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What Are The Pros And Cons Of NRTIs

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Know Your HIV Drugs: NRTIs (The Nukes)

In recent years the drug choices available to people with HIV have increased substantially. There are currently 16 approved antiviral drugs for HIV and these drugs are usually used in combinations of three or more to create an effective antiviral... Read more »
HIV i-Base

ARVs and Bone Health: The Role of NRTIs in Second-Line Therapy

The final clinical late-breaker oral presentation at IAS 2013 reported significantly less reduction in bone mineral density (BMD) after a year on an NRTI-sparing combination in a randomised study compared to standard NRTI-containing treatment. 1 ... Read more »
Body Health Resources Foundation

¿Con qué Empezar el Tratamiento?

Existen muchos medicamentos contra el VIH aprobados por el gobierno de EE.UU. No obstante, ninguno puede curar el VIH, y ninguno de ellos tomado solo es efectivo. Sin embargo, si se toman en una combinación de al menos tres medicamentos, pueden... Read more »
Centros Para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Directrices Provisionales Sobre el Uso de Medicamentos Antivirales en Pacientes Con Infección Por el Virus Nuevo de la Influenza Tipo A (H1N1) y en Personas Que Hayan Tenido Contacto Cercano Con Ellos

Resistencia antiviral Tratamiento antiviral para la nueva influenza (H1N1) Quimioprofilaxis antiviral contra la nueva influenza (H1N1) Uso de medicamentos antivirales para el control de brotes de la nueva influenza H1N1 Niños menores de 1... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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





Good luck to everyone! Read more »

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 »

hypothetical question for the pros

Posted by Anonymous
Lets say me and this guy were together whacking it (that's it) and some of his precum got onto my hand, right? So, then I noticed a little dribble of blood on my hand, and some of his precum had gotten into a cut that had re-opened on my hand. ... Read more »