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What Over The Counter Medications For Hepatitis C

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...headachesand/or muscle pain depression anemia irritability Side effects often become less intense during thecourse of the treatment. And there are many ways tomanage them. For example, you can reduce flu-likesymptoms by taking over-the-counter medication theday of interferon treatment. Depression is a very common side effect that deservesattention. About one out of every three people treatedfor Hep C can develop mental health...
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cirrhosis, hep c, and hiv

what is the severity of having HIV,HEP C, and CIRRHOSIS? Is there any way that I will be able to recieve help or even a liver transplant? PLEASE HELP ME.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You should have both an expert HIV specialist and liver specialist. Whether you can be treated with interferon will depend on how severe your cirrhosis is. If you can still be treated you will need careful monitoring on therapy. If you liver disease... Read more »

hep c1a cirr

im dignosed with hep c 1a and im not taking medication yet.is liv.52 ok does it help?im also dignosed with cirrhosis i have swelling lower legs and fluid on abdomen .im taking proparonol and spironolactone.milk thisttle?is it ok for me to do...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...careful to pay attention to the amount of salt in your diet.I would avoid ALL alcohol and clear any new medication (including over the counter drugs) with your liver doctor before taking anything new.Discussions about exercise should be with your... Read more »

HIV positive, elevated liver enzymes

I'm HIV positive since January 2008, currently not on treatment. Today during my routine blood work my liver enzyme values came back somewhat high, ALT 62, AST 47. My hbv and hcv serologies were negative as of September 2008. My doctor immediately...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...hemochromatosis - a liver disease that is relatively common in the US - but not an issue related to HIV per se).Alcohol use and some over-the-counter drugs can sometimes cause elevated liver function tests as well. Would review any OTC you are... Read more »

interferons

My hep c is quite advanced but my liver is in very good condition. The doctor does not want to start interferon inj. because of side effect. What can I do to prevent liver damage
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...synergistic combination - they cause more damage together.I would also use caution in any medications you may be taking including over the counter drugs, like tylenol. You can take some tylenol, but only in small amounts. Any new medication... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...In addition, HIV-positive people may have liver damage or stress on their livers caused by: Other prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

...Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Individuals with sulfa allergies may be at a higher risk of having an allergic... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...refilling your prescription. It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

What Is Filgrastim? Why Do People With HIV Take Filgrastim? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Filgrastim Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Filgrastim React With Other Drugs? What Is Filgrastim? Filgrastim works in the... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE: Infectious or Intoxication Diseases? Claus Khnlein, Germany English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the ... Read more »

over the counter wart remover for genitals?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi. I have noticed some white colored bumps near my testicles, and I have one that is larger, and the other few are very small. I was wondering if it was safe to use an over the counter wart remover such as "duofilm" it is like "Compound W" I... Read more »