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Author Topic: Liver problems and HAART  (Read 1670 times)

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Offline Assurbanipal

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Liver problems and HAART
« on: October 06, 2009, 03:20:14 PM »
Chatting with one of our erstwhile members who doesn't post here nowadays, he said his consultant told him

"... if your liver doesn't tolerate one form of medication it is extremely unlikely it will tolerate any form of it"

Sounds a little improbable given all the different types of HAART nowadays and the various chemical pathways they are metabolized.

Anyone have any feedback on whether this statement is credible?
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

Offline Inchlingblue

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Re: Liver problems and HAART
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2009, 03:24:14 PM »
To me the statement sounds vague, hard to say what he means when he says "one form of medication."

Offline weasel

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Re: Liver problems and HAART
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009, 07:06:53 PM »


        Yes it does SOUND  improbable !

         There are many choices  today !

        Let your  Doctor  fill  you in !

     Many years ago a meen  nurse told me " Hang it up "  your liver  has been

   Ravaged  by  HIV /    full blown  AIDS !

   Well let me tell you SHE  is more than likely  working in a Laundromat now  :o

    What a horrid bedside manner !

  I seem  to be oakey - doakey !

   Not to far from  30  years with  HIV  :)


                                  be well ,
                                                  Carl
" Live and let Live "

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: Liver problems and HAART
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009, 07:26:38 PM »
Oops -- didn't update this.  Latest email said the liver function is back down to 37 from 70.
And the VL is down and CD4 count and energy up!
 
He sounds happy and busy.
5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

 


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