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Combivir Resimulate Thoughts Into Dreams
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This was probably asked before... Do any of you taking Combivir dream about things you have in mind just before you fall asleep?

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According to “Common side effects of Combivir include:

loss of appetite,
trouble sleeping,
cold symptoms (stuffy nose, sneezing, sinus pain, cough),… read more

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I have a question about Combivir I recently found out I have HIV and they prescribed that for me so I'll be taking it Monday my question is would that help me be undetectable or I need special treatment for that I ask doctors when I found but none have been a big help to me

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Combivir is a prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children weighing more than 66 lb (30 kg). Combivir is… read more

Do Hernias Coincide With Any Hiv Medication, Specifically Combivir Or Isentress?
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I have been getting all in my lower left flank, Chronic Pancreatitis, Infections in my colon, and kidney problems. I'm just wondering if there a connection to the meds.

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Do You Think HIV Meds Could Cause You To Have A Psychological Problem And Some Physical?
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Never claim anything until you have proof it's true

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You GO, Gurl... 🤠

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How about getting drunk? Opinions?

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Good idea, have one on me.

Can I Get Drunk?
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I wanna get wasted, ive been so stressed out and i took my biktary like 2 hrs ago

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Gaining Weight On Truimeq
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Does anyone gain weight on Triumeq i mean i am ok with gaining weight cuz i went way down so much that i was skin and bones everyone said i was withering away yes i needed to gain weight and wanted to but not 170 lbs everyone is like you look good your gaining weight and i don't mean that in a bad way im like thank you but im thinking ugh you know what I mean

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and here i thought it was just me dealing with it but the more people i talk to about it say the same thing funny smells as well as the metal taste .foods i used to absoloutely love i cant even handle… read more

Bimonthly Injection
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Ive said before many times, the United States is far behind in HIV care
While the United States has just approved a monthly injection, I have noted Europe was doing a bimonhly study
The United Kindom (in Europe) has approved the first bimonhly injection.
The United States was behind the ball with U=U for 3 years.
The United States was behind in studying a monthly injection.
The United States is now behind in a bimonthly injection.
Sounds like the United States just doesn't care about HIV… read more

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OK thank you Robbie. Appreciate the information.

Do You Actually Know How To Take Your HIV Medication?
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Have you ever read the pamphlet on your medications?
Some medications you can just take them without food.
Other medications you have to take them with food.
for the medications that you have to take with food do you know what kind of food you have to eat to make that drug work at its maximum?
Did you know that some HIV medications work better when you eat fatty foods?
It's important to read those pamphlets that come with the medications then you know how to actually take your medications.

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I take biktarvy at midnight every night with food. I’m a night owl so I’m always up at that time.i like taking it at night so if I have side effects I’m sleeping lol.

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HIV therapies are a must to keep the virus in check. Keeping the time you take your pill(s) at the same time everyday will help keep you at an undetectable level. Besides taking your HIV regimen​ religiously every day, do you tend to lag behind on any other medications you take? I take my HIV pill at 8pm every night. But my neurapathy pill, inflammatory pills, lung medication I tend to lack on sometimes. I have alarms set to take my meds, but sometimes I just don't take them. BESIDES your HIV… read more

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I'm kind of lucky in that while I am on a bunch of other meds for other things, all of them are only once a day, so I take them all at once first thing in the morning. Before having HIV, my other meds… read more