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Panretin gel

Is Panretin gel enough on its own to treat KS? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Panretin gel is currently the only patient-administered therapy approved for KS. It has been shown to shrink the KS tumors. Typically... it takes 4 to 8 weeks to work. Panretin works in patients no matter what their CD4 counts are. Depending upon... Read more »

When does Panretin gel take effect?

work on this website. I have recently begun using panretin for my KS lesions. In your experience,... Read more »

KS treatment: Panretin gel-- Does it work?

My doctor has prescribed Panretin gel to help me with my KS. Can't he just change... Read more »

The 4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference

The Body Covers: The 4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference, National Institutes of Health Campus, Bethesda, Maryland May 16-18, 2000 Conference Summaries M. Wayne Saville, M.D. HIV infection carries with it a high susceptibility... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 1999

January: amfAR's Paul Corser dies after a nine-year struggle with AIDS. FDA approves Glaxo's atovaquone (Mepron) for the prevention of PCP pneumonia. ACT UP/Needle Exchange activist Rod Sorge dies. Retrovirus conference, Chicago. Beatrice Hahn... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

Brand Name Generic Name Use Manufacturer Name Approval Date Abelcet, Ambisome Amphotericin B, ABLC antifungal for aspergillosis various 20-Nov-95 Bactrim, Septra sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim antiprotozoal antibiotic for ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

What Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern... Read more »
Connect With Others

Pen Pals, anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello! My name is Roscoe, and I have been HIV+ since 1982. I have done very well with the disease up until 2002, when I developed Kaposi's Sarcoma, and it has really affected my body in unexpected ways. I am currently on DOXIL and taxol... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies

I have just been diagnosed in the last week.

I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life.

When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns... Read more »