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HIV / AIDS Overview

Human immunodeficiency virus infection / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).[1] The term HIV/AIDS represents the entire range of disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus from early infection to late stage symptoms. During the initial infection, a person may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. This is typically followed by a prolonged period without symptoms...

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white oval large tablet imprinted m152
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 1 day 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 11 days ago in Tivicay.
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REMUNE When Can I Get the Vaccine Shot?
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.
Updated 24 days ago in Remune.
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who has tried weaning off hydrea
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 1 month ago in Hydrea.
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raltegravir potassium
authority code ## researching
Updated 1 month ago in Raltegravir Potassium.
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ILVITRIMl / Nevirapine
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 3 months ago in Nevirapine.
Eflaten and Tenarenz works the same?
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 4 months ago in HIV Immunogen.
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white oblong pill with ank and nothing on other side
I found an oval thick whit pill with aNK on it and nothing on the other side could you please help me identify it ## Hello, Jennifer! How are you? This tablet with the Abbott logo and NK on it is a 100mg Norvir tablet, it contains the active ingredient Ritonavir, which is a protease inhibitor that's used to treat HIV and AIDS. Side effects may include diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, dizziness and insomnia. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 5 months ago in Norvir.
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atripla and purbac benefits
My sister has been on atripla and purbac for 2 years? What are the benefits and side effects of this treatment? Her CD4 count rose from 106 to 475.
Updated 6 months ago in Atripla.
fuzeon weight loss
I've worked hard to get my weight up. Doc wants me on fuxeon. How will this effect my weight? ## Hello, Pitt! How are you? It can cause anorexia, as a side effect, along with erythema, insomnia and depression. Have you talked to your doctor about it? Maybe a high calorie supplement could help, while you're taking it.
Updated 7 months ago in Fuzeon.
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