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Fusion Or Entry Inhibitors

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Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

... Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors in Development Drugs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase
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Fusion and entry inhibitors

Dr. Young: Hi. When several of the fusion and entry inhibitors become a reality for HIV treatment will these agents be taken combination as HAART is today? And will these treatments have a lower toxcidy and resistant profiles than HAART or is it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your question.Fusion (or entry) inhibitors should make their debut in the near future with the release of enfuvitide (nice name, huh--otherwise known Read more »

cervical spine fusion surgery healing with hiv

I am going to have surgercal spine fusion surgery and would like to know if there is any problem with bone grafting or fusion in the neck. My cd4 is 108 and viral load is 170. My labs are continuing to get better monthly.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infected patients generally do well with surgery particularly if nutrition/hygiene status is good and their HIV infection is well controlled with medication. KH Read more »

oral ccr5 fusion inhibitors

Hi Don,This isn't a question, just FYI... Just wanted to let you know that there are trials currently under way for oral solutions for CCR5 antagonists. Here is the best link I have found for current research:...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
Tracey,Thanks for your message. I agree with you totally! There are a number of other entry inhibitors in various stages of clinical research. Many of them permit previous and/or current use of Fuzeon as part of the protocols.--dk Read more »

fusion inhibitors

Is there a pill form of any fusion inhibitors coming soon?
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
...Fuzeon is the only fusion inhibitor currently approved by the FDA. Fusion inhibitors are part of a bigger classification of drugs called entry inhibitors Read more »
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Steaming Hot Monkey Fusion Sex!

...with the three types of hot monkey sex described above; consequently, I wanted to discuss yet another variation: hot monkey FUSION sex. It's central to understanding my response to a persistent "QTND" (question that never dies). That eternal... Read more »
Women Alive

Fusion and Fusion Inhibitors -- Understanding the News

...Pharmaceuticals, a New Yorkbased company researcher of HIV co-receptors, haveannounced a collaboration to find a drug that willinhibit fusion. It may be time for a little update onthe subject. Replication Reverse-TranscriptaseInhibitors ( such... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

A New Type of Anti-HIV Drugs: Fusion Inhibitors

... The fusion inhibitor that is the furthest along in development is called T-20. It interferes with HIV entering a cell by binding to part Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche, Trimeris Halt Clinical Trials of New Fusion Inhibitor T-1249

...which received FDA approval in March 2003 (Pierson/Berkrot, Reuters , 1/6). Fuzeon, which is in a new class of drugs called fusion inhibitors, has encountered resistance from doctors and patients because of its high cost and injection... Read more »
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Fusion Inhibitor News?

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anyone know if the fusion inhibitor trials (phase III) are going OK, or where to go for an update? Last I heard 700 patients in 100 countries were in the Read more »

can anyone tell me

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
why does carolyn salisbury say you need to test up until 12 months and you guys say 3 months? She is on ask the expert board. please I need details to why Read more »

New Drug Fuzeon

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There's a lot of talk about "Fuzeon", a breakthrough fusion inhibitor. It has passed the clinical trial stage and is now in commercial production stage. Lately there has been talk about Read more »

New meds in development

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...working on even more effective ways to stop the virus. One medicine in development is the first in a new class of drugs known as fusion inhibitors. By binding to a part of a specific HIV protein, the medicine blocks the morphing process the virus... Read more »