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Antiviral Drugs To Treat Hiv

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Raltegravir (Isentress)

What Is Raltegravir? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Raltegravir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does it React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line What Is Raltegravir? Raltegravir (Isentress) is a drug used for antiviral therapy against HIV. It was formerly known as MK-0518. It is manufactured by Merck. Raltegravir is the first "integrase inhibitor" drug. When HIV infects a cell, it combines its...
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HCV / HIV antivirals' treating 1 desease affecting the other?

Does Atripla and Ziagen have any antiviral effects on HCV .... and does PegInterferon and/or ribavirin have any intiviral effects on HIV ..... just curious because I'm taking all four drugs. Do these drugs cause any cross resistence {like...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
These are all excellent questions.First of all, you may want to ask you doctor as to why you are on Atripla and Ziagen - that would be four HIV medications at once which would be highly unusual. However, there may be a very good reason why so... Read more »

antiviral drugs

Hi,It is possible for an individual to contract hiv by mistakenly taking hiv antiviral drugs.I look forward to your reply.Thank you....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
No, silly rabbit. You cannot get HIV by taking the medications that are used to treat HIV. HIV is a virus, antiviral drugs are medications. BY... Read more »

Broad-Spectrum Antivirals: The Future of HIV Treatment?

Broad-spectrum drugs already exist in other areas of medicine. For instance, we have antibiotics to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. Unfortunately, while antibiotics work great at thwarting bacteria, they are largely ineffective against...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Neither true or false. The answer is that the article describes early research strategies. There are many differences between bacteria (which use their own unique machinery to replicate) and viruses (which use the human... Read more »

side effects of HIV antiviral medications

Is it common for someone on HIV antiviral medications to experience very bad breath? IF so how is it treated or can it be . My coworker's breath is so bad it is very hard to stand 4 feet away from them without smelling their breath. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Antiretroviral drugs can have many annoying side effects and toxicities; however, bad breath isn't one of them! The usual causes include poor oral hygiene; an infection in the sinuses, mouth or throat; and eating garlic to ward off vampires.... Read more »
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treating HIV w/collodial silver anyone else?

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treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

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