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PIs And Hiv

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Infection with resistant HIV

Hello, I have a question regarding how resistant strain can answer a question who is the source of the infection. My boyfriend and I are both infected, we are sure that one of use infected the other. Now I also know that I have been infected with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...determining how long someone has been infected or who may have infected whom in your relationship. Drug-resistant strains of HIV can be transmitted directly from one person to another. Also, HIV can evolve differently in different individuals. I... Read more »

Logical order in PI's?

In absence of previous treatments on PI's and based on the usual mutations that appear is there a... Read more »

PI & Zocor

Because of the antivirals my LDL is too high. My doc is putting me on Zocor but the precribing... Read more »
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Women and HIV in the U.S.: A Focus on A&PI Women

...coming decade. Within three to four years, the incidence rate jumped 10-16 percent. It is estimated that two-thirds of A&PIs have never been tested -- for A&PI women, I have a strong feeling that this rate is higher. The power dynamics of... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV 101: Antiretroviral Agents Dosing and Administration Recommendations: PIs

...www.hivcorrections.org/archives/nov01/nov2001.pdf (pages 7-8) or by emailing a request to heppnews@brown.edu . Protease Inhibitors (PIs)   Recommended Dose Food Effect Side Effects * Indinavir (Crixivan) 800 mg q 8h... Read more »
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Session 389/32406: Protease Inhibitors (PI) in the HIV+ Homeless and Marginally Housed (H/M): Good Adherence but Rarely Prescribed

...Combination therapy with PIs is often withheld from poor or marginalized populations because of a biased assumption that adherence to therapy in this group Read more »
The Body

May 19: National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...communities across the U.S. and Pacific Island Jurisdictions will gather at over 25 events to acknowledge the impact of HIV on A&PIs, an often overlooked population at increasing risk for HIV. May 19, 2010, marks the 6 th annual observance of... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
...requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed experiences that we can compile to help all docs understand that PIs can be as dangerous to a person with Hemophilia as the virus we're all trying to control is. He has been... Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...age related cancers, Alzheimer's, kidney disease, liver disease, and heart disease. The mechanisms are complex, but HIV and PIs disrupt, each in their individual ways, the chemical functioning of the body. In the brain, HIV continues, even in... Read more »

Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...have tried a slew of pain meds and I am currently test driving imitrapine (spelling?). Unfortunately, this drug interacts with PIs, so I have to watch that I don't develop side effects (tremors, confusion, etc.) Tremors I could learn to live... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law Read more »