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Types Of Lipodystrophy

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Protease-Type Lipodystrophy and Bromocriptine(Parlodel)

Dear Doctor,I am a PWA living in Albuquerque. New Mexico with other neurological pre-HIV disabilities that are just now being treated with bromocriptine(Parlodel). During my internet research on this medication, biased, perhaps, by a professional...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thank you for your interesting comments. I am not aware of any good data regarding bromocriptine and fat redistribution syndrome. Bromocriptine use has numerous potential side effects and it is metabolized in the liver so I would be concerned... Read more »

Lipodystrophy (LIPODYSTROPHY)

I'm trying to find CURRENT information about lipo treatment options, but everything I find,... Read more »

types of of 0medicine i take

Darunavir Ritonavir Etravirine will they cause lipodystrophy In the long run ... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Tesamorelin Approved for Lipodystrophy

In November, the FDA approved tesamorelin (Egrifta; formerly known as TH9507) for treatment of a type of lipodystrophy in HIV positive people taking antiretroviral therapy. Tesamorelin is a synthetic growth hormone-releasing factor that stimulates... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

What Is Lipodystrophy? Is Lipo Dangerous? What Causes Lipo? Can Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: TH9507 -- An Experimental Treatment for Lipodystrophy

Introduction Lipodystrophy Treating Lipodystrophy with Growth Hormone Products TH9507: A New Treatment Option? Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction As the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became widespread, HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body... Read more »
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lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone who will talk about this?

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exercise and PI lipodystrophy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i have been on zerit, epivir and crix for more than one year.
i have lipodystrophy (no more buttocks, fat loss in face and a paunch). I have always been an avid exerciser -- my doc has told me to STOP exercising, that it worsens the situation.
i... Read more »

Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

Lipodystrophy and/or Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to experience lipodystrophy and neuropathy within 2-3 months of HIV exposure, or are these conditions generally symptomatic of long-term HIV status? I have noticed significant swelling under my arm/ beside my right breast. I'm not... Read more »