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Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

May 2007

Brand NameGeneric NameUseManufacturer NameApproval Date
Abelcet, AmbisomeAmphotericin B, ABLCantifungal for aspergillosisvarious20-Nov-95
Bactrim, Septrasulfamethoxazole and trimethoprimantiprotozoal antibiotic for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia treatment and preventionvarious23-Jun-81
Biaxin, Klacidclarithromycinantibiotic for Mycobacterium avium prevention and treatmentAbbott Laboratories23-Dec-93
Cytoveneganciclovir, DHPGantiviral for CMV retinitisRoche23-Jun-89
DaunoXomedaunorubicin-liposomalchemotherapy for Kaposi's sarcomaGilead4-Apr-97
Diflucanfluconazoleantifungal for candidiasis, cryptococcal meningitisPfizer29-Jan-90
Doxildoxorubicin hydrochloride-liposomalchemotherapy for Kaposi's sarcomaOrtho Biotech17-Nov-95
Eraxisanidulafunginantifungal (intravenous), used to treat Candida infections in the esophagus (candidiasis), blood stream (candidemia), and other forms of Candida infections, including abdominal abscesses and peritonitis (inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavityPfizer Inc.17-Feb-06
Famvirfamciclovirantiviral for herpesNovartis12-Jun-98
Foscarnetfoscavirantiviral for herpes, CMV retinitisAstra Pharmaceuticals27-Sep-91
Gamimune Nimmune globulin, gamma globulin, IGIVimmune booster to prevent bacterial infections in childrenBayer Biologicals27-Dec-93
Intron Ainterferon alfa-2bKaposi's sarcoma, hepatitis CSchering21-Nov-88
Marinoldronabinoltreat appetite lossRoxane Laboratories23-Dec-92
Megacemegestrol acetatetreat appetite, weight lossBristol Myers-Squibb10-Sep-93
Mepronatovaquoneantiprotozoal antibiotic for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia treatment and preventionGlaxoSmithKline25-Nov-92
Mycobutin, Ansamycinrifabutinantimycobacterial antibiotic for Mycobacterium avium preventionAdria Pharmaceuticals23-Aug-96
NebuPentpentamidineantiprotozoal antibiotic for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia preventionFujisawa15-Jun-89
Neutrexintrimetrexate glucuronate and leucovorinantiprotozoal antibiotic for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia treatmentMedImmune17-Dec-93
Panretin gelalitretinoin gel 0.1%AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcomaLigand Pharmaceuticals2-Feb-99
Procrit, Epogenerythropoetin, EPOtreat anemia related to AZT therapyAmgen31-Dec-90
Radiesse*calcium hydroxylapatitefacial lipoatrophyBioForm Medical Inc.22-Dec-06
Roferon Ainterferon alfa-2aKaposi's sarcoma and hepatitis CRoche21-Nov-88
Sculptra*poly-L-lactic acidfacial lipoatrophyDermik Laboratories3-Aug-04
Serostimsomatropin rDNAtreat weight lossSerono23-Aug-96
Sporanoxitraconazoleantifungal for blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, aspergillosis, and candidiasisJanssen Pharmaceuticals11-Sep-92
TaxolpaclitaxelKaposi's sarcomaBristol Myers-Squibb4-Aug-97
Valcytevalganciclovirantiviral for CMV retinitisRoche29-Mar-01
VFENDvoriconazoleantifungal for invasive aspergillosis and serious fungal infections due to Fusarium spp. and Scedosporium apiospermum, and Esophageal CandidiasisPfizer24-May-02
Vistidecidofovir, HPMPCantiviral for CMV retinitisGilead27-Jun-96
Vitrasert implantganciclovir insertantiviral for CMV retinitisBausch & Lomb5-Mar-96
Vitravene intravitreal injectablefomivirsen sodium injectionantiviral for CMV retinitisIsis Pharmaceuticals26-Aug-98
Zithromaxazithromycinantibiotic for Mycobacterium aviumPfizer14-Jun-96

* Radiesse and Sculptra are classified as medical devices

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