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What Are Side Effects Aids Cocktail

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effects of hiv cocktail on diabetic

Police officer must take hiv cocktail due to bite on hand from drug user. Officer is diabetic. Can they take this cocktail and what side effects occur...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A one month course of antiretrovirals rarely would have any lasting effect on diabetic status. For some regimens and diabetics there could be a modest aggravating effect during the 4 weeks on treatment. KH... Read more »

Cocktail Conundrums

Dear Cal,I am HIV positive for exactly ten years this month. The last two blood tests revealed... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Drug Cocktails Saving Lives: Study

In a three-year study, the average death rate declined by half for people with HIV/AIDS receiving antiretroviral treatment. Dr. Miguel A. Hernan, of the Harvard School of Public Health, and colleagues noted that while the 1996 introduction of AIDS... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Expert Recommends "Prevention Cocktail" to Curb Epidemic of HIV Among U.S. Men Who Have Sex With Men

This is a transcript of a press conference that took place at CROI 2008, one of the most important HIV-related medical conferences of the year. In this transcript, Ronald Stall, M.D., of the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, examines... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Policy Cocktail for Fighting HIV

"In the absence of a vaccine, three bold new approaches to controlling the HIV/AIDS pandemic are being discussed by those working in medicine and public health. These approaches are still in the conceptual and testing phases, but if applied as a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Drafts New Rules for Testing, Approving Drug Cocktails; Public-Private Partnership for TB Treatment Development Launched

The FDA is drafting new guidelines for testing and approving multidrug cocktails for life-threatening diseases, the Wall Street Journal reports. "Many diseases, such as AIDS, tuberculosis and cancer, require multidrug combinations. Such drug... Read more »
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Cocktail Daze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
With the new guidlines coming into effect in Jan what will doctors tell their patients who are now taking the cocktail. "Oh I'm sorry you did not need to take it after all" or " I guess I don't really know what I'm doing please don't sue me." One... Read more »

Faith versus Cocktails

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I.ve been positive for 12 years, 4 years ago I started monitoring my bloodwork after my lover past away. My T-cell count was between 200-300 4 yrs later they finally dropped to 178 since July then to 132, then finally to 93 currently. Despite my... Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at:
http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm

While using the SI model in the program, I... Read more »

Any side effects?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm new to this message board. I've been taking a four drug cocktail consisting of Zerit, Epivir, Norvir, and Fortovase for one year now. At first I was apprehensive about taking them, because of horror stories I heard about AIDS drugs. I have not... Read more »