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Fuzeon Intravenously

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Fuzeon

... Common Name: enfuvirtide or T-20 Brand Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) twice daily (every 12 hours) into the upper arm, thigh or abdomen. Can be taken with
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Stopping Fuzeon to Save Fuzeon

Dr Sherer,Having taken 5 yrs and 7 cocktails to find one that helped me achieve an undetecable, sometimes 400, VL thanks to Fuzeon, my ID Dr wants to stop Fuzeon - due to numerous Inj Site Reactions and loss of fat - for Raltegravir. Also, he wants...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
There is too little experience with these drugs to be confidant in any answer to the questions you are asking, but one recent report does suggest that the switch that your doctor is proposing is safe in the short term. At the recent CROI meeting,... Read more »

FUZEON _Con fuzeon!

Hi and Thank you for being there for all of us! Thank you for accepting a bit of colorful expression enclosed.I'm HIV+ for 161/2 years and I have CD4 of 397 and vl of 14,000 to 44,000 and I've had to change doctors lately (long history - but my Docs...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and comments. It's always good to hear that our forums are informative and worth recommendation to others. Confusion (or confuzeon) is not unusual for people in your situation. I like the pun (though I'm sure that the folks at Roche might... Read more »

Fuzeon and transfusion

Would it be possable to mix fuzeon with healthy blood ( not containing any HIV, say from a relative )and then maybe inject it into say my brother ( whom I'm not ready to lose yet) Would this give his immune system the needed boost? Or am I just...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
...Deb,While your desire to make your brother healthier is very noble, this is not the way to go about it. Fuzeon, as well as any antiretroviral medication, must be used in combination with other active agents (that is, never using just one Read more »

fuzeon injection questions

Hello Dr.Cohen, I am directing this question to you because I know you have been very involved with fuzeon. I have two questions-One: Sometimes when I inject the medicine - some blood will come from the injection site. If by accident I hit a vein...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...and see some bleeding - it is reasonable to expect that you are still getting the benefit of this drug. The first studies of Fuzeon were actually done with intravenous (IV - or into the vein) infusions. And with that approach the drug performed... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fuzeon (T-20, Enfuvirtide)

... Following is the full transcript of The Body's live chat on Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide), which took place on Oct. 25, 2004, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Roche and Read more »
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Learn More About Fuzeon

...This material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. To find out more about Fuzeon, including details on how to prepare and inject it, there are many support tools available from both the... Read more »
The Body

Fuzeon: A Review of the First Entry Inhibitor

... This material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide) is the first in a new class of anti-HIV meds called fusion inhibitors (also known as entry inhibitors).... Read more »
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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

... en-FYOO-vir-tide --> Brand Name: Fuzeon Other Name(s): DP 178, DP178, Enfuvirtida, Pentafuside, T 20, T-20, T20 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Enfuvirtide, Read more »
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Question about flying with Fuzeon and needles

Posted by rickincattco, 2 Replies
...I would like to hear about peoples experiences with flying with Fuzeon viles and needles. With the events of last week I am wondering if any of those experiences will get worse. I am planning a trip Read more »

ISR's w/T-20 Fuzeon suck

Posted by Scoot2Bfree, 3 Replies
It's a total pisser when you run out of spaces for injections. Have lipoatropahy, no body fat, ISR's are horrible but Dr's say last option as it's salvage therapy. Doing the Tibotec Duet TMC 125 NNRTI with/possible TMC 114 NRTI (placebo trial) thing... Read more »

FUZEON

Posted by Monchhichi, 2 Replies
...Just a question I want to get feedback on...To anyone on Fuzeon...What type of side effects are you getting and injection site reactions? Does anyone have any tips they can give on ISR's? 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 Read more »