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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Ziagen

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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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infoSIDA

Abacavir (Ziagen)

Marca comercial: Ziagen Otro(s) nombre(s): abacavir sulfate, ABC Clase de medicamento: Inhibidor de la transcriptasa inversa análogo de los nucleósidos Uso aprobado: Infección por el VIH ADVERTENCIA: El abacavir puede causar efectos... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Ziagen (Abacavir Sulfate, ABC)

  Nombre de Marca: Ziagen Nombre Común: abacavir sulfate (ABC) Clase: análogo nucleósido (también llamado inhibidor de la transcriptasa reversa del nucleósido, NRTI, siglas en inglés) Dosis estándar: Dos... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Abacavir (Ziagen, Ziagenavir)

¿Qué Es Abacavir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Abacavir? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Abacavir? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? Reacción de Hipersensibilidad ¿Cómo Reacciona Abacavir con Otros... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Formulaciones de Tratamientos Antirretrovirales

Clase y Nombre Genérico Marca y Otros Nombres Cápsulas Tabletas Líquido Polvo Via Intravenosa Inhibidores de la transcriptasa inversa no análogos de los nucleósidos (ITINN) Delavirdina Rescriptor, DLV X         ... 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 »

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 »

A theoretical risk for the pros

Posted by Anonymous
I keep seeing numbers indicating risks (like the .1-3% and .1-.3 percent and whatever) for infection, so I was wondering if anystudy had shown what would happen if someone accidentally injected themselves with around 1 cc of infected blood in a... Read more »