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Azt Drug For Hiv

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hiv+/- relationship, early meds, platelets and AZT

Just started dating a great guy who unfortunately is HIV+ and I'm trying to get some information. He has known for a year and a half and he's not on medication. He's 23, has a cd4 count>600 and low viral load but his doctor just told him his...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.Do you live in the US or Europe? Just about anywhere in the world, monotherapy with any HIV medication is not recommended. AZT monotherapy is restricted to pregnant women and their babies (and even then, it's a... Read more »

Olive Leaf Extract kills HIV and is MORE powerful than AZT

You need more proof? Here's a start:http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/ma?f=102246549.html Read more »

AZT for HIV...toxic to the liver in HCV

Hi Dr. MCGovern,I was just diagnosed with HIV and HCV. My Hiv Dr. has put me on Combivir and... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco General Hospital

From AZT to ZDV, a Glossary for People With HIV

...decisions about the care you are receiving. And you should be. In our very first issue, Dr. Paul Volberding, the Editor-in Chief of AIDS Care, observed that "successful long-term care of people with HIV infection requires full cooperation and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court in California Orders GSK CEO to Answer Questions in AIDS Healthcare Foundation Lawsuit on AZT Patent

...zidovudine, AFX News reports (AFX News, 4/4). AHF, the largest nongovernmental provider of health care services for people with HIV/AIDS in the United States, in April 2003 filed an amended lawsuit in federal court against GSK, challenging the... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-84: Adefovir Dipivoxil Therapy Significantly Decreases HIV RNA in Patients With High Level AZT-3TC Resistant HIV

...what happened when adefovir (120 mg/day) was added to prior antiretroviral therapy in patients who still had detectable plasma HIV RNA. In this virologic substudy, plasma HIV RNA specimens from 142 patients were fully evaluated for viral load and... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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BOYCOTT Project (RED) Auction Sothebys

Posted by Alex1, 2 Replies
...Hirst, Gagosian Gallery, Sotheybys and participating artists donating work for the United Nations Foundation to Support HIV/AIDS Relief Programs in Africa to postpone The (RED) Auction in light of the lethal dangers of ART (anti-retroviral... Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...within an identifying number. In confidential testing, the results are kept in a medical file. TREATMENT: There is no cure for HIV/AIDS. However several drugs such as AZT work to slow the progression of HIV infection. People who are HIV... Read more »

Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the life Expectancy for H.I.V. Read more »

pregnancy and HIV

Posted by footeard, 1 Reply
...them, how was her adherance, how did her pregnancy go and how was the baby? I have already consulted many doctors and women's AIDS organizaions in the U.S. for their opinion but really want to hear from positive women themselves. I am also... Read more »