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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Stocrin

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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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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck Cuts Antiretroviral Stocrin's Price by 20% in Developing Countries

Whitehouse Station, N.J.- based Merck on Tuesday announced that it is reducing the price of its antiretroviral drug Stocrin in developing countries by 20% from 95 cents daily to 76 cents daily, making the new annual cost of the drug $277.40 for the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck to Allow South African Firm to Make, Sell Generic Version of Antiretroviral Drug Stocrin

Pharmaceutical company Merck on Wednesday announced that it plans to issue a nonexclusive license to South African drug manufacturer Thembalami Pharmaceuticals to allow it to make and sell a generic version of its antiretroviral drug Stocrin, which... Read more »
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FAQs About Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Side Effects | Drug Interactions | Pregnancy Starting Treatment Do I need to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

eh-FAH-vih-rehnz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): EFV Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Efavirenz can cause serious, life-threatening side effects.... Read more »
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DNA,VENDO STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR VARIOS FRASCOS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOLA,QUERIA CONTARTE A TI Y A TODOS LOS AMIGOS DE ESTE ENCANTADOR FORO QUE TENGO VARIOS FRASCOS DE MEDICINAS QUE NUNCA NI JAMAS TOMARE,SON :STOCRIN Y COMBIVIR CON FECHA DE VENCIMIENTO 2007-----2008,A MI ME LOS DA GRATUITAMENTE EL HOSPITAL DONDE ME... Read more »

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





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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 »