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Alfa-interferon Treatment For Hiv

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HIV and Hepatitis B co-infection

Hello Doctor: Im an HIV+ male (41yrs) with consistent 500+ CD4 counts and viral load consistently around 20,000. About a year ago however, in between vaccinations for hepatitis, I contracted hepatitiss B as this shoed up in my blood analysis. ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...treatment with the drugs your doctor suggested. Already the treatment guidelines for HIV suggest that earlier initiation of treatment for HIV can be considered if a person has other comorbidities, like HBV and HCV. I think HBV is an excellent... Read more »

interferon & hiv

ater 6 monthes for starting big interferon 100 mg for virus c & b . my p.c.r now zero (negative )... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis C

My cousin was diagonosed HIV & Hepatitis C. His age is 40 years. What medicine should he take. In... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Interferon Alfa-2 (Roferon-A, Intron A)

... in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: Roferon-A (2a), Intron A (2b) Other Name(s): IFN, Interferón a-2, Recombinant interferon alfa-2a, Recombinant interferon alfa-2b, Recombinant interferon alpha-2a, Recombinant interferon alpha-2b Drug Class: ... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Can Science Meet the Challenges of the HCV Pandemic?

...it reflects the level of virus production by infected cells. Ho went on to point out the kinetics of viral clearance during HIV treatment reveal secondary compartments of infection. These secondary compartments remain reservoirs of infection... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

...yogurt (This is a dairy product, but it's partially "digested" by the bacteria used to make it.) 2. Drug Treatments : A new treatment for HIV-associated diarrhea is crofelemer. It is in a Phase III trial (see Fact Sheet 105 .) Different... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...gel) if there are only a few isolated lesions Radiation therapy, especially if tumor is bulky and ulcerated Recombinant interferon-alpha Chemotherapy -- used for more extensive and/or internal KS: Doxil (Liposomal doxorubicin) or... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...conducting an abundance of research on all areas of HIV infection, including developing and testing preventive HIV vaccines and new treatments for HIV infection and AIDS-associated opportunistic infections. Researchers also are investigating... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »