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What Medicine Can You Take For Herpes

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Herpes medicine instead of HAART?

Is it true that Acyclovyr has been proven to reduce HIV load in blood and on tissues on HIV positive people? if thats the case. why is not prescripbed as a regular regimen and does this medicine affect liver or kidneys like any other HIV medicine?...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Acyclovir does reduce HIV blood and tissue levels in patients co-infected with HSV. For this reason it is often prescribed for HIV-infected patients with more than occasional herpes outbreaks as an adjunct to the regimen. However, acyclovir does... Read more »

interaction of medicines

Can i take in the same time acyclovir tablets for herpes zoster while taking combivir and efavirenz... Read more »

Herpes meds effects on HIV

First off, many thanks for the availability of this forum, and the education that it provides. My... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Looks at Contraceptive, Herpes Risk in Mice

New research in mice suggests that women who use the injectable contraceptive Depo-Provera may have a higher risk of infection with genital herpes than non-users. Study author Dr. Charu Kaushic and colleagues of McMaster University in Canada... Read more »
Centros Para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades

Herpes Genital

¿Qué es el herpes genital? ¿Qué tan común es el herpes genital? ¿Cómo se contrae el herpes genital? ¿Cuáles son los signos y síntomas del herpes genital? ¿Cuáles son las complicaciones del herpes genital? ¿Cómo se... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment May Help HIV Patients: Study

In a study of 140 Burkina Faso women with genital herpes, twice-daily valacyclovir 500-mg taken for three months was shown to reduce HIV in the blood and HIV shedding in the vagina, potentially lessening the risk of transmitting the virus. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 has been shown to increase the risk of HIV by as much as... Read more »
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Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking Combiver and Sustiva. The more I read about these drugs and their effects, the more I grow afraid of what MORE damage I could be doing to my body. CD4 count is around 202 and VL is something like 200,000. However, I feel great! I take... Read more »

herpes or something else?

Posted by maverick2323, 3 Replies
from last two days I had minor swelling on upper left portion on my lip. it has no pain no itching sensation till now. I had safe sex with 3 girls in last one month and from last one week facing fever weakness appetite loss and blood in mucus.taking... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Thai Herbal Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Progress to Date: Thai Herbal Medicine has its own factory on the outskirts of Bangkok, which has been constructed to the highest prevailing standards required for manufacturing pharmaceuticals. The factory began operations in March 2001. We are now... Read more »