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Generic Hiv Drugs

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Generic HIV drugs?

My best friend's HMO is going belly up, and he's having to switch to a crummier group health-insurance plan that has a 2,000/annual max on "brand-name" prescriptions. Do you have any idea when drugs such as AZT, 3TC (he takes combivir) will be...
Anne Donnelly

Response from Anne Donnelly

Public Policy Director, Project Inform
...one of the potential problems that face HIV positive people with insurance. The patent protection on some of the earliest anti-HIV drugs, such as AZT, are up about mid-year 2006. 3TC and Combivir would probably have a later patent expiration... Read more »

when will more hiv drugs become generic

Now that AZT and ddl are available in generics approx. when will the other drugs become available... Read more »

generic drugs

I have been HIV infected for 20 years I have been on atripla for and or sustiva now it is becoming... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization: African Countries Negotiate with Thailand to Produce Generic HIV Drugs Locally

...Two African countries are negotiating with Thailand's government to learn how to produce cheap, generic HIV drugs on the continent hardest-hit by AIDS, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Zimbabwe and Ghana are finalizing deals under Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: Gilead Grants Generic HIV Drug Licenses

On Friday, California-based Gilead Sciences announced it has signed eight non-exclusive licensing agreements to allow Indian generic drug companies to manufacture versions of its HIV drug Viread. Under the licenses, the companies -- Alkem... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Drugmaker Seeks to Make, Sell Generic Version of Pfizer's HIV Drug

The Indian drugmaker Natco Pharma "said Wednesday it has informed Pfizer Inc. that it wants to make and sell a low-cost generic version of the U.S. company's [drug] maraviroc for treating the HIV infection under a so-called 'compulsory license'... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rwanda to Offer Free Generic Drugs to HIV and AIDS Patients

In what will be one of Africa's most ambitious AIDS drug distribution programs, the government of Rwanda plans to offer free drugs to 90,000 HIV-infected people by year's end. "For us to attain this, we plan to start purchasing generic drugs because... Read more »
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long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
I have been pos for some 20 odd years and am still without meds, I feel ignored by the hospitals in sweden where I live. My levels of cd4 and virus have been steadey for a long time and since -99 -00 they went down after an operation for overweight... Read more »

rec drugs and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
salut! I have an ex who tested hiv + about 1.5 years ago. What troubles me is that he seems to be treating his body as if he does not have a serious disease. He uses ecstacy/cocain and now has tatooed his body. It almost seems like he has taken the... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »

Drugs for HIV contains ganja?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...,the urine test found out that he consumed ganja. I believe he did not take and i hope someone could tell me if there is any HIV drugs that contain ganja? Read more »