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Day After Treatment For Hiv

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HIV treatment one a day with big supper and a glass of red wine

I take 400 mg of atazanavir, 1.000 mg of invirase and 1 tablet of truvada at night with a really big supper (like a dinner). But with supper I take a glass of red wine (it is the only wine or alcohol I drink, dont drink absolutely anything else). ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...all, you are on an unusual dose of medications. The usual dose of invirase is 1,000 mg given with 100 mg of ritonavir twice daily. While atazanavir can "boost" up saquinavir levels, it is not as potent as ritonavir. Also, BMS 045 was a trial... Read more »

revolutionizing hiv treatment and care- lost in Mid-michgian

Dr. Bob, Best of health to you sir! Being part of the poz community i keep looking each day doing... Read more »

Gene Therapy treatment for HIV !!!!!!!!!!!!

Dr Keith my idol, the man that makes sense to me all the time,l have been hiv positive for 25 years... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...clearing the 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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Once-a-Day HIV Treatment: Ready for Prime Time?

...Services (HHS) guidelines strongly recommend a combination of antiviral medications from two drug classes as the standard for HIV treatment. This may involve taking a combination of several drugs, two or three times a day. HIV treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Respond to World AIDS Day; South Africa to Expand HIV Treatment Program

...countries to increase their efforts to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, Xinhua reports (12/2). Zuma Announces Expansion of HIV Treatment for Pregnant Women, Infants; U.S. to Give $120 Million to South Africa for ARVs During a national... Read more »
The Body PRO

Five Days On, 2 Days Off: A Pilot Study on Innovative Treatment of HIV Infection

...involves patient preference and quality-of-life considerations. Patient surveys have indicated a strong preference for once-daily, simplified therapy. 5 It would not be much of a stretch to envision that many patients on long-term therapy... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...was in the toilet. The regimen, honestly, is a constant reminder of my status as a 25 year-old HIV positive male. For me its a daily reminder of this invader in my body; a burden that will never ever go away. Twenty-five years old and I am on... Read more »

HIV and Treatment Denial

Posted by Deny, 3 Replies
...will be okay. My doctor tells me that I am in denial about my HIV status. Although I've been tested twice I feel that one day I will get tested and my result will be negative. I refuse to believe that my body cannot fight off any sickness. I... Read more »

Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...it becomes difficult to treat, but because MDR HIV can be transmitted to other people. What I didn't realize when I began HIV treatment was that I was creating a recipe for disaster. The correct use of anti-HIV drugs had to be learned over... Read more »