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Systemic Candidiasis

...amounts of foods that may keep yeast from growing. For example, some nutritionists believe garlic has natural antifungal properties that may help prevent candidiasis. Fresh garlic is considered best, although commercial garlic "pills" help reduce the odors. Fresh garlic can be mixed into other foods, eaten raw (up to six cloves a day), or minced and put into empty gelatin capsules. (Note: It's unknown if large amounts of garlic interfere with...
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Pill fatique and weight dosing....

pills!...pills in the morning... pills at night...pills for the side effects of the other pills... do i have enough pills... omg i gota order more pills that come in the mail... i gota go to the pharmacy to pick up the other pills.i know i should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I certainly understand your frustration with pills. I've been popping fistfuls of antiretrovirals daily for 14 years. Regarding dosage, the recommendations come from extensive Read more »

Do the emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result?

Do emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result? I ate emergency contraception pills on Aug,13,and I did a hiv test on Nov,1. It was about 82days after I took the pills. The result is non-reactive. So, do the pills affect HIV test? Looking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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1 pill substitute for Atripl?

Is there a single pill substitute for Atripla? Suffered some liver side effects. Looking for another one pill solution.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No other 3 in one combination pill is available. In the US switches off efavirenz based regimens for toxicity often utilize boosted protease inhibitors or raltegravir. KH Read more »

1 Pill Treatments

Keith,I have read in a previous comment from you that there is 'many' 1 pill a day regimes available in the western world - what are these as I personally have only heard of 'Atripla'...Is there meds in trials at the moment which are also one day...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Atripla is the only one pill a day regimen (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine). The AZT in Combivir needs to be dosed twice a day so no one pill a day possible. No other one pill a day options are currently under study in HIV+ persons are under... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat Antibiotics, steroids, birth control pills, and foods high in sugars or starches (breads, pastas, and alcohol) all promote the growth of Candida Douching... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...(Retrovir, AZT). It also interacts with several other types of drugs. These include some blood thinners, seizure medications, water pills (diuretics), pills to lower blood sugar, and other antibiotics. Be sure your doctor knows about all the... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...likely to experience yeast-related problems if you: Have low CD4 cell counts Take antibiotics, steroids, or birth control pills Douche, wear tight underwear, or use scented soaps Use over-the-counter drugs frequently to treat yeast... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week till the end... Read more »

Finding some pills hard to swallow?

Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies
...I recently started ARV therapy and one of the pills I take (2 per day) are Nevirapine (Viramune). Now I'm well-acquainted with swallowing pills, I take a whole handful each day Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
...disease in check. Only a decade ago, when cocktails of AIDS drugs were first used, patients often had to take two or three dozen pills a day, some with food, some without, some so frequently patients had to get up in the middle of the night.... Read more »