Month: August 2008

Tenofovir Dosing for patients with kidney dysfunction

I have seen some confusion about Tenofovir (Viread, which is in Truvada and Atripla) dosing in those with kidney problems in my pozhealth at yahoogroups.com list, so I am posting this information. So far, most of the problems with tenofovir and kidney function have been reported in treatment experienced patients on boosted protease inhibitors, african …

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37.5 percent of US patients skip AIDS/HIV treatment due to side effects.

FROM: https://pharmexec.findpharma.com/pharmexec/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=534038 A new study released at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City on Monday detailed the disconcerting fact that 37.5 percent of US interviewees skip AIDS/HIV treatment due to side effects. AIDS Treatment for Life (ATLIS) polled approximately 3,000 HIV-positive patients from 18 countries to get a better understanding of their treatment …

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S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine (SAMe) for Treatment of Depression, Osteoarthritis, and Liver Disease

I am convinced this supplement works for depression and fatigue. I have taken 400 mg twice a day and can definitely feel a difference the first day. Something else that I have noticed is that my hairy leukoplakia goes away within days. It can also decrease liver enzymes. However, it is contraindicated for those with …

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