Aug 1, 2013
How will be the future hiv looks like and is there any breakthroughs in next year or this year
| Response from Mr. Vergel
There are a few breakthroughs coming up in the next few months:
1- Dolutegravir will be approved. This is the only unboosted once a day integrase inhibitor for naive patients (twice a day for treatment experienced). It seems to be even more potent than raltegravir and hopefully as safe. It will be later be included in a once a day one pill regimen including abacavir and emtricitabine. People with many of the resistance mutations to raltegravir will be able to get a response to this second generation integrase inhibitor.
2- In the Hepatitis C field: Gilead's sofosbuvir, a once-daily oral nucleotide analogue inhibitor for the treatment of Hep C. This drug will revolutionize hepatitis treatment.
3- We will have more information about the 18 people (total) that are being followed after they had functional or sterilizing cures. Number of people cured
4- Studies exploring the use of once-a-month injectable HIV medications will proceed and hopefully have great results. NanoART
5- Obamacare will be implemented in several states. Let's see how that affects HIV care!
I am sure there will be several others that other people can mention.
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