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Offline denb45

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Time for Meds, Post Yours
« on: January 22, 2012, 08:14:46 PM »
And now the rest of them.......





« Last Edit: January 24, 2012, 11:01:31 AM by denb45 »
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Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 08:38:29 PM »
Didn't we already do a thread on this?
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 08:55:28 PM »
Didn't we already do a thread on this?

I can't remember  :-[
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2012, 09:00:37 PM »
I'm just on Atripla normally takes it at 7pm nightly
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2012, 09:15:18 PM »
Lunchtime (Prezista based combo)
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2012, 11:07:15 PM »
morning, always same time (alarm) (no need for food), then forget about it and get to work or back to sleep (or the other way around): time spend: 2 sec.

never have to carry meds but have some spares in travel bags or car

once daily viramune + Epzicom

Eric
NVP/ABC/3TC/... UD; CD4 > 1000; CD4/CD8 ~ 2.0   safety stock : 2 months

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2012, 11:09:58 PM »
I take Prezista, Norvir and Truvada, all at once daily.  Compared to regimens from the 90's that included Crixivan and it's eating restrictions, or Viracept, Zerit and Videx with it's side effects like diarrhea and facial wasting or Sustiva and its mental issues, this has been my easiest combo ever.

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2012, 11:17:53 PM »
generics of truvada and viramune,
simvastatin 10 mg and aspirin 80 mg,
all at 8pm.
VL UD CD4 900-1400, last @ 50%.
on meds since July 1997.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2012, 11:19:48 PM by joemutt »

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2012, 11:38:08 PM »
Atripla every night for 3.5 years...1 pill once a day
5/29/08 confirmed HIV+
6/23/08 Vl 47500  CD4 511/29% CD8 .60
start atripla
8/1/08 Vl 130  CD4 667/31% CD8 .70
9/18/08 Vl un  CD4 not tested
12/19/08 Vl un CD4 723/32% CD8 .80
4/3/09 Vl un CD4 615/36% CD8  .98
8/7/09 vl un CD4 689/35% CD8 .9
12/11/09 vl un CD4 712/38% CD8 .89
4/9/10 vl un CD4 796/39% CD8 1.0
8/20/10 vl un CD4 787/38% CD8 1.0
4/6/10 vl un CD4 865/35% CD8 .9
8/16/10 vl un CD4 924/37% CD8 1.0
12/23/10 vl un CD4 1006/35% CD8 .9
5/2/10 vl un CD4 1040/39% CD8 .9
8/7/13 vl un CD4 840/39% CD8 .9

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2012, 06:13:16 AM »
Didn't we already do a thread on this?

You're thinking of the meds thread in LTS.

I'm not gonna post my meds. I'm not on hiv meds, but I do take other meds daily. I'm gonna keep you guessing. A woman should have some mysterious aspects to her life, doncha think? :D
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Offline hope_for_a_cure

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2012, 06:48:56 AM »
Atripla is one of my pills taken each day.  I was taking an herbal supplement (Mukta Vati) with my BP med (Hydrochlorothiazide) but have stopped because it may not be a good idea to take that with my Atripla.  I had a slight increase in VL count in my Jan 6th blood draw (less than 20 copies up to 80) so I dont want to take that risk of putting herbals in my system that may affect my HIV meds. 

Oh.... every now and then I take my Xanax if the need is there and when flying... always a Valium or two.  Thats it.
« Last Edit: January 23, 2012, 07:10:46 AM by hope_for_a_cure »

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2012, 07:19:07 AM »
Reyataz/Norvir every morning with breakfast (between 7 and 10 am)
Atripla every evening -- somewhere in the vicinity of 9:00

Mike
Atripla - Started 12/05
Reyataz/Norvir - Added 6/06
Labs - Pre-Meds
Sep05 T=350/25% VL98,559
Nov05 288/18%  47,564
Current Labs
May2013 691/31% <20

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2012, 07:41:11 AM »


Viramune ,  Epzicom,  hydrochlorothiazide 25mg and Simvastatin 40mg


Ray
Current Meds ; Viramune, Epzicom, 40mg of simvastatin, 12.5mg of Hydrochlorothiazide.
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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

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 Current % is at 13% 

  
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2012, 07:53:26 AM »
Bed time.

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2012, 08:02:00 AM »
truvada and selzentry. the truvada and selzentry together in the am. and then one selzentry in the evening.
i have always taken a whole bunch of supplements.

