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Experimental Hiv Drugs

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Q3 Product Sales Up 60% Due to HIV Drugs; Company Stops Development of Two Experimental HIV Drugs

The Foster City, Calif.-based drug maker Gilead Sciences on Thursday said its product sales increased 60% to $310.7 million in the third quarter of 2004, primarily because of higher prescription sales of its antiretroviral drugs Viread, Emtriva and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Experimental Drugs Aimed at Controlling Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People Who Have Developed Drug Resistance Show Promise, Researchers Say

Two experimental antiretroviral drugs, called TMC278 and elvitegravir, show promise in controlling the viral loads of HIV-positive people who have developed resistance to available drugs, researchers said Wednesday at the 14th Annual Conference on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Drug Blocks HIV/SIV Transmission in Monkeys, Study Says; Could Lead to HIV-Blocking Microbicide for Humans

An experimental drug has blocked the transmission of an HIV/SIV hybrid in monkeys and may be used in the development of an HIV-blocking microbicide in humans, according to a study published in the Oct. 15 issue of the journal Science , Reuters ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is HIV Genotyping and Phenotyping for Drug Resistance experimental Procedure?

I received a copy of the letter Blue Shield sent to the lab in response to the inquiry for a lab test provided:"We have reviewed the information we received and determined that these services are considered experimental/investigational...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
(1)I disagree and encourage you to appeal the denial. Genotyping and phenotyping are no longer experimental or investigational. There is ample peer reviewed literature to support this.Your doctor will be able to point to you literature and studies... Read more »

Experimental New Drug

I have been watching for new approaches to combat HIV/AIDS. I came across a drug that has been in pre-clinical development for some time now. Is it possible for the good Doctors to check out this website ( and offer an opinion on the...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
I checked out the web site, and have to say I did not learn much. I think the site is aimed at the investors, rather than scientists. Reticulose, or product R, is felt to be an immunomodulator, which can regulate the immune response. Phase 1 studies... Read more »

Experimental drug could potentially cure any viral infection (science

ScienceDaily (Aug. 26, 2011) Most bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics such as penicillin, discovered decades ago. However, such drugs are useless against viral infections, including influenza, the common cold, and deadly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Franco.Yes, I have been following this line of research. It looks promising, but is still quite a long way away from even beginning human trials. If it makes it that far, there would still be a lengthy process to prove efficacy and safety before... Read more »

Experimental Treatment

Does exist interesting experimental treatments for which people can apply?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Yes, there are plenty of interesting HIV drugs in the pipeline; clinical trials exist for eligible patients. To find out about what studies are available, talk to your doctor or local AIDS service organization. BY... Read more »
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DIY Experimental Treatment

Posted by Hopdinkmoopwop, 1 Reply
Don't be scared by the title, I'm not saying anybody should stop taking their ARV medication, and I'm not saying you should do daily blood transfusions with a goat while drunk in order to try to kill the virus- that would be stupid.

I'm here because... Read more »

Anyone else taking Drug Holidays?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, new to this Bulliten Board, but was wondering if anyone else has taken a drug holiday, I know most doctors DO NOT agree with doing this, but was just wondering.

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Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

iv drug user hiv hep c syphillis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you had sex with iv drug user would it take longer to show up hiv positive? Could you go into neurosyphillis within months
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