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What Medicine Is Good For Hiv

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medicines good or bad

If the medicines for hiv keep you alive for say 10 to 15 years average, With a multitude of side effects why take them. Here is my analogy. I get hiv today and take no meds i will live about 10 years give or take a few. with no debilitating side...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
A debate of HIV treatmenta great idea. While there isn't a TV show yet, it still occurs every day on the internet, in doctors offices and at meetings of patients, doctors and others interested in HIV-related issues. The tone of your question is... Read more »

medicines good or bad

If the medicines for hiv keep you alive for say 10 to 15 years average, With a multitude of side... Read more »

medicines good or bad

If the medicines for HIV keep you alive for say 10 to 15 years on average with a multitude of side... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

American Academy of HIV Medicine Endorses New HIV Testing Guidelines; Remains Concerned About Funding for Tests and Treatment

Washington, DC -- The American Academy of HIV Medicine has endorsed the revised recommendations for HIV testing in health care settings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recommend significant expansion of routine HIV... Read more »

Initiative to Promote Access to Quality HIV Medicines Releases First Batch of Results Today

Geneva -- A new effort to assess the quality of HIV medicines could make treatment services more accessible to poor countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) has evaluated several HIV-related medicines and today publishes the first list of... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Good Antidepressant Pill-Taking Linked to Better Antiretroviral Pill-Taking

In a study of U.S. veterans with HIV infection and depression, people who took antidepressant drugs according to schedule (good adherence) also took their antiretrovirals according to schedule most of the time. 1 This finding is important because... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Nutrition and HIV

Good nutrition is key to a healthy lifestyle, regardless of whether one is living with HIV/AIDS. Optimal nutrition can help boost immune function, maximize the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy, reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV - Medicine Early? Support?

Posted by bigdog2007, 3 Replies
In Late-January of 2006, i was a male victim of sexually assault. I went to a local urgent care, and they advised me to get a HIV test. I did get a test, and the test results for RNA came back positive. The ELISA test came back negative. I... Read more »

What are my chances of living a good life?

Posted by TwinsDad, 7 Replies

I was infected 6 months ago and I was wondering will all the treatment and medicines that we currently have If I will be able to live a good life after all. I would like to hear some real opinions from people that have been infected for a long... Read more »

Frustration with Western Medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My main problem with HIV, has been finding Health care providers that will allow me to make my own decisions about HAART and the alternative health care modalities I am exploring. For the past two years I have had a relatively successful combo of... Read more »