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2012, 08:18:31 AM »
AM, with food: Prezista, Norvir, Isentress, Truvada plus 3 2mg loperamide and 3 capsules of Pancrease, 1 calcium/vit D, 1 fish oil tablet

PM, with food: Prezista, Norvir, Isentress, plus 3 2mg loperamide and 3 capsules of Pancrease, 1 calcium/vit D, 1 fish oil tablet and 1 multi-vitamin

Bedtime: 3 capsules of neurontin

Klonopin, as needed, which is generally always :)

So about close to 30 pills a day :-*
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2012, 10:07:04 AM »
I still have diarrhea no matter what I do, take or eat, been that way since 1996  :-[
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2012, 10:23:35 AM »


  Morning-- Viramune, Multivitamin, Fish Oil, Vitamin C

  Evening-Viramune, Truvada, Fish Oil, Mirtazapine
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2012, 10:52:44 AM »
No HIV, or supplement, pills yet.
Infected-  2005 or early 2006; Diagnosed- Jan 28th, 2011; Feb '11- CD4 754 @34%, VL- 39K; July '11- CD4 907@26%,  VL-81K; Feb '12- CD4 713 @31%, VL- 41K, Nov '12- CD4- 827@31%

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2012, 12:19:30 PM »
Reyataz, Norvir, Truvada, and Acyclovir taken with dinner
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2012, 12:26:27 PM »
Morning with food -- Prezista, Norvir, Epzicom, Lescol, Fish Oil (2), multivitamin,calcium, vitamin D, aspirin

Evening with food -- Prezista, Norvir

Very early in the AM once a month with water only (NO COFFEE  :( ) -- Boniva

As needed -- scotch, cialis

everything but the scotch, multivitamin and aspirin were initially suggested by one doc or another -- and they approve of the aspirin and multivitamin...


For bonus points  ;) I keep a list of every drug prescription that I've had since AIDS with the dates, dosing and, most importantly, whether I stopped them because they caused a problem.  Each doctor gets a copy, the list of my other "medical providers", the lists of tests, procedures and followup dates and the most recent labs.
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 denb45

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2012, 12:32:53 PM »
Reyataz, Norvir, Truvada, and Acyclovir taken with dinner

What's the Acyclovir for  ???

never-mind I looked it up  :( sorry to hear this Mikie  :-[
« Last Edit: January 23, 2012, 12:38:40 PM by denb45 »
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2012, 12:53:22 PM »
What's the Acyclovir for  ???
a persistant herpes zoster infection. without it I have a "shingles" outbreak in my left hand about 4 times a year. :o

The sweet part of taking acyclovir is that not only does it keep the HZ in check, but it has anti-viral properties and actually helps keep the HIV in check too. w00T!
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2012, 01:05:16 PM »
a persistant herpes zoster infection. without it I have a "shingles" outbreak in my left hand about 4 times a year. :o

The sweet part of taking acyclovir is that not only does it keep the HZ in check, but it has anti-viral properties and actually helps keep the HIV in check too. w00T!

I had a  zoster  vaccination (the one where they inject under the elbow of skin) way back in 2002, an Bob had one in 2003, for you, I guess that would be kinda redundant now  :-\
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2012, 01:36:33 PM »
I guess that would be kinda redundant now  :-\
I had full-blown shingle outbreaks (the spot on my rt hip still aches at times) way back in 93, 94, and 96 when I was living with da aids. Even though I was way below the age guidelines, because of the HIV, I did had the Zostavax shot a while back - and still had another outbreak or two. ::) The daily dosage of acyclovir however does the trick though - with both big and little outbreaks of shingles.

the only time it failed me was while Jim was in the hospital those 2 months in 08. I was under severe stress at that time (a trigger) and will admit to missing quite a few doses (another trigger!) of everything (thank goodness the HIV meds didn't screw up!!), so I had several outbreaks during that time and for a following couple of months. But that incident did prove to me and the doc that the daily acyclovir really did work.
leatherman (aka mIkIE)


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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #25 on: January 23, 2012, 01:42:54 PM »
Mikie, I never had shingles before, and since my vaccination, I don't even get cold-sores or fever-blisters anymore, we both don't......anyway, good luck to you, and keep on taking your acyclovir  ;)
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #26 on: January 23, 2012, 01:48:46 PM »
9am - Isentress/Truvada 
9pm - Truvada

