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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Generic HIV/AIDS Drug in Capsule Form for United States Market

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today issued the first generic approval for the capsule dosage form of zidovudine (zye-DOE-vue-deen) to treat HIV/AIDS to be marketed in the United... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cipla Receives Tentative FDA Approval to Produce Oral Form of Generic Antiretroviral Lamivudine for PEPFAR

Indian drugmaker Cipla has received tentative FDA approval to produce an oral version of the antiretroviral drug lamivudine, a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline 's Epivir, under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , India's Hindu ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Generic Atripla?

I am currently taking Atripla, at close to $1,500 a month. I found online a Generic Form of Atripla called Viraday, it says it has the same combination of drugs, however the cost is around $1,400 for 6 months supply. Is this the god send I have...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Viraday is a drug made by the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla. It is a generic version of Atripla. However, I am unaware of any way that people living in the US or Europe can access this medication. In addition, I do not know of any studies... Read more »

generic drugs

I read, today, that several major drugs are about to be available in generic form and it noted that some HIV drugs will be among them. Can you elaborate about which drugs they're referring to?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Generic medications have been in use in the developing world for several years (Brazil and India). Many of the pharmaceutical companies have negatiated deals to deliver the brand drugs to people in need in these areas at reduced cost to try to... Read more »

Generic Atripla

I recently ordered the generic form of Atripla from Canada. I checked the ingredients and it is the same as the name brand. Are there additional side effects in taking the generic over the name brand...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There shouldn't be any difference, but I have no experience with generics.... Read more »

is generic Altripla safe?

An online Candian Pharmacy offers a generic version of Altripla at about ten dollars per pill. Is generic Altripla safe?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generic Atripla is being made by at least one Indian manufacturer (Cipla product called Viraday). I haven't seen any specific information about it but I would generally assume that it would be roughly equivalent to brand name Atripla. If any... Read more »
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tastes really bad. Furthermore, after taking it, he becomes very
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is this a form of transmission??

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dating & forming a family in Dallas, TX...havent met a poz women?

Posted by jtgymguy, 2 Replies
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Inability to form antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Would it be safe to say that if a person did not produce antibodies by 3 years after exposure, they would not be able to fight off common infections. Isn't the antibodies what makes the symptoms of ARS resolve?
I have some non-specific symptoms that... Read more »