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Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development

Integrase Inhibitors Maturation Inhibitors Zinc Finger Inhibitors Viral Decay Accelerator Drugs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs or non-nukes) Fact Sheet 440 : protease inhibitors Fact Sheet 460 :...
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How good is this new hiv drug ???

Hi Dr Keith, how good is this new hiv drug ????thank you for your timeRossPanacos Pharmaceuticals announced yesterday that it has sold its first-in-class HIV maturation inhibitor bevirimat to Myriad Genetics, a biotechnology company that is also...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Bevirimat has shown moderate activity for the treatment of HIV infection including for virus which is resistant to the current HIV meds. Development is still early. For most HIV practices in US the currently HIV medications are usually working... Read more »

Few Questions about Meds

Hello doctor !I have a few questions about HIV HIV-Meds and experimental therapies.1. If a Person was in high risk, would ,lets say 10 days after exposition a PCR deetct HIV compounds in blood? How accurate is PCR (also in percent)?2. What is the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Mario,Great qusetions:1) HIV PCR is usually positive in 2-3 weeks, so 10 days is a reasonable time. PCR is very sensitive, but may show a "false positive" redaing if the level is low. This is why we generally do not use the PCR for making a... Read more »

Double dose of truvada

What should one do if they can't remember if they have taken their dose 4 the day, is there any harm in taking another dose or should they leave it for the next day?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally occasionally taking a 2nd dose of Truvada by accident would be well tolerated without any safety concerns. KH Read more »

Missed 2 doses

Don: What are the chances that Fuzeon will develop resistance if missed 2 doses. I know the importance of compliance. Will work on making sure this doesn't happen again. Thanks.
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
You should be fine with two missed doses. The most important point is that you recognize the importance of taking all doses of your medication and you want to make sure that it doesn't happen again!--dk Read more »
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An Overview of PA-457

Brand Name: Copegus, Rebetol, Virazole --> be-VEER-ih-mat Other Name(s): BVM, PA 457, PA-457, PA457 cpd Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Bevirimat is a type of medicine called a maturation inhibitor. It is the first... Read more »
The Well Project

Pharmacokinetics

Table of Contents What Is PK? How Is PK Studied? Drug Interactions and Drug Boosting Do Men and Women Process Drugs Differently? Pharmacokinetic Testing How to Make PK Work for You References What Is PK? ... Read more »
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Atripla

Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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An Overview of Tesamorelin

Brand Name: Egrifta Other Name(s): TH9507 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Tesamorelin, also known as TH9507, is a type of medicine called a growth hormone-releasing factor (GHRF). GHRF causes growth hormone to be... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Skipping Doses

Posted by chrisnxs, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, can someone please elaborate on the severity of skipping meds? My bf is positive and has been on meds for about a year. He's on my insurance and it kills the price down to a point where he can get his meds pretty easily. I discovered... Read more »