So far no side effects on day 6  :)
« Last Edit: January 23, 2012, 01:50:42 PM by csguy1 »

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #27 on: January 23, 2012, 02:09:48 PM »
9am - Isentress/Truvada 
9pm - Truvada

So far no side effects on day 6  :)

CS,
Did you make a typo? The Isentress is 2x per day and Truvada is 1X per day.
Peace,
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VL 4420 CD4 340 CD4% 24   3/15/10 Started I&T
VL  UD   CD4 340 CD4% 26.5 05/13/10
VL  UD   CD4 360 CD4% 27.1 08/3/10
VL  UD   CD4 310 CD4% 28.4 11/22/10
VL  UD   CD4 420 CD4% 27.9 02/11/11
VL  UD   CD4 370 CD4% 26.4 06/08/11
VL  UD   CD4 360 CD4% 27.7 09/23/11
VL  UD   CD4 370 CD4% 28.3 01/20/12
VL  UD   CD4 430 CD4% 28.8 05/11/12
VL  UD   CD4 370 CD4% 28.1 09/07/12
VL  UD   CD4 390 CD4% 32.3 03/14/13

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #28 on: January 23, 2012, 03:15:07 PM »
Loperamide (PRN, usually 4 - 8 caps a day)
Ramipril..prescribed in April last year, still have half of the original pkt in cupboard as I kept forgetting doses and then forgot I was on it (whoopsie!). That said with weight loss BP now normal to slightly low.

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #29 on: January 23, 2012, 03:35:19 PM »
9 am - Truvada and Isentress
9 pm - Isentress and 2000 mg of Vitamin D
May 2011 - Tested Positive
June 2011 - CD4 330   16%   VL182,000 no resistance
Oct 6, 2011 - CD4 300  20%  VL 60,000
Oct 7, 2011 - start Truvada / Isentress
Nov 29, 2011 CD4 280 26% VL 54
Feb 7 2012 CD4 260 25% UD!
Mar 20 2012 CD4 400 28%
June 2012 CD4 330 26% UD
Sept 2012 CD4 450 32% UD
Dec 2012 CD4 310 28% UD
May 2013 CD4 500 32% UD
Oct 2013 CD4 460 33% UD
May 2014 CD4 360 33% UD

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #30 on: January 23, 2012, 04:00:29 PM »
Atripla.  All my others won't nicely fit in the frame of one picture...the indignities of being in my mid 50s... :)

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Diagnosed Oct. 2005
10/05:  367 (26.2%), 24556 VL
01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
02/07:  Switched to Atripla 2/8/07
04/07:  566 (37.7%), UD
08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #31 on: January 23, 2012, 06:08:27 PM »
Here's my nightly routine. Morning is pretty much the same cept switch out the wine and Epzicom for some fish oil and MultiV..

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Last Labs-
6/3/14 CD4- 736, UD 34%
6/25/13 CD4- 1036, UD,
2/4/13, CD4 - 489, UD, 28%

Current Meds: Prezista/Epzicom/ Norvir
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #32 on: January 23, 2012, 08:06:46 PM »
Atripla everynight at 10pm

Mult vit at 10pm (if u take mult vit in the morning time u pea out the vit by lunch at night this way it works better)

Vit c - 500mg just to boost my system
April 2010- tested neg.
April 1 2011 -  CD4 346 VL 46856 22%
July 27 2011- Started Atripla
(Meds are good) needed more space to update been UD now for three years. Current down below
Jun 5 2014 - CD4 704 VL UD % 44.0

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #33 on: January 23, 2012, 09:07:10 PM »
mmm... K

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #34 on: January 23, 2012, 09:17:44 PM »
Atripla - 1 x a day - evening before bed - because it makes my skin look radiant  ;D
Lopid - 2 x a day - every twelve hours - for high triglycerides

That's it (unless a CPAP machine could be considered a type of med)
September 13, 2008 - diagnosed +
Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #35 on: January 23, 2012, 10:11:18 PM »
Mult vit at 10pm (if u take mult vit in the morning time u pea out the vit by lunch at night this way it works better)

This makes no sense -- show me something to back it up.  If it gets filtered out by the kidney, it gets filtered out -- whether you piss it out while the sun is shining or whether it is sits in your bladder waiting for you to trot to the toilet in the nighttime.

edited to add:  In fact, unless you have dinner at 10pm, you are probably losing absorbtion of the vitamins.  Many are better absorbed with food -- plus taking a multivit on an empty stomach can cause you to have an upset stomach.  Of course, I suppose if you aren't fully absorbing them, then you would be right -- you ain't peeing them out -- your shitting them out instead.

