dr. Bob, Good news! I finally broke the magic number of 200 as far as t-cells and vl is still... Read more »

Adderall for Fatigue (ADDERALL VS. PROVIGIL)

Doc,I have been poz for about 6 years and have been taking Atripla. I have been managing fatigue... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

...increased or decreased hormone levels. This has been seen with the ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone in oral contraceptives. If drug interactions lead to lower blood estrogen levels, this may cause the return of male features such as facial and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Interactions

... What Are Drug Interactions? How Does the Body Process Drugs? How Do Drugs Interact? Why Does Food Matter? What Causes the Most Interactions Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...Use of certain medicines: Long-term use of medicines including glucocorticosteroids (drugs such as prednisone and cortisone), thyroid hormones, anticonvulsants (anti-seizure medications), heparin, pentamidine, and ketoconazole Risk factors... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Upcoming Research Study

Posted by thehennegroup
...medical research firm located in San Francisco. We are currently conducting interviews with men who have been diagnosed with Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone, and are hoping to spread the word about our study so we can get anyone who might be... Read more »

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New to this

Posted by jiffyp20, 5 Replies
Hi everyone,been laying low since I found out I'm HIV+ I'm not on any HIV meds yet, just thyroid and zoloft but I feel like crap all of the time. No matter what I do, how much or little sleep etc, I still feel like crap all the time, all I want... Read more »