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Weight Gain After Hepatitis C Treatment

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gaining weight and anxiety with sustiva

helllo Dr I've been taken hiv meds for about 2years and 5days now cd4 290 vl undetectable main while i started with low cd4 of 20 and vl of 1million been adherance with the combo with out missing any dose.without wasting words my weight is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...how much weight you have gained and over what time frame. Although it is possible that your HIV meds might be contributing to weight gain, your mental meds, depression or other medical conditions ( like low thyroid function) could also be... Read more »

Gaining Too Much Weight

I am gaining too much weight and is making me depressed. My doc won't give me any weigh loss pills... Read more »

Outcome of Hepatitis C without any type of treatment

My husband was reciently diagnosed with Hep "C". We can't afford the treatment that the Dr.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche Hepatitis C Treatment Gains Half of Market Share From Schering-Plough

...which is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Roche , has gained half of the market share from Schering-Plough's Peg-Intron hepatitis C treatment after being available for barely one year, the AP/Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Both... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

Table of Contents Introduction Treatments for Fat Gain Taking Care of Yourself Introduction Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...had to make some very serious changes on that very quickly. I had to knock that off. So, Greg. Tell me about starting the treatment for hepatitis C. Talk me through that process of you deciding to start the treatment. Then, if you can talk to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis Highlights From CROI

...they may also have more rapid HIV disease progression, but research is conflicting. It is well known that interferon-based treatment for hepatitis C can slow or stop worsening of liver disease. Juan Berenguer and colleagues from Spain... Read more »
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how can i gain weight being positive

Posted by tracey, 1 Reply
...help is there any thing that i can take to gain weight and keep it on? has anyone ever taken a supplement called juven? DOES IT HELP YOU GAIN WEIGHT Read more »

is there anything i can do to gain weight with hiv

Posted by tracey, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of juven, does it help people like us with hiv gain weight thanks Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information because Read more »

gaining weight

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
...undetectable 47% and i have gained 34lbs. i've been o Atripla for years now & i'm wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same weight gain issue? my doctor is in no way concerned with the weight gain, noting i'm a 36yr old female & i... Read more »