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Valtrex In Hiv Treatment

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Candida and Valtrex

I am HIV+ and have had Candida on my mouth for about five months now. The doctor subscribed Valtrex, (1gr, 3 times daily). After the candida persisted I did a research and I found not a single indication on the net that would suggest treating...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...lower HIV viral loads and possibly, slower disease progression.Persistent Candida infection alone could be a reason to start HIV treatment; directed treatment of Candida usually involves the use of medications like fluconazole (Diflucan). Seems... Read more »

herpes and hiv

I was diagnosed with HIV and Herpes in October. My first labs were good I thought 571 vl 10000. I... Read more »

Is taking Valtrex (valaciclovir) safe with HIV meds?

Hello Dr,Thank you for the great service you provide with this website.I am doing very well on... Read more »
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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Guidelines? A branch of the US government, called the Department of Health and HumanServices (DHHS), has put together a set of HIV treatment guidelines. Theguidelines provide a lot of useful information to help health care providersand HIV+... Read more »
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Starting HIV Treatment

...next step is for you and your health care provider to choose a drugregimen. Currently, there are close to 30 drugs approved for HIV treatment.They are grouped into five classes: Entry inhibitors (includes fusion inhibitors and CCR5... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

valtrex

Posted by Smith, 1 Reply
... I think this is a new question . . . . Will valtrex (Valacyclovir) - a treatment for herpes and I believe an antiviral drug - impact hiv progression and therefore testing? I Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »