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Alpha Interferon And Hiv

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what is interferon alfa-n3

Dr. Pierone,What exactly is interferon alfa-n3? I heard that it is in phase 3 clinical trials? When will this be approved and what will it do?Greg...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Alfa-N3 is Alferon N, a purified mixture of natural human alpha interferon subtypes. It is a different type of interferon and is currently approved for intralesional injection for genital warts. It may be phase 3 trials for other indications but I... Read more »

info about interferons please

I have a friend who was infected with HIV 2 years ago, and is in fact co infected with Hep. C. I... Read more »

Interferon B

I am writing in concerning the increase in incidence of anal cancer in gay men with HIV. Although... Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Interferon and Ribavirin

A Standard Treatment for Hepatitis C Interferon (IFN) What Is Interferon (IFN)? How Is Interferon Used? What Are the Side Effects? Ribavirin (RBV) What Is Ribavirin (RBV)? How Is Ribavirin Used? What Are the Side Effects? ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Awards $16.8 Million Grant to AlphaVax for HIV Vaccine Development

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based biotechnology company AlphaVax on Monday announced that it will receive an additional $16.8 million in National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant funds to advance the development of the firm's... Read more »
HIV i-Base

HIV/HCV Coinfection: Early Glimpses of an Interferon-Free Future and EuroSIDA Incidence Data

Amongst the most exciting advances in Glasgow related to preliminary results from early studies of interferon (IFN)-free studies that had just been presented at the 63rd AASLD liver disease conference in the U.S. For more details, see the detailed... 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 »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HI, my son's father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300..... Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO ! MY LIVER DOCTOR WANTS ME TO USED INTEFERON FOR THE HEPATITIS C, BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS THAT MY T-CELLS GO UP AND DOWN. MY T-CELLS ARE 325 NOW BUT THE LAST MONTH WERE 221 AND THE MONTH BEFORE WERE 175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY... Read more »

Alpha-Liponic Acid

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
My partner is interested in trying this for neuropathy. Does anyone know of or has anyone taken Alpha- Liponic Acid. Seems to be precscribed in Europe but not here ( mostly for neuropathy asscoiated with diabetes). Recommended dose: 1800... Read more »