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Antiviral Therapy For Hiv

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Adherance to HBV anti-viral therapy

Dear Dr McGovern,I have a question regarding the anti-viral drug telbivudine. I am taking Tyzeka to suppress HBV replication (without coinfection from HIV or HCV ), but I do not have liver cirrhosis. What is the consequence of a few missed doses?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Thank you for your excellent question. Any time we have to take a chronic medication, sometimes pills are missed. In patients with diabetes or high blood pressure, this can result in a bad outcome, like a hyperglycemic coma or a stroke. However,... Read more »

Trade off for HBV anti-viral therapy

Dr McGovern,Thanks you very much for giving me medical advices. I would like to ask a question just... Read more »

Anti-HIV Therapy

What is the recommended HIV therapy for people with viral load of 100,000 but with a CD4+ of nomal... Read more »
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University of California-San Francisco AIDS Health Project

An Excerpt From HIV Treatment: Mental Health Aspects of Antiviral Therapy

... "Making Decisions About Antiviral Treatment" (This excerpt is from HIV Treatment: Mental Health Aspects of Antiviral Therapy , pagesĀ 33-44. This book is geared for social workers and psychologists but can be helpful for anyone making... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Antiviral Therapy: How Simple Can You Get?

...From Three Times a Day to Two The advent of twice-a-day AZT and Combivir triggered a trend toward eliminating tid dosing from antiviral therapy. In developing amprenavir, Glaxo decided upon a thrice- daily schedule although it means that... Read more »
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Antiviral Therapy 2002

... Antiviral Therapy 2002 Authored by Bernard Hirschel (Geneva, Switzerland) Keynote Lecture (KL3) Introduction The use of highly active antiviral Read more »
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New Anti-HIV Therapies

...tipranavir together with 200mg ritonavir taken twice daily. This was only a 14-day study and none of the 31 volunteers had taken anti-HIV therapy before. At study end, there was an average viral load reduction of about 1.5 log (32-fold) among the... Read more »
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Starting Medication

Posted by flekkzz, 1 Reply
Hello everyone I am HIV positive for over two years now but still not taking any meds when I was first tested my CD4 is 878 VL of 140,000 my doctor waited for a little bit after three months my CD4 is around 750 and VL 54,000 without taking any... Read more »

hiv+ Moms w/child

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby? I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!! Read more »

More on the Controversy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Mr. Anonymous claims there is not one single scientific paper proving that HIV causes AIDS. Some here on The Body have responded saying that common sense and 10th grade biology proves the connection. Mr. (or Ms.) Anonymous, you claim conspiriacy,... Read more »

The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If you have been reading this guy who has been posting here recently and you are wondering what's the story with him and those who profess similar theories take a look at this article from POZ which gives the whole story. An eyeopening story! Or... Read more »