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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...Inhibitors Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, also known as Viread or tenofovir DF, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). Tenofovir DF works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a type of protein) converts HIV's RNA -- a single strand of genetic information -- into DNA -- a...
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Protease Supplements?

I'm on Atripla which I believe contains a protease-inhibitor. You can imagine my consternation when I read the entire ingredient label of a supplement I've been taking for 2 years (I did check when I started to make sure there wasn't any St. John's...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...efficient amplification of an organism's response to a physiological signal.Protease inhibitors "inhibit" the last step in the life cycle of HIV or Hepatitis C after these viruses infect cells to them use it as a factory of hundreds or thousands... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

is hepatitis b in u for life?

my mate contacted hepatitis b about 10 yrs ago and the whole family was given shots. Are we still at risk? Does my mate still have it or does it go away?
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...Most adults who acquire hepatitis B will clear the virus and no longer be infectious to other people. However, about 5% of adults will remain chronically infected. Read more »

Life-Long Implications of Hepatitis A and B

In 1988 I was diagnosed with both Hepatitis A and B at the same time. I was told by my doctor not to drink alcohol for a year. It was tough, but I didn't drink a drop that year. However, I do like to drink alcohol now -- I average one or two...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...First, you cannot donate blood. Second there is not enough information to say whether you still have hepatitis B. You need to ask your MD to check for e antigen and e antibody and perhaps HBV DNA. If they indicate that you do not have hepatitis Read more »
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What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

... What Is ART? What Is the HIV Life Cycle? Approved ARV Drugs How Are the Drugs Used? What Is Drug Resistance? Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Read more »
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Research Into New Hepatitis C Drugs

... Where to get information on new hepatitis C drugs Discussion Where to get information on new hepatitis C drugs TAG Pipeline Report PDF Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). Emtricitabine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

hepatitis window peroid.

Posted by Anonymous
...Does hepatitis have a window period like hiv does? Read more »