« Last Edit: January 23, 2012, 10:13:41 PM by bocker3 »
Atripla - Started 12/05
Reyataz/Norvir - Added 6/06
Labs - Pre-Meds
Sep05 T=350/25% VL98,559
Nov05 288/18%  47,564
Current Labs
May2013 691/31% <20

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #36 on: January 23, 2012, 10:58:02 PM »



   I can piss fish oil by noon...
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« Reply #37 on: January 24, 2012, 02:33:24 AM »
Do those of you taking Vit D take regular or the D3?  I'm still confused which is best, or if one is better.  If I remember correctly, D3 is the activated form??  Which means you don't need sunlight to activate it?  Just curious, because I was going to start taking Vit D. 

And, my partner has sold me on fish oil.  His lipids have really improved and he also believes it has helped him lose weight.  But, he also went on a new lipid med at the same time, so hard to tell.  I'm not sure how it would help with weight--unless the fish oil and lipid med cause the body to metabolize more efficiently. 

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #38 on: January 24, 2012, 08:10:09 AM »
Do those of you taking Vit D take regular or the D3?  I'm still confused which is best, or if one is better.  If I remember correctly, D3 is the activated form??  Which means you don't need sunlight to activate it?  Just curious, because I was going to start taking Vit D. 

D3 is what the endocrinologist put me on
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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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #39 on: January 24, 2012, 10:33:24 AM »
CS,
Did you make a typo? The Isentress is 2x per day and Truvada is 1X per day.
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you are right, oops!

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noon I take a multi vitamin, and a Ester C

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #40 on: January 24, 2012, 10:37:03 AM »


   I can piss fish oil by noon...

Ouch, sounds very painful Thomas, kidney stones are a lot worse to piss out  :(
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« Reply #41 on: January 24, 2012, 03:35:34 PM »
 :)  Atripla, Exforge, Atenonol/HCTZ, Acyclovir, and about 15 vitamins and supplements per day, and oh' yes, my weekly ZAP of vitamin D!!!!!! ;D

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #42 on: January 24, 2012, 06:24:07 PM »
Reyataz, Truvada, Norvir, Tricor, 2 Lovaza and a multivitamin with breakfast and 2 Lovaza in the evening.

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« Reply #43 on: January 24, 2012, 06:33:25 PM »
Reyataz, Truvada, Norvir, Tricor, 2 Lovaza and a multivitamin with breakfast and 2 Lovaza in the evening.

Tricor and Lovaza? are they both for cholesterol? How bad were your numbers and have these 2 meds helped?

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2/4/13, CD4 - 489, UD, 28%

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #44 on: January 24, 2012, 06:41:08 PM »
isentress, intellence, Norvir, Prezista = Twice a Day

3tc ,Atorvastatin, Irbesaratan,  Cymbalta =  once a day

Plus Vitamins plus nose spray for sleep apnea.

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #45 on: January 24, 2012, 08:05:37 PM »
Tricor and Lovaza? are they both for cholesterol? How bad were your numbers and have these 2 meds helped?

-W

Cholesterol used to be 324, last draw was 156. Triglycerides were 1606, last draw 156. Part of the problem for me was being on Kaletra.

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« Reply #46 on: January 24, 2012, 08:15:39 PM »
Part of the problem for me was being on Kaletra.

ahhhh, yes.

I have labs coming up on the third and im real curious how my daily fish oil may have worked over the past 3 months.
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2/4/13, CD4 - 489, UD, 28%

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #47 on: January 24, 2012, 08:23:26 PM »
Ahh the Kaletra years. I remember taking those orange pills and 20 minutes later I would find them still intact in the toilet bowl. At the end they literally just passed right through me.

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« Reply #48 on: January 24, 2012, 10:05:06 PM »
20 minutes later I would find them still intact in the toilet bowl.
if you would have taken it in liquid form you could have had the same result - it just would have come out the other end.  ;D
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #49 on: January 24, 2012, 10:19:43 PM »
ahhhh, yes.

I have labs coming up on the third and im real curious how my daily fish oil may have worked over the past 3 months.

