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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Didanosine

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Serostim pros and cons

What are the side effects and pros and cons of using Serostim? Also are there any drug or food interactionsthat you know of?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Pros: definite evidence that it will increase lean body mass while decreasing fat. Side effects not too bad (see below)Cons: very expensive therapy (>$1000 per week), must be given by injection, frequent (though fairly minor side effects like... Read more »

Pros & Cons From Not Taking Medications

I have recently tested HIV positive. I take no medication. What are the pros & cons of... Read more »

SEROSTIM: DO PROS OUT WEIGH CONS?

JUST STARTED ON SEROSTIM! DO THE PROS OF THIS DRUG OUTWEIGH THE CONS? I'M HAVING EXTREME... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Videx and Videx EC (Didanosine, ddI)

  Nombre de Marca: Videx & Videx EC Nombre Común: didanosine, ddI Clase: análogo nucleósido (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del nucleósido, NRTI, siglas en inglés) Dosis estándar: ... Read more »
Proyecto Inform

Infecciones y Afecciones Relacionadas Con el VIH

Nueva Información Sobre la Sensibilidad de Abacavir La Pérdida de Hueso es Todavía un Problema Para las Personas Que Toman Medicamentos Contra el VIH Instructiva Información Acerca del Herpes Genital y el VIH EL VPH y el Cáncer de Cuello... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Didanosine (Videx, ddI)

Table of Contents What Is Didanosine? Who Should Take Didanosine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Didanosine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Didanosine React With Other Drugs? What Is Didanosine? ddI (Videx) is a drug... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Changes to Videx (Didanosine) Labeling

FDA recently approved new labeling for Videx pediatric powder and Videx EC capsules. The revisions to the Dosage and Administration, Contraindications, Warnings and Precautions, and Drug Interactions sections in both package inserts are outlined... Read more »
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Como lidiar con mis padres sin que sea tragico?

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
Hola a todos mi nombre es Pablo tengo 30 aos y es la 1ra vez que escribo en esta seccion de espaol. Soy de una pequea ciudad del sur de Argentina.
Hace un mes atras recibi la noticia que soy HIV + y no voy a decir que me siento mal y bla bla bla... Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.

Dr. Desmond... Read more »

from the pros

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
Hey guys. Have a dr. apptmnt monday and may do a home access, what do u think? Oh and my fave guy om the Body wrote me, made me feel a lil better. check it out!!

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Current/Q96075.qna





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Need help with testing from the pros

Posted by Anonymous
I had a recent exposure (unprotecd vaginal and oral) with a woman of unknown status. I want to get tested but I'm not sure which route to choose and how long to wait. I have talked with several testing facilities and my doctor and I'm still confused... Read more »