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Wasting Treatment

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Wasting on Treatment? Date of Infection?

Dear Dr;First question- Will Trizivir and Sustiva cause any lipodystrophy or wasting in the near term or does it normally take a while? Second Question- I'm curious as to when I was first infected with HIV. Is it possible to know this by...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
1. Most people who take therapy don't get lipodystrophy and those that do cmmonly don't see anything happening in the first year or so. This combination is likely to be lower risk that some others although I am not sure whay you need 4... Read more »

lipoatrophy and face wasting treatment

To my knowledge the FDA has approved the use of "Sculptra" as a treatment for face... Read more »

facial wasting treatments

I have been on DDI Zerit, and all of the other drugs known to cause facial wasting. I am now trying... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Says Drug Used to Treat AIDS Wasting Not Essential for Treatment

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation , the largest nongovernmental provider of health care services for people with HIV/AIDS in the United States, last month said that the drug Serostim, which is used to treat AIDS-related wasting, is not essential for... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Treatment for HIV Wasting Withdrawn

Organon International of West Orange, New Jersey, the only U.S. maker of Deca Durabolin (nandrolone decanoate), an injectable anabolic steroid used by many HIV-positive people to combat AIDS-associated weight loss, has decided to cease marketing the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or weakness and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Hepatitis C Breakthroughs "Wasted"

Major breakthroughs in hepatitis C treatment are of no help to the estimated 500,000 UK residents who are unaware they are infected. A poor understanding of who is at risk for hepatitis C means many who could be treated are not, said Mark Wright, a... Read more »
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facial wasting treatment- lipoatrophy

Posted by douglass
I HAVE BEEN GETTING TREATMENT FOR FACIAL WASTING DOWN IN NORFOLK VA AT THE "SKIN A MEDICAL SPA"- RESULTS ARE AMAZING. MY SCULPTRA AND RADIANCE WERE OBTAINED THROUGH PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AND THE TOTAL COST FOR THE INJECTIONS IS AROUND $2000.... Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to find... Read more »

Treatment for facial wasting CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to find... Read more »

Treatment facial wasting - CMS

Posted by dickspoz
CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services closed a public comment period on the treatment for facial wasting a couple of months ago. All the comments I read were heavy in favor of providing reimbursement, however, I have not been able to... Read more »