Generic Hiv Medication

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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Generic HIV meds?

...I've read that certain countries are starting to produce generic HIV medication. When will generic medications be available in the US?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill generic formulations.The generic meds made in other countries have been created in response to the great demand for these drugs in these regions but few resources to pay western prices for them. This is survival drug-making. In the US there... Read more »

Generic versus Proprietory Drugs

HiI come from a country where HIV people are looked down upon and meds very expensive. HIV patients are treated as less than humans.My question is: are generic meds just the same as proprietory ones? I am thinking of going to Thailand for treatment...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.I agree with you that access to HIV and medications is a global problem.Generic HIV medications in Thailand are typically certified by international organizations and as such, would be equivalent to name-branded ones in Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 ( - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand Plans to Provide Generic Antiretroviral Medications to 300,000 HIV-Positive Individuals in Two Years

...workers. The medications represented the first part of a three-year supply commitment from Thailand to Myanmar ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 9/23). The generic antiretroviral medications produced in Thailand cost less than $300 annually... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Formally Accepts WTO Amendment Allowing Developing Countries to Import Generic HIV/AIDS Medications

...Property Rights that allows developing countries to issue compulsory licenses to import generic drugs for diseases such as HIV/AIDS if a country confirms that it cannot manufacture them domestically, U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman said, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Trade Organization Upholds 2003 Waiver Allowing Developing Countries to Import Generic HIV/AIDS Medications

...waiver that allows developing countries to issue compulsory licenses in order to import generic drugs for diseases such as HIV/AIDS if a country confirms that it cannot manufacture them domestically, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 12/6). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Growing Concern Over Counterfeit Drugs, Including Some HIV/AIDS Medications

...examined the growing problem of counterfeit prescription drugs, including some medications used to treat people living with HIV/AIDS. Although the FDA says that the U.S. pharmaceutical supply is the "safest in the world," recent seizures of... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Free Hiv meds(generic) in Malaysia and Thailand?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...types of drug are available over there? I've done some googling and apparently both Malaysia as well Thailand are dispensing Hivmedications for free over there (generic). Read more »
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