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Valtrex And Side Effects And Hepatitis

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I have seen a similar question in the archives, but would like to hear from you Dr. Bob. (CELEXA AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dr. Bob, I had an exposure exactly 24 weeks back. I was so stressed over the exposure, that my doctor prescribed me Citalopram. I was taking the Citalopram medication through out these 5 months during the morning and again in the evenings i used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation Certainly there is no medical reason you shouldn't!3.Celexa should not be taken with alcohol, as booze may increase Celexa side effects. However, mixing Celexa and booze will not affect HIV test results or alter the seroconversion window... Read more »


Hi Dr Bob.2 weeks ago i had a routine blood test whch gave low neutrophile counts 1.200 X mm3 an d low Hb 11 and Hematocrit of 34 I got concerned and had an HIV test, this came back positive. My viral load is 6.000 and my CD4 257, the Dr says I must...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...earlier (CD4 count under 500). The survival benefit, however, must be weighed against the chances of drug toxicities and side effects. There is also the risk that poor regimen adherence could breed a drug-resistant strain of virus. There are,... Read more »

Different Answers by different Docs (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2009)

Ok, this isn't a safe-sex question. I've read many of your replies to people and respect your wisdom. My CD-4 has been 800 to 1,000 this year and VL not above 24,000. It has been a big decision whether to start meds. I've had 2 different docs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...variables. For instance, how do we weigh the benefit of preserved immune function against the risk of short- and long-term drug side effects and toxicities which only occur in certain individuals? Also, combination antiretroviral therapy requires... Read more »

Updating you on my Question from April and Donation

Dr Bob -- You are great. Did i tell you that? lol..and your response to the "terrified Canadian" had me rolling on the floor! I just donated 50 bucks to you because I think what you do is great service. So, I told you back in April that I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...function. Certainly the potential benefits of earlier intervention need to be weighed against the risks of drug toxicity, side effects and cost of medications. It's a discussion you should have with your HIV specialist. In addition peruse the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

...(PEG_IFN) and ribavirin (RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms, irritability, depression, and low red blood cell counts (anemia) or white... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...areprocessed by the liver. A liver badly damaged byHep C cannot process drugs as well. Althoughgenerally safe, the risk of side effects with HIVmedications may be slightly higher. I have HIV. What are mytreatment options for Hep C? Your doctor... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

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Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

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...I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not Read more »