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Does Hiv Effect Manufacturing Businesses

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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can kill the HIV virus, but each class slows down the multiplication of the virus (replication) in a particular way. Combination medications: Some manufacturers have combined more than one drug into a single tablet or capsule. Combinations within a single class are listed below. Combinations of more than one type of drug are discussed in Fact Sheet 409 . 1....
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is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Homeopathic medicine will do nothing to affect the validity of your HIV test results. (See below.)Homeopathic medicine will also do nothing to treat your sinusitis or any other ailment. In fact, homeopathic Read more »

PEP / Combivir Side Effects

Hi Dr. Bob!This is the last you'll hear from "Such an Idiot" before I come back in three months and let you now that everything is fine!So I continued with PEP, Combivir BID. I had my blood tested for kidney and liver function, a follow-up to come...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval, on October 5, 2006, of the APTIMA(r) HIV-1 RNA Qualitative Assay, manufactured by Gen-Probe Incorporated of San Diego, California, for use in clinical laboratories and public health... Read more »

Who should pay for side effect treatment ?

Dear Dr. Henry, should the manufacturing companys who make and produce anti aids drugs pay for the treatment of the side effects ? sincerely Gerald
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Interesting concept. If the cost of side effect treatment would have to be paid for by the manufacturer we probably would see most of the companies getting out of the business. If a medicine saves a persons life and allows them Read more »

Married South African in desperate need of your EXPERT advice.

Hi Dr BobI really admire you for the work that you are doing and for being such an example to so many of us.I really hope that you can find the time to help out a happily married guy, with 3 children, whose whole life seems to be falling apart...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Sucking shaft and balls (even if "recently shaved down there") is not considered a risk for Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Lawmakers, AIDS Advocates Send Letter to FDA, Manufacturers Asking Condom Makers to Stop Using Nonoxynol-9

...California state lawmakers, HIV/AIDS advocates and women's advocacy groups on Wednesday sent an open letter to the FDA and manufacturers and retailers of condoms Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNITAID, Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative Reach Agreement With Generic HIV/AIDS Drug Manufacturers to Lower Prices

...and the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative on Friday announced a bulk purchasing agreement with a group of generic drug manufacturers that will reduce the price of some antiretroviral drugs in developing countries, Reuters reports. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Africa Should Manufacture Generic HIV/AIDS Drugs, UNAIDS Head Sidibe Says

... Africa should produce its own generic antiretroviral drugs in order to fight HIV/AIDS and ensure that the global financial crisis does not hinder treatment access, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India to Manufacture, Distribute Low-Cost Female Condoms to Help Curb Spread of HIV

... India plans to launch a program to manufacture and distribute low-cost female condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV among women, the Times of India reports. Read more »
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HIV+ Small Business Owner w/ Insurance Question

Posted by tmd6972, 2 Replies
...I'm just curious if there are any other HIV+ small business owners out there that have dealt with insurance issues. We currently have BCBS and I'm covered for medical and Read more »


Posted by Survivor
...inherent in drug development. The timing of future trials can depend on various business issues, including regulatory review and manufacturing sufficient quantities of clinical-trial material. Success in early stage clinical trials does not... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that a virus blamed for KILLING T-CELLS is an unlikely candidate for causing them to grow out of control (a cancer like KS). HIV is said to do the impossible something like a Superman virus. It makes no sense. I am sad to say that I hold little... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...CDC has this to say about it: PCR is not recommended and is not licensed for routine diagnostic purposes. The viral load test manufacturers own literature warns the test is not intended to be used as a screening test for HIV or as a diagnostic... Read more »