Just to be on the safe side, why don't you print out the five pages of the "Nutrition, Wumpette Style" thread and have your doctor include it in your medical file.
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« Reply #50 on: January 24, 2012, 10:53:38 PM »
Just to be on the safe side, why don't you print out the five pages of the "Nutrition, Wumpette Style" thread and have your doctor include it in your medical file.

Then his doctor won't wanna be his doctor anymore once the truth is reviled  ;D
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #51 on: January 25, 2012, 12:24:30 AM »
OK,
In the morning, I take:
Isentress,
Truvada,
Pantoprazole (40 mgs),
Claritin (10 mgs),
Naproxen (375 mgs)
Fish oil (6,000 mgs)
multivitamin
Calcium/Vit D combo (600mgs/400mgs respectively)
Milk Thistle (180 mgs standardized),
Vitamin D (1,000 mgs = 4 times a week)
CoQ10 200 mgs,
Alpha Lipoic Acid (800 mgs)
Acytel L Carnitine (400 mgs)
Selenium (200 mcgs)
Advair (1 puff)

In the evening, I take:
Isentress
Niaspan (1,000 mgs)
Aspirin (325 or however much is in a standard aspirin)
Naproxen 375 mgs
Advair (1 puff)

Actually, it was much worse when I first started taking meds in 96. I took 17 HIV pills or capsules every day, with many, many, many more restrictions. (Think Crixivan.)
But on the plus side, I was taking so many pills, I had no appetite and was delightfully thin (153 pounds and just under 6 feet tall.)

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #52 on: January 25, 2012, 12:44:35 AM »
I take Atripla right before bed.  Soon I'll be on Complera if I can swing it.

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« Reply #53 on: January 25, 2012, 07:22:56 AM »
7am: 400mg Isentress, 400mg Aciclovir.

With breakfast: Krill oil; selenium, vitamin E, vitamin C, beta carotene combo; vitamin B complex; magnesium citrate.

7pm (with dinner): 400mg Isentress, 300mg Viread, 300mg Reyataz, 100mg Norvir, 400mg Aciclovir, 5000I.U. vitamin D.

With evening snack: vitamin K complex.

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« Reply #54 on: January 25, 2012, 08:01:54 AM »
For those you who are on a lot of medications please keep a list in your wallet or purse of your medications and dosages. People come into the emergency room and say "I take a nerve pill and a water pill, something for my blood pressure and a little pink pill that I forget what it does". It is really helpful if there is an accurate list.

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« Reply #55 on: January 25, 2012, 09:54:19 AM »
For those you who are on a lot of medications please keep a list in your wallet or purse of your medications and dosages. People come into the emergency room and say "I take a nerve pill and a water pill, something for my blood pressure and a little pink pill that I forget what it does". It is really helpful if there is an accurate list.

I keep a list on my smartphone, using Evernote which can also be accessed from any computer.

Actually my new strategy will be to buy a new scanner and scan all medical documents and keep in Evernote, then also store them in Dropbox. Though technically I can scan things even with my phone, but they don't look all that proper.
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« Reply #56 on: January 25, 2012, 11:33:18 AM »
I keep a list on my smartphone, using Evernote which can also be accessed from any computer.

Actually my new strategy will be to buy a new scanner and scan all medical documents and keep in Evernote, then also store them in Dropbox. Though technically I can scan things even with my phone, but they don't look all that proper.

My Problem with smartphones is I'm so blind, and the screen is so small, I can't see what the hell I'm doing unless I wear my reading glasses, and poor bob's fingers are so big, he can't make calls are text very well
he can't see the screen cuz it's too dam small  ::)
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« Reply #57 on: January 25, 2012, 11:36:53 AM »
For those you who are on a lot of medications please keep a list in your wallet or purse of your medications and dosages. People come into the emergency room and say "I take a nerve pill and a water pill, something for my blood pressure and a little pink pill that I forget what it does". It is really helpful if there is an accurate list.

I have a laminated list that I keep in my wallet.  Whenever I am asked to provide a list, I give it to them to make a copy and add it to my file.  They always appreciate that I have the list.

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« Reply #58 on: January 25, 2012, 11:41:14 AM »
I have a laminated list that I keep in my wallet.  Whenever I am asked to provide a list, I give it to them to make a copy and add it to my file.  They always appreciate that I have the list.

Wolfie

Yeah I have that too, and so does Bob, we keep that in our wallets, just in-case one of us passes out, and has to go into the ER  ;)
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« Reply #59 on: January 25, 2012, 12:03:37 PM »
I've just been cleaning out all the nooks and crannies around the house, and I came upon one of the zippies I used to use to store my meds when I first got sick.

