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NEW DRUGS FOR HIV TREATMENT

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New Developments in HIV Drug Resistance and Options for Treatment-Experienced Patients

Introduction Epidemiology of HIV Resistance Predicting Treatment Response Based on Resistance Scores Refinement of the Genotypic Resistance Score for Tipranavir The Value of Discussing Resistance Test Results With HIV Resistance Experts ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Guidance for Industry: Developing Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment of HIV-1

The Food and Drug Administration recently published new Guidance for Industry: Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infection: Developing Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment The new guidance provides recommendations for the development of antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Rules for Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use and Charging for Investigational Drugs

On August 12, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published two new rules related to investigational drugs. One new rule, "Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for Treatment Use," seeks to clarify the methods available to seriously... Read more »
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Can You Recommend a New Drug Treatment Strategy

I tested HIV+ in 1994 and began taking AZT & DDI. After about a year, my Dr. switched me to AZT + 3TC + Rescriptor, due to high uric acid levels (from DDI). I've been on these 3 drugs now for about 12 years. My CD4 levels have been in the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your success on Rescriptor is immpressive as this regimen is not that easy to take. Hats off to you. I would consider switching to another drug in the same class as Rescriptor, namely, Sustiva. It is once a day and can be taken wth your second... Read more »

New drugs for treatment naive

I'm confused about what doctors can prescribe for treatment naive patients. I thought drugs like Isentress and Prezista can be prescribed to treatment naive if the patient and doctor decide it's best. but I keep hearing conflicting...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The new HIV medications raltegravir (Isentress) and darunavir (Prezista) are very promising; certainly for use in treatment experienced, drug resistant patients. It is indeed because of initial clinical trials data that the... Read more »

My new drug treatment

I am now taking 1x Kevin1x nervier [ ritonavir ]3x darunavir per daily treatment . I started 6 days ago and I feeling after 19 years living with hiv+ very down and low in energy . Any suggestions for helping me deal with my new drugs treatments or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many pxs taking Kivexa (abacavir + lamivudine) and ritonavir/darunavir will experience minimal side effects . The most common side effects would be gut related (gas, bloating, loose stools) that often diminish with time and may lessen if taken with... Read more »

Any new studies on Kaletra as single drug treatment

I'm ten years into treatment without complication. Recently, my physician modified my treatment to a single drug (Kaletra 200mg/50mg) 2 tablets twice daily. I need more information on this approach as everything I've found is out of date....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hey, great timing for this question! I have spent way too much of my spare time over the last 6 weeks reviewing the literature on Kaletra monotherapy and finalizing a journal submission for some original research that our team performed on Kaletra... Read more »
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New York draws fire over case of drug-resistantHIV

Posted by Anonymous
Nature 433, 788 (24 February 2005)

New York draws fire over case of drug-resistant HIV

ERIKA CHECK

Rare, aggressive form of AIDS used to publicize dangers of unprotected
sex.

[WASHINGTON] A decision by New York health officials to announce the
detection... Read more »

New treatment approach to HIV: trial announcement

Posted by Anonymous
We've applied for patent protection on a novel treatment approach to HIV using existing medications already FDA-approved for other disease indications. We hope our approach will decrease infectivity by HIV virus, as well as delay progression to... Read more »

NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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