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What Treatments Can You Do For Lactic Acidosis

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Lactic Acidosis Recovery/Treatments

I was recently taken off my meds regimen of (DDI, Invarase, Norvir, Ziagen) for a condition that recently developed which resembled Lactic Acidosis. My lactic acid level was at (25) and all the basic symptoms were present (fatigue, nuasea/dizziness,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There are a few published reports from the US and Europe describing the use of a cocktail like you describe in the setting of life-threatening lactic acidosis. Usually stopping the offending agents, good fluid support, and time will result in... Read more »

Lactic Acidosis

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

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Lactic Acidosis

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Acidosis Láctica

Tabla de Contenidos Acidosis láctica y VIH ¿Qué provoca la acidosis láctica? Síntomas de la acidosis láctica Factores de riesgo Pruebas de laboratorio Tratamiento Preocúpate por ti Referencias Acidosis láctica y VIH... Read more »
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Table of Contents Poly-L-Lactic Acid for the Treatment of Facial Wasting The Impact of Patient Knowledge on HAART Initiation Antivirogram vs. PhenoSense Assays Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome and HAART Drug Resistance as Measured... Read more »
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lactic acidosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone else out there had lactic acidosis? Would like to hear, share experiences.

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