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HIV / AIDS Overview

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a disease spectrum of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).[1][2][3] Following initial infection, a person may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. This is typically followed by a prolonged period without symptoms. As the infection progresses, it interferes more and more with the immune system, making the person much more susceptible to co...

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How is Temporary Silent Long QT 8 (Timothy's) Syndrome Diagnosed
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I have been having black outs and lying in opp positions for long periods of time the 1st time was 24 hours and my kidneys dried out my createnine was 800 and i needed 3 weeks of dialysis and my muscle CK was 44000, fortunately i made a miraculas recovery and was only in the hospital for 3 weeks. Two months later the same thing happened this time i was lying in a position that i cut of the nerves to my legs do i couldn't walk and the ambulance had to break the door down to get me, my renal function while nit good didn't require dialysis.The neurology Dr's said that my nerves would slowly regenerate themselves with intensive physio. I lice alone and ive been lucky that both falls have been on carpet not in the bathroon or hut my head any where. The cardiologists asked alit of...
Updated 9 days ago in Kaletra.
REMUNE When Can I Get the Vaccine Shot?
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When will Remune be available i need this vaccine desperately? Why has this not been approved yet i am sick from taking the drugs i vomit daily :( ## The developer is actually now working on a different medication that combines Remind with something else. It has not been presented yet, for FDA approval. And it is not a vaccine, nor a cure, if it does pass evaluations and get approved, it will only be another treatment therapy. I am sorry that the medications make you so ill. Do you take anything for the nausea? ## There is nothing worse than the miserable side-effects associated with toxic drugs. A therapeutic vaccine such as Remune would help dramatically. ## I just read about the Remune news finally being submitted for approval. How long does it take before the FDA will approve this v...
Updated 29 days ago in Remune.
oval pink pill with 123
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I would like to know what this pill is that may girlfriend is taken for depression. ## Found a match it's Atripla Click here to see a picture of the pill. If this is your pill it is a fixed dose combination drug for the treatment of HIV infection. To learn more click on the link below... Please note if this is not your pill, please post back, so I can locate the right pill. ## Omg! That is the pill, I'm am 100% certain,it's a pinkish pale color and she takes it once a night. ## Yes, it is for HIV infection. It is a combination of efavirenz 600 mg/, a non nucleoside/nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor, emtricitabine 200/mg, a nucleoside/nucleotide analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and tenofovir disoproxil fumerate, also a nucleoside/nucleotide analogue...
Updated 30 days ago in Atripla.
up johnComplera/5HTP
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I've been doing very well with Complera since January. I have been wondering if I can take 5HTP with it. I am a 50 year old female in fairly good physical health but I'm really depressed and low on energy. I use to take 5HTP a few years ago and had great results with it but need to see if it can work again. Don't want to mess up the Complera so any help would be appreciated! ## Hello, Bear 50! How are you? I didn't find any interactions listed between them in the MedScape database, but it's always best to double check such information to be safe, but if your doctor approves, there shouldn't be any problem with your taking it. According to the FDA, Complera is used to treat HIV and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, headache and insomnia. Is there anything...
Updated 1 month ago in Complera.
white oval large tablet imprinted m152
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its a large white tablet imprinted m152. ## what the are active ingredients of an oval shaped white tablet imprinted M 152 on it. state the various uses and side effects. thank you. ## What does m152cure ## Hello everyone, Based on my research, a white capsule-shaped film coated tablet imprinted with “M 152” on one side and blank on the other side, is identified as an HIV-1 medication containing the following active ingredients: Efavirenz 600mg + Lamivudine 300mg + Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 300mg. It doesn't say that it's intended to cure anything, but rather "treat" the condition, like most prescription medications. And as far as side effects are concerned, I've actually seen some sites list two pages worth of symptoms for this particular medication....
Updated 3 months ago in Efavirenz.
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Cannot swallow tivicay. Is it ok to crush this medication. If so how much of its potency is lost? ## Hello, J! How are you? I'm not seeing anything saying that can't be done, though you should double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be sure. And it should not lose potency due to breaking, cutting or crushing. Side effects may include: body fat redistribution, insomnia and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago in Tivicay.
who has tried weaning off hydrea
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going to wean off hydrea to obtain 400 or less platelet levels before going off of it. taking 500mg 2x weekly. Dr. say take l cap and 2cap every other day. Present plt level is 570. Research I came up with quote to increase extra capsules for one day a week .eg.., (2) caps 6 days &, 3caps 1 day, that hydrea works on a weekly basis rather than daily dose. Researched,support groups, peer reviews, no answers, Appreciate any informations or eads ## Hi adail, How are you? I don't have experience with this medication personally, but in my opinion it would probably be best to just go along with what your doctor suggests as far as tapering is concerned. This is because each individual may respond differently to certain weaning methods. However, if the information you're finding onli...
Updated 5 months ago in Hydrea.
raltegravir potassium
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authority code ## researching
Updated 5 months ago in Raltegravir Potassium.
ILVITRIMl / Nevirapine
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Hi after six weeks checkup my daughter tested negative, before she was using Nevirapine. now they gave him ilvitrim suspension I just wanna know that they are working the same bcous I'm stil breastfeeding her?
Updated 6 months ago in Nevirapine.
Eflaten and Tenarenz works the same?
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I am on ARV since september last year, 4months on Tenarenz which managed to make my viral load undetectable, since its nolonger on market I've changed to Eflaten which contains same ingredients, Can someone tell me if this Eflaten will manage to maintain my viral load undetectable. Thanks. ## Hello, Siffy! How are you? If it contains the same active ingredient, then it should work for just as well as the other one. I can't say you'll stay undetectable, because sometimes our bodies get used to a medication and it may not be as effective. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 8 months ago in HIV Immunogen.

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