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Doctor insights on: Digestive Aids Mixture Medication

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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How physically enduring is the first course of aids medication?

How physically enduring is the first course of aids medication?

Well tolerated: There are many well tolerated and effective treatment options for hiv. Some people are able to take only one pill a day for treatment (that has 3 medications combined in one). If a person does develop side effects, the doc can usually find other meds that are tolerated. Once HIV treatment is started it is important to take the meds consistently so the virus doesn't become resistant to treatment. ...Read more

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What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

What number of different types of aids medication brands are availalble in total?

Aids meds: Go to drugs. Com and you will find answer. There are many and many combos. Changes every day so cannot give you correct humber today. ...Read more

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What medication is used to treat people with aids?

What medication is used to treat people with aids?

Many: Here is a list of FDA approved medications: https://aidsinfo. Nih. Gov/understanding-hiv-aids/fact-sheets/21/58/fda-approved-hiv-medicines. ...Read more

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Which are best medication for hiv/aids?

Best HAART: The best haart is that therapy that is guided by the individuals specific viral infection. We check for resistance mutations in a test called a genotype. We then tailor the medication regimen based on the genotype ; the fine detail on how the patient tolerates the drug ; if the virus becomes suppressed on the regimen. If the virus does not suppress we look for hidden mutations ; refine the tx. ...Read more

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What medications should someone with aids/hiv take?

What medications should someone with aids/hiv take?

HIV/AIDS medication: AIDS is treated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) in order to suppress the levels of HIV in the body. There are 6 classes of HIV medication and the Department of Health and Human Services recommends starting treatment with at least 3 HIV drugs from 2 different classes. An example is Atripla which contains emtricitabine, efavirenz, and tenofovir 3-in-1 pill.
NIH link:
http://tinyurl. Com/h2mx4o ...Read more

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Is it true that hiv/aids medication has been discovered?

Yes: There are very effective treatments available now but there are no cures. ...Read more

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How effective is HIV medication in preventing HIV forming into aids?

How effective is HIV medication in preventing HIV forming into aids?

Very: Modern anti-retroviral therapy when taken properly is extremely effective at halting the progression of HIV and helping the immune system recover so that an HIV infected individual does not develop aids. ...Read more

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How long you live without medication or treatment when you have aids?

About 8 to 10 years.: A typical survival time for a person with HIV (from diagnosis to death) in the pre-medication era was 8 to 10 years. Now that there are multiple good medications that can be used in combinations (highly active antiretroviral therapy / haart), persons with HIV and even with aids can live for several decades with good care and healthy lifestyle choices. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any medications that can help the aids virus?

HIV/AIDS treatment: Yes, there are numerous medications used to treat HIV and prevent progression to AIDS, and many medications to treat AIDS, improve immune status, and treat any complications of HIV/AIDS. It is most important to be followed regularly by an HIV specialist. Most people with HIV do very well on medication. ...Read more

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Once diagnosed with HIV how long after not taking your medications can you have full blown AIDS?

HIV Immunocompromise: The rate of deterioration in immune function and progression to AIDS depends on various factors and differs per individual. Current international and local clinical guidelines (e.g. WHO) advise that patients with HIV start treatment ASAP and not wait for immune deterioration or clinical signs of AIDS - immune function may not be fully restored if treatment delayed. Advise see family practitioner ...Read more

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What is the longest lasting ADHD medication or mixture of medication that would work for 16 hours at its full potential?

What is the longest lasting ADHD medication or mixture of medication that would work for 16 hours at its full potential?

Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) which is a prodrug is a long-acting stimulant that may last 12-16 hrs. I don't think you would want a stimulant med to be effective for a longer time, pt needs time to be able to sleep and relax also. ...Read more

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What were the first treatments and medications used for hiv/aids?

Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) zidovudine: The earliest effective treatment (early 1980s) was sulfa-trimethoprim (Bactrim®) to prevent Pneumocysts pneumonia in people with advanced immune deficiency. The first anti-HIV drug was zidovudine, originally called azidothymidine or AZT, which became available in the late 1980s. Used alone, it slowed HIV progression and sometimes improved AIDS dementia, but only a little and not for long. ...Read more

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What is the medication for aids?

Antiretrovirals: There are many medications, known as antiretrovirals. They're typically used in combination to prevent resistance. ...Read more

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I have hiv-aids. I take medication for that. Do I need to take some natural complements to increase the immune sistem? What complements. Thanks

Depends: Natural supplements are not regulated hence
it is difficult to say for sure what you are taking. Or its effect. Hence take your medications regularly, eat healthy, excercise and follow your treating physcians' advice. If weight is under ibw you doctor may consider Megace (megestrol) and protein shakes. ...Read more

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I am on a new mixture if medication and im kind of concerned with mixing any of them. I'm on 300mg of welbutrian, 10mg ambian, 400mg seroquel, (quetiapine) and 10mg valium as needed but not exceeding 20mg a day?

I am on a new mixture if medication and im kind of concerned with mixing any of them. I'm on 300mg of welbutrian, 10mg ambian, 400mg seroquel, (quetiapine) and 10mg valium as needed but not exceeding 20mg a day?

MED management: I agree that does seem like a lot of medication. Sometimes it's better to start one or two, continue for a few weeks and then change further. Good luck, and make certain to talk with the prescribing doctor ...Read more

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What are some problems OTC sleep aids can cause for people on prescription medication?

What are some problems OTC sleep aids can cause for people on prescription medication?

Dorwsiness: Otc sleep aids typically contain diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in benadryl. Drowsiness is a big side effect of this medicine so any prescription medicine that can cause drowsiness like pain killers for example should be used with caution with sleep aids containing diphenhydramine. ...Read more

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I've tried otc sleep aids and 6mg lunesta (eszopiclone) and 20mg of ambien. What other sleep medications are available I could try?

I've tried otc sleep aids and 6mg lunesta (eszopiclone) and 20mg of ambien. What other sleep medications are available I could try?

NONE: Get a sleep study to rule out OSA. Consider exercise, meditation, prayer, progressive relaxation and keep a sleep journal. Consult a clinical psychologist and consider hypnotherapy. Read " The Relaxation Response" by Herbert Benson, M.D. Get off all sleeping medicines. ...Read more

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Oral thrush w/ no hiv/aids, no medications, no diabetes, nothing unusual. I am worried b/c everything I read says that highly unusual for adult thrush?

Oral thrush w/ no hiv/aids, no medications, no diabetes, nothing unusual. I am worried b/c everything I read says that highly unusual for adult thrush?

Unlikely diagnosis: In virtually all the cases I've seen like this, the worried patients don't have thrush at all, just a white coating on the tongue, which they spend way too much time looking at in the mirror. It doesn't help that some doctors make the same mistake. ...Read more

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If a person has an STD and for that he/she never engage into sex anymore, without taking medication, probably will he/she die? Or get hiv/aids?

Needs information: Here which std you are talking about? Any std needs to be diagnose and treated adequately. Without sex unlikely to get std, unless blood / genital fluid exchange happen with some unknown reason than accidents.Hiv is also consider one of the std and untreated person can die. Syphilis is one of the monster that untreated leads to someone life miserable. ...Read more