Do I Need To Take Protease Inhibitors
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University of British ColumbiaYou are on a triple class combination regimen, which suggests to me that this is not your first HAART combination. It may be that, in your setting, you need the protease inhibitor to produce maximal virologic suppression. The best way to determine... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolProtease is an enzyme that cleaves precursor proteins into their final products during or shortly after the budding of the newly formed virus particle from an infected cell. If the proteins necessary for making new virus particles cannot be... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolSince your CD4 count is 86, a combination regimen that includes a protease inhibitor seems quite reasonable, regardless of what your viral load is. If your viral load is high, that would be further evidence for the need for a protease inhibitor.... Read more »
Duke University Medical CenterThe issue with Xanax and protease inhibitors is the prolongation of the Xanax drug levels (and effects). Both drugs are metabolized by the same pathway in the liver, so that your Xanax will stay with you longer when you are taking a PI. The same... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCurious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials currently under way looking into this... Read more »
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Posted by akcolHi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.
This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »
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