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Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative.

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Read this about what affect HIV test and so on!

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http://hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/ch2_1.html

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Follow this link and read whats affecting the HIV test-False positive and False negatives and window and so on. Link to HIV medical management 2000/2001.

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Can Sulpiride affect the result of HIV antibody test?

Posted by character28, 2 Replies
Hi guys, do you have any information about this? Can it be possible that this antipsychotic alters the result of an HIV test? Is there actually any medicine that alters the result of an HIV test? I've asked this questions to the experts at TheBody... Read more »

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

will vitamins and Immune system booster affect hiv test results??

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
I have a quick question. I am going to get an hiv test done soon but I was wondering since I take a high dose of immune system boosters like vitamin c, zinc, and vitamin d as a supplement for healthy living, would this affect the outcome of my test... Read more »
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Medication Affect HIV Test Results?

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm on 4 medications: Paxil, Adderall, Retin-A and Ambien. I was just wondering if any of these medications could affect my Oraquick HIV test? I hope you're doing well and thank you in advance!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, those meds will not affect the results of HIV tests, but I'll bet the combination makes one hell of a cocktail!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Can medication affect HIV test results???

Hey there Robert, I have read many of your postings and your work is truly brilliant. Each answer you give long or short always has sympathy and understanding and that is why I would like you to answer this question. I have been HIV tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Just like Dorothy's ability to get back to Kansas (Wizard of Oz), the answer has been here the whole time. Dorothy had to click her ruby slippers three times, but all you had to do was click your mouse on the archives to see I've... Read more »

MEDICATIONS AFFECTING ANTIBODY TESTING?

I AM CURRENTLY TAKING PREICID, AMOXYCILLIN, ANS BIAXIN TI IRRADICATE H. PYLORI. I AM ALSO TAKING BUSPAR TO REDUCE ANXIETY. IS THERE ANY POSSIBILITY THAT THESE MEDICATIONS WOULD AFFECT THE ACCURACY OF AN HIV ANTIBODY TEST?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Extremely unlikely.MH... Read more »

HIV Test Affected by Antiobiotics?

Hello Dr. Bob,I hope you are well and enjoying your summer.Since my doctors have responded to my questions regarding transmission with incredulous stares, I won't bother with questions about transmission itself.My question revolves around the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Gary,I could stare at you incredulously as well, because I've answered these questions multiple times before (check the archives), but you'd never know, because our interchange is via the Internet and not face to face. (Come to think... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines How Rapid At-Home HIV Test Might Affect Dating Culture

The New York Times on Sunday examined how the approval of a rapid at-home HIV test might affect the dating culture in the U.S. Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies is expected to apply soon to FDA for permission to sell its OraQuick... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Law Not Affecting HIV Testing

New York's law requiring the names of HIV-positive individuals to be submitted to the state is not discouraging people from getting tested, according to a study by the Department of Health's AIDS Institute. "Most people didn't even know we had... Read more »
PositiveWords

Mental Health and Substance Use Affect Adherence

Adherence means taking medications correctly. So why is adherence to HIV drugs such a big deal? Because if you miss too many doses, the virus in your body can change to avoid the effects of the medications. When this happens your medications can... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virginia's Eastern Region Has One of State's Highest HIV Rates, Experts Say; Blacks Mostly Affected

In 2008, the Virginia Health Department 's Eastern Region had a rate of 19 new HIV infections reported for every 100,000 residents, which is nearly twice the rate in Northern Virginia and higher than the state rate of 12 infections for every 100,000... Read more »