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What Is The Treatment For Anemia

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treatment of anemia with anabolic steroids

Dr Frascino,You will be coming to Phoenix to speak to our group on Thursday. Would it be possible for you to talk about using anabolic steroids in HIV disease as part of your talk? I know you will be talking about anemia and fatigue but a lot of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear P,I'm glad your anemia has responded well to Procrit and that you are feeling so much better. Anemia can cause not only fatigue but also a variety of other symptoms including mental lethargy. You mentioned you are thinking more clearly and... Read more »

Anemia Treatment & Vision Problems

Dr. Bob, A history about my partner before I ask my question: Diagnosed with AIDS and CMV retinitis... Read more »

Failing anemia treatment. and CMV....What now?

Dr. Bob,(If you don't have an answer for me, I understand...)Thank you for taking the time to... Read more »
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Early Diagnosis and Appropriate Treatment of HIV-Related Anemia Important to Survival of the HIV-Positive

... Association of Treatments for Anemia and Survival Among Persons With HIV Infection and Anemia (Poster 1154) Authored by P. Sullivan, S. Buskin Background Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...than 6.5 g/dL is very dangerous and could be life-threatening HCT levels for women should be 35 percent to 46 percent The treatment for anemia depends on the cause: If bleeding is the cause of the problem, the source should be found and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Anemia

What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Anemia Drug May Be Useful in Treatment of AIDS-Related Dementia

The anemia drug erythropoietin, which is sold by Amgen as Epogen and Aranesp and by Johnson & Johnson as Procrit and Eprex, may be used to treat AIDS-related dementia, the New York Times reports. Dr. Stuart Lipton, scientific director of... Read more »
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Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

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Viramune

Posted by 2twotango, 1 Reply
I recently began taking Viramune and Truvada and I have noticed that about 10-15 minutes after taking it I feel like the lights in the room are getting brighter. My pupils are very very small. It was such a strange sensation today that I had to... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

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