Who Takes Nevirapine
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More Than One-Fifth of Pregnant Women Taking Nevirapine Have Some Resistance One Year Later, Study SaysMore than one-fifth of HIV-positive pregnant women who take a single dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission have some resistance to the drug one year after treatment, according to a study published in... Read more »
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Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineWhether to stay on nevirapine or switch to Sustiva after delivery of your baby depends on several factors. First, I assume that either of these drugs will be used in combination with other antiretrovirals such as AZT + 3TC for treatment of you HIV... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineMany types of rash can result in increased pigmentation after clearing (in my experience somewhat more common in persons with dark skin). There is usually no easy means to manage such hyperpigmentation. I recommend seeing a dermatologist for their... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.I'm not sure what dose your son is taking, but nevirapine should either be dosed 400 mg once a day or 200 mg twice daily. Usually, this is either a single 400 mg tablet or 2-200 mg tablets once daily, or 1- 200 mg... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGeneraly Cymbalta can be taken safely with your nevirapine based regimeln in my experience and to my knowledge. If any reader knows of a concern (still needs to be reasonably monitored) please post experience or a reference. KH... Read more »
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Posted by taurusthecat, 5 RepliesI'm not happy. I have been asking my doctor for ages if I can go on some kind of HIV drug therapy and I keep getting stalled. I've been pos for 8 years and over time my energy levels have gone down and down, my body is just fighting this virus as it... Read more »
Posted by tommygaHey, newly positive. I'm not currently on any meds, but would like to go ahead and start with some vitamins. I'm a 28 yo male, any thoughts on what to take? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI want to take the Hiv test should I go to my HMO or to a clinic like Planned Parenthood ? please reply .
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesWhat would happen if i decide to stop taking my medication that i am on, Combovir & Sustiva? Would i get really sick & the disease would progrest to the point that i would die?
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