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Hiv And Valproic Acid

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Valproic Acid & hiv?

I have a mental state which necessitates taking a mood-stabilizer. One of my options would be to switch to Valproic Acid. My interest is because of the study released back in August '05 shows a linkage between Valproic Ac. and decreased viral...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The study showed that valproic acid may decrease the number of dormant HIV infected cells. This is a very interesting finding, but as other authors have commented Read more »

Valproic acid use in the treatment of HIV

Is it true that recent research has actually found out that adding sufficient doses of the... Read more »

Valproic Acid to eradicate latent HIV

Hi, I am sure you have heard about the use of epilepsy medicine Valproic Acid (the study of Dr.... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Valproic Acid

... val-PROE-ic A-cid Brand Name: Depakene Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Valproic acid, also known as Depakene, is a type of medicine normally used to treat seizures and other nervous system problems. Valproic acid Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...-- CNS depressants such as Valium Research studies are ongoing to find new and better ways of treating cognitive problems. Valproic acid was shown in a small study to be beneficial in improving cognitive ability and potentially protecting brain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Old Drug Could Cure HIV-Linked Dementia

...anti-seizure drug offered promising results during a new safety and efficacy trial in 22 patients with HIV-related dementia (HRD). Valproic acid improved cognitive performance and restored nerve cell function, according to the study. Researchers... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...(under various brand names) may decrease zidovudine blood levels. Benemid (probenecid), Dilantin (phenytoin), and Depakote (valproic acid) may increase zidovudine blood levels and decrease zidovudine clearance, but no dosing adjustments are... Read more »
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Valproic acid

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...all researches & recent descoveries... looking for hope that one day this HIV can be cured... among all, the study about valproic acid is the only one talkin about possible cure.. what do you think? Valproic acid has also been shown to be an... Read more »

Researchers identify promising agents for HIV cure

Posted by optimistic2009
...within resting CD4 cells. The findings may also explain why previous studies using another HDAC inhibitor, the antiepileptic valproic acid, showed only weak effect. Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...article published in the July issue of Retrovirology. The latest research expands on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...article published in the July issue of Retrovirology. The latest research expands on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular... Read more »