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new hiv meds 4 drugs in one pill taken once a day..

Hi Dr Ben,could you please tell me about this new 4 drugs in one pill, once a day... it sounds great.. when will it be out for general use ???thank you so much for your time..tim Gilead aims to start trials in 2009 of a new four-drugs-in-one-pill...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...hi Tim and thanks for your post.The so-called quad pill is indeed in development by Gilead-- it is a combination of the potential new boosting drug (ie, the long awaited replacement Read more »

New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital,... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union to Approve One-Pill-a-Day Treatment for HIV Patients

...once-daily combination treatment for sale in the 27 EU member nations. Atripla is the first one-pill, once-a-day treatment for HIV/AIDS. It combines the active ingredients of three antiretrovirals: Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread. The US Food and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead, Bristol-Myers Squibb Develop Once-a-Day Pill for Treating HIV; Study Shows Pill More Effective Than Standard Regimen

... Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb say they jointly have developed a once-a-day pill for treating HIV that is effective in suppressing HIV viral loads and has few side effects, according to a study published on Thursday in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clinton Foundation Deal to Lower Cost of AIDS Drugs, Offer Pill for Less Than $1 a Day

...Clinton Foundation announced today it has negotiated agreements with two generic drug makers to lower the price of second-line AIDS treatments and make a once-daily triple-combination drug available for under $1 a day. Former President Bill... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS, Neuropathy, Painkillers (My Personal Hell)

... Well, where do I start!? I guess pain ... physical and mental. One of the situations that we face with HIV/AIDS is pain ... from neuropathy, aging, etc., etc. I myself was on pain medication -- exactly, Oxycodone. Well, 8 years ago Read more »
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HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been sexually active for no more than 2 years. What should I do? Can my count increase?... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »

Need your Help!!... Continued

Posted by Amanda, 2 Replies
...Ok, here are the questions, you can also include anything else that you think may be helpful. Thanks!! 1. How has HIV/AIDS physically affected your daily routine and life in general ? (you may include experiences) 2. How has HIV/AIDS socially... Read more »

AIDS project--anyone willing to help?!

Posted by grapefruit, 4 Replies
...Hello everyone, I'm a university student and taking a course in understanding HIV, and my final project is to interview someone with AIDS. I did happen to find 2 people in my area, but an interview with them Read more »