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What Happens If Miss A Dose Of HIV Meds

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Missing HIV Meds For 2 Weeks

Hello Dr. Henry. About two months ago, there was a hiccup in my insurance plan that covers my HIV+ boyfriend. I added in his SS# to the system, and for whatever reason, he was kicked off my plan all-together. I went back and forth with my insurance...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most of the time a single 2 week lapse in meds will be OK though more of a problem with certain regimen such as Sustiva based treatment that have a lower threshold for resistance. Read more »

I stopped taking my HIV Meds

A series of misfortunes made me depressed and I also changed doctors. After my last doctors meeting... Read more »

HIV meds & Anti-Inflammitory med

Hello,I've been taking Atripla for almost 18 months now. Also, I have been having lower back pain... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

...country, and many HIV health care workers are likely to follow them. The guidelines themselves were revised by a panel of 30 HIV/AIDS experts from across the U.S. We'll summarize a few of the major changes in the revised guidelines below. A ... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 7, 2010

...2010 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Body Shape Changes & HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Treatment & Side Effects Other Health Issues &... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Moscow Times Examines How Drug Shortages in Russia Are Leading Doctors to Prescribe Replacement HIV/AIDS Meds to Patients

... In Russia, some patients living with HIV/AIDS, whose regular drug therapy was replaced by "another, less preferable drug," are bringing lawsuits against state-run treatment Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MedPage Today Examines Recent Developments, Trials Underway in HIV Prevention

...story reports. The article examines the history of challenges researchers studying strategies to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS have faced, the discovery in 2009 that an experimental HIV vaccine cut the risk of becoming infected by HIV by... Read more »
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Goji Berries are they good with hiv meds?

Posted by sweetvanilla27, 1 Reply
...I have been searching for healthy foods to eat whilst starting my ARV meds and online i came across Goji berries, they are full of antioxidants. Would you recommend eating them? Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »