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Drugs Used To Treat Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Generic Drug Maker Receives FDA, PEPFAR Approval for Drug to Treat HIV-Positive Children

The generic drug maker Mylan Inc. on Thursday announced it has received final approval from the FDA under PEPFAR for a new formulation of the antiretroviral drug zidovudine that is specifically meant to treat children with HIV/AIDS, RTT News ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Introduces Rationing System for Drugs to Treat HIV

A Zambian government antiretroviral (ARV) drug rationing system has alarmed HIV-infected residents who fear treatment interruptions. Although First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba Sata acknowledged an ARV shortage in Zambia, Dr. Kamoto Mbewe, spokesperson... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China, Thailand to Distribute Herbal Drug to Treat HIV-Positive People

Thailand and China plan to distribute an herbal drug that researchers say can boost the immune systems of HIV-positive people and help manage the virus, health officials said on Wednesday in Thailand, AFX/ Forbes reports. The drug, called SH... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Using Cancer Drugs to Treat HIV

I have heard that there is a <a href="/content/news/art58192.html" target="_blank">study out of the University of Minnesota has used two Cancer Drugs</a>, decitabine and gemcitabine to effectively Force the Virus to...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for sharing this info.The study utilizes 2 drugs that are used for other conditions (one for a precancerous blood disorder and the other for lung cancer) and combines them together. They take advantage of a feature of HIV that has been... Read more »

Are 3 drugs really needed to treat HIV???

Hi Doctors and many thanxs for all your dedicated work.Now then here I am on a tropical island in asia about to start treatment for the first time , options are limited and be it a double edged sword Drs with experience are limited also . My Doc is...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. A standard cocktail for HIV infection contains 3 active agents and this is the approach that virtually all the guidelines recommend. So you are correct that this regimen is one drug short.However, it will probably work... Read more »

What is the best drug to treat trigeminal neuralgia with hiv meds?

I had bouts of trigeminal neuralgia for the last year. My MRI is normal and I am taking Videx ec, Viread, and Lexiva for hiv. I took carbamazepine for the TN but couldnt tolerate the side affects. I started taking Amitriptyline a few days ago but...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting.There are a number of different agents which are effective in controlling the pain of trigeminal neuralgia.Depakote (valproic acid) would be a reasonable choice for someone who cannot take Tegretol (carbamazepine). Other... Read more »

treating malnutrition and drug resistant virus?

I'm 30 years positive and have been very healthy but I have had diarehea for l8 months (I've become drug resistant. Now my MD says that my body is just not absorbing nuitrition properly, already causing adema. He has no advice about what...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. Depending on the cause, prolonged diarrhea may be associated with malabsorption of nutrients and subsequent nutritional deficiency. This may lead to a potentially fatal downward spiral unless it is aggressively... Read more »
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treating HIV w/collodial silver anyone else?

Posted by taian
Anyone using colloidal silver contact me Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »