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Fuzeon

...HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) twice daily (every 12 hours) into the upper arm, thigh or abdomen. Can be taken with or without food, with no food restrictions. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $2,973.04 / month for 90 mg kit Manufacturer...
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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

what kind of foods should i eat to help arv improve my cd4 count

i found out in july that i am positive and am also 30 weeks pregnant. My cd4 count was 268 but after a week it had dropped to 236. Help me what can i eat to improve my cd4 count because a am already on arv, to help mother to child infection. what...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...undetectable viral load. If not , talk to your doctor about options to control it that are friendly to the fetus.There are no specific foods that one can eat to improve CD4 cells. However, it is important to provide the body with a balanced... Read more »

food and more food...

Studly tango dancer, good salad dressing, ermmm...how about really good home made pasta? I'm getting hungry with all this food talk!You're lovely :o)Andrea
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Andrea,Pasta sounds great, but I still want it served by the tango dancer stud.Ciao.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Kaletra

...Half-strength film-coated tablet available. Tablets should be swallowed whole, not chewed, broken, or crushed. Take with or without food, preferably with food to lessen side effects; liquid formula available. Take missed dose as soon as possible,... Read more »
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Isentress

...strand transfer inhibitor or INSTI) Standard dose: One 400 mg film-coated tablet twice a day. Can be taken with or without food, with no food restrictions. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do... Read more »
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Reyataz

...100 mg Norvir, once daily (this dose must be used if taking Viread or Truvada), or two 200 mg capsules, once daily; take with food. Also available in 100 mg and 150 mg capsules. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...andtriglycerides can increase your chances of having heart problems. High glucose levels: When you eat, your body changes the food into glucose.It is carried through the bloodstream to provide energy to all of your cells.In order for glucose... Read more »
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Prezista with out food

Posted by personpitch, 1 Reply
...dinner and had a big meal at about 7:30. I take my meds at 9:00, and took them as scheduled. I then realized I didn't have any food in my house, so I had to go out and get something and ate it at 9:45. I know the prezista+norvir should be taken... Read more »

oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
Anyone got any ideas? I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it. Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards the specialist who performed the... Read more »

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Could HIV transmis via contaminated food ? When I was having lunch in the restaurant, and I went to toilet, left my food uncared, as I went back,... Read more »