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What Drugs Cause Drug Induced Hepatitis

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Acute Drug-induced Hepatitis; a result of HIV drug therapy?

I'm currently on Bactrim and Norvir, Prezista and Truvada. I contracted HIV on Oct 6, 2011 and started ART on Oct 31, 2011 during seroconversion. Initial t cell count was 154 with viral load of > 500,000 copies/mL. My last PCR revealed a T...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I share your concerns about your liver injury. I also agree with the discontinuation of your Bactrim by your doctor. However, if I were a betting person, I would stake a bid on your Green Tea extract...I have cut and pasted some titles of articles... Read more »

Pulled off meds because of drug induced hepatitis

I started Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir 9/26/08, last week a routine liver function test came back... Read more »

antiHIV meds induced hepatitis

Hi from Croatia. I am 34 yo male. I have been on anti HIV meds (efavirenz, abacavir, 3TC) since... Read more »
Articles
Merck & Co., Inc.

Important Drug Warning: Results of Pharmacokinetic Study in Healthy Volunteers Given Victrelis (Boceprevir) and Ritonavir-Boosted HIV Protease Inhibitors May Indicate Clinically Significant Drug Interactions for Patients Coinfected With Chronic Hepatitis C and HIV

Dear Health Care Professional, The purpose of this communication is to inform you of recent pharmacokinetic study results evaluating drug interactions between VICTRELIS, an oral chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA-Led Research Team Discovers an Autoimmune Mechanism for Serious Drug-Induced Adverse Reactions

A team of researchers led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has discovered a new mechanism for identifying and understanding drug-related autoimmune reactions. In an article available online today in the journal AIDS , the team found that... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Victrelis (Boceprevir), a Direct-Acting Antiviral Drug to Treat Hepatitis C Virus

On May 13, 2011, FDA approved VICTRELIS TM (boceprevir), a hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor, which works by binding to the virus and preventing it from multiplying. Boceprevir is the first direct acting antiviral drug against the... Read more »
University of Rochester Medical Center

Existing Anti-Obesity Drugs May Be Effective Against Flu, Hepatitis and HIV

Flu Virus with Envelope Viruses dramatically increase cellular metabolism, and existing anti-obesity drugs may represent a new way to block these metabolic changes and inhibit viral infection, according to a study published today in the journal ... Read more »
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New Drugs In The Pipeline Vioxx In The Headline??

Posted by Anonymous
New Drugs In The Pipeline Vioxx In The Headline??

Most everyone knows about the latest Drug/Pharmaceutical scandal, and many people are becoming aware of how clinical trials are skewed ( if it takes 20 trials to get one positive result that is how it... Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have recently changed my combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have... Read more »

postive drug screen

Posted by JavierNYC, 4 Replies
hello everyone, i was started on atripla 6 months ago and i'm going to start a new job which i have to take a urine drug test. i have read that sometimes atripla causes a false positive for canabus(marijuana)(weed), how true is this. i really need... Read more »

Organ Transplant & Drug Users Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do people with transplants and drug users have a longer window period? - I'm assuming it is because their body is not strong enough to build antibodies. If stress can do so much to people as everybody says, then why isn't stress in this group?

Doe... Read more »