Switching or Stopping HIV Treatment

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Break from medication

Is there a moment when one should be instructed by a medical officer to stop the medication especially when the viral load becomes undetectable?

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

medication change, lab results

Hello doctor, I ve beed taken of tivikay truvada an put to tivikay combivir for a month due to a supply issue. I switched back . However my 6 month vl and cd4 count should be done next month. Should I wait for longer until the body readjusts. How dan...

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

positive and consent

hi please help would like to know if its safe to take accutane while taking arv meds

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

Switching back and forth between Kaletra + Truvada combo and Genvoya?

Is it ok to switch back and forth between Kaletra + Truvada combo and Genvoya? I have just been put on Genvoya, yet still have a stash of Kaletra + Truvada, is it ok/safe for me to use up this stash once on Genvoya should I run out of the medication ...

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

Antiretrovirals and non detection

Can an antiretroviral drug work to bring you an undetectable level in a weeks time?

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

Genvoya

Is it better to take Genvoya at night or in the morning? About to start treatment.

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

LTNP - Starting Treatment

Hello Dr Holodniy, I have been HIV positive for 18 years, and I am a LTNP, treatment naive. I swim regularly, but have developed AF and have a pacemaker. My labs are as follows. My question is - should I now be starting treatment? And what is recomme...

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

About hiv

Please can you have drugs to stop hiv at all

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

Viral load after 2 months

Hello Dr. Holodniy. I am from Romania (34 yo) and i need to talk to you about my viral load. I was diagnosed in December 2018 and find out in January that i have a viral load of 917.000 and CD4 of 15 i was terrified. I started treatment in January wi...

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.

Livomyn

Sir please I have not checked my viral load but the doctor piscribed livomym for me .. please is it good for my health

By Mark Holodniy, M.D.