What Does Egrifta Treat
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A Closer Look at Egrifta, a Newly Approved Treatment for HIV-Associated Belly Fat Gain (Lipohypertrophy)For years now, it has been clear that HIV-positive people are especially prone to developing unusual increases of fat in specific parts of their bodies. What has been less clear is exactly what a person with this type of fat gain, known as... Read more »
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Program for Wellness RestorationWhy is your physician not agreeing to prescribe Egrifta? Do you have diabetes (although Egrifta is not contraindicated for diabetes)? Has he/she told you the reason?Egrifta does not work for everyone. In fact 33% of people treated with it in prior... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationCarlosSerono launched Egrifta this month.Doctors are calling in the number included in the link below to get the paper work started for insurance reimbursement.It seems that some insurance companies are already starting to pay for it, but high... Read more »
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Posted by artnut, 2 RepliesPositively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting oneself. How about blood sugar levels? ... Read more »
Posted by ricky1, 3 RepliesI was diagnosed with lypodystrophy my dr referred me to an epidemiologist for help 2 years ago,My insrence company will cover it.but I had to go through a third party that will help pay for the copay. I was in a study with serostim but the... Read more »
Posted by Jameser, 5 RepliesI have been diagnosed with HIV associated lipodystrophy causing a huge belly. I'm 27 years old and I've tried exercise, changing my diet, among other things to try to lose the belly. I recently talked to my doctor about starting Egrifta and he... Read more »
Posted by cybersecretary, 2 Repliesthought it was the tenofovir so we just switched meds and now i am waiting to see if it goes away. it has been a year of extreme pain.
was on tryvada atripla nd then complera..
now no tenofovir in my cocktail.
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