Good times...good times....

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« Reply #60 on: January 25, 2012, 12:10:01 PM »


Tim, the last time I did deep cleaning I found $200 dollars and an old bag of weed  ;D
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« Reply #61 on: January 25, 2012, 12:13:58 PM »

Tim, the last time I did deep cleaning I found $200 dollars and an old bag of weed  ;D

Shoot.  I haven't scored anything that fun.  Just expired bottles of Dapsone.
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #62 on: January 25, 2012, 07:46:34 PM »
I have a laminated list that I keep in my wallet.  Whenever I am asked to provide a list, I give it to them to make a copy and add it to my file.  They always appreciate that I have the list.

Wolfie

Oh boy... not one of those types that laminates. Why don't you just make a decoupage egg with the list?

I have this one friend that gets high on meth and then uses one of those labeling machines for everything in his house. Well, that is when he's not busy making holes in the walls or digging up the floor because he thinks miniature Mexican guys are hiding under the floor.
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« Reply #63 on: January 25, 2012, 07:57:35 PM »


I have this one friend that gets high on meth and then uses one of those labeling machines for everything in his house. Well, that is when he's not busy making holes in the walls or digging up the floor because he thinks miniature Mexican guys are hiding under the floor.

Maybe he's looking for old sex tricks past or present , are just tweaking out  ;D
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« Reply #64 on: January 25, 2012, 08:02:25 PM »
Maybe he's looking for old sex tricks past or present , are just tweaking out  ;D

He still lived with his ex-boyfriend, and he thought the ex was hiding sex tricks in the house. That house was just a cesspool of amphetamines for several years, and before that heroin. It was so messy I was afraid to go visit. Several time the cops would get called, and one of them got put in jail for hitting the other one over the head with a fireplace hot poker thingie.
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« Reply #65 on: January 25, 2012, 08:27:00 PM »
He still lived with his ex-boyfriend, and he thought the ex was hiding sex tricks in the house. That house was just a cesspool of amphetamines for several years, and before that heroin. It was so messy I was afraid to go visit. Several time the cops would get called, and one of them got put in jail for hitting the other one over the head with a fireplace hot poker thingie.

That is so sad  :(
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« Reply #66 on: January 25, 2012, 08:50:52 PM »
Believe it or not, but with all of that drug use neither of them has ended up a pozzie. Gotta give those girls some credit!
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« Reply #67 on: January 25, 2012, 09:16:46 PM »
Believe it or not, but with all of that drug use neither of them has ended up a pozzie. Gotta give those girls some credit!

Well , but they get no credit for being tweakers, haven't they realized that you'll never have a dam thing tweaking your life away like that, think of all the money they could have saved for themselves...sad  :(
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« Reply #68 on: January 25, 2012, 09:17:03 PM »
Oh boy... not one of those types that laminates. Why don't you just make a decoupage egg with the list?


now that is some funny shit  ;D
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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #69 on: January 26, 2012, 12:15:41 AM »
Oh boy... not one of those types that laminates. Why don't you just make a decoupage egg with the list?

I did that with the old lists, which reminds me, I need to update mine again. 8)

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« Reply #70 on: January 26, 2012, 10:10:02 AM »
I did that with the old lists, which reminds me, I need to update mine again. 8)

HUGS,

Mark

I need to update mine as well.  I've recently did away with metropolol. 

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Re: Time for Meds, Post Yours
« Reply #71 on: January 26, 2012, 05:28:34 PM »
norvir, reyataz and truvada - 1x/day; evening time between 19h-22h with some food ...

----------------------------------------
dec 2010       - tested neg
22.01.2011    - infection
10.02.2011    - tested poz (test of 4th generation)
18.02.2011    - ELISA test poz
                    - VL: 5 mio
                    - CD4: 421 (19 %)
                    - CD3: 1709 (78%)
                    - CD8: 1267 (58%)
may 2011 - CD4: 428 (21%)
                  VL: 250 000
august 2011 - CD4: 398 (24%)
                      VL: 50 000
november 2011 - CD4: 320 (24%)
                           VL: 134 000
09.12.2011 - CD4: 284 (26%)
16.12.2011 - started TRUVADA/REYATAZ/NORVIR
16.3.2012 - CD4: 373 (25%), VL: 459

 


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