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Hiv Antivirals

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HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...information for someone who calls on them for that drug company, and call that person. At the same time, contact your nearest AIDS service organization and ask about short-term use of your state's ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Those are... Read more »

side effects of HIV antiviral medications

Is it common for someone on HIV antiviral medications to experience very bad breath? IF so how is... Read more »

HCV / HIV antivirals' treating 1 desease affecting the other?

Does Atripla and Ziagen have any antiviral effects on HCV .... and does PegInterferon and/or... Read more »
McGill University

A New Weapon in the War Against HIV-AIDS: Combined Antiviral and Targeted Chemotherapy

... A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted Read more »
University of California-San Francisco AIDS Health Project

An Excerpt From HIV Treatment: Mental Health Aspects of Antiviral Therapy

...hours prior to taking the drug and one hour after taking it) during which the client cannot eat. Additionally, since several antiviral drugs cause diarrhea, it is useful for providers to acknowledge the potential discomfort, and the inconvenience... Read more »
The Body PRO

Human Alpha-Defensin-1, Alpha-Defensin-2, and