Using Methamphetamine With Hiv
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGood drug interaction data is lacking. Stocrine (efavirenz) is metabolized in the liver so there is a chance for an adverse drug interaction between either the efavirenz and/or crystal meth or GHB (liquid ectasy). There are scattered reports of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You were (are?) a clinical research coordinator??? Yikes! (Damn good thing you are only coordinating and not designing clinical studies!)"Any nurse or clinician knows CMA like other stimulants causes spikes in CD4 T-cell... Read more »
Psychotherapist and AuthorI am very concerned that you are self medicating with crystal meth. You need a specialized drug treatment program to help you stop taking it. Until you are off of the crystal there is no way to accurately access the extent of whatever... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. A one-time use of meth, while certainly unhealthy, will probably not affect your counts. Over time meth use can lead to nonadherence, which is very dangerous for your counts and the development of drug resistance. The lack of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have been reading a lot lately about the many of us who became positive after a night of partying (mostly on CM) although I am sure there are many other party drugs that would take you there.
In my case, I was over 40 when I started. Never did... Read more »
Posted by hellenwhite0808, 1 ReplyMy first reaction to receiving a diagnosis of HIV was the feeling of having a bucket of ice water dumped on my head. I was well beyond rational thought; all I could experience in that moment was a profound chill and the certainty that I was a dead... Read more »
Posted by darkwithrobots, 2 RepliesBut I am really afraid that I have become infected with HIV.
About 6 weeks ago, I was ice skating with friends and the boot of the ice skate ended up rubbing up against my leg and causing a friction-like wound. I got all freaked out. What if there... Read more »
Posted by nightsunami, 1 ReplyDE exo e leido todo y dicen que no ay riesgo en felacion por sexo oral insertivo, que me hagan la felacion, pero el experto en el foro de ingles dice que ay un caso confirmado de transmicion de VIH por este medio, es decir sxo ral insertivo, 1 sola... Read more »
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