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Combination Therapy For Hiv

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HIV PEP combination therapy less than 4 weeks

Hi,I read that theretically the combination therapy (combovir plus kaletra) should have succeeded by now after two weeks. Is that correct? I know the WHO guidelines say 4 weeks.Regards,Alex
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Alex,I certainly would not trust "theoretically" in this case! PEP should be taken for a full 28-day course. Dr. Bob Read more »

Diet Pills (Phentermine) & HIV combination therapy

Hello,I am a 25 year old male who is 40 pounds overweight. I am currently on combination of... Read more »

hiv pregnant on combination therapy

I discovered i was pregnant on my 5th week of pregnancy and i was on combination therapy i.e.... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Combination Therapy for HIV Infection:

...combination of drugs directed against the virus is better than taking only one. This booklet answers some of the basic questions about combination therapy for HIV infection: Why does combination therapy work better than one-drug therapy? What... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Grants Approval of BMS' Reyataz for Combination Therapy in HIV Treatment

...with sustained virologic suppression, the drug did not significantly increase cholesterol and triglyceride levels when used in combination therapy. According to BMS, the recommended dose of Reyataz is 400 mg taken once daily with food in... Read more »
The Body PRO

Abstract No. 636: The Long Term Response to Combination Therapy Commenced Early in HIV Infection: 3 Year Follow-Up: What's Happened Since Vancouver?

...mind that what is now available is monumentally more successful than what was available before protease inhibitors continuing combination therapy. There was clearly an overreaction at the time to suggest that triple combination drugs including... Read more »
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Ritonavir-Saquinavir Combination Therapy in Patients with Advanced HIV Infection

...and OpportunisticInfections in Washington,D.C. examined the effect of the combination ofritonavirand saquinavir in advanced HIV positive patients. Prior to these studies,the combination of ritonavir and saquinavir had been reported to exert avery... Read more »
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HIV Antibodies

Posted by Anonymous
...I read in a gay & Lesbian Newspaper yesterday about the possobility that combination therapy is making people contract HIV & AiDS and that not all HIV tests that say you are positive are correct. If anyone has any information Read more »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...250,000 people with HIV in the United States -- a quarter of the total with the disease -- do not know they are infected. Since combination therapy became available to U.S. HIV patients in 1996, life expectancies have risen, but so have medical... Read more »

AIDS Treatment News on Denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...treatment, investigators classified patients by type of therapy: no antiretrovirals, nucleoside analogue monotherapy, nucleoside combination therapy, and combination therapy including a protease inhibitor. Patients on no anti-HIV treatment were... Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...that they would be much improved from the drugs used in earlier years. It worked out for me in the long run. Without the drug combination therapy, I would not have survived. They saved my life! Without the availability of these drugs, there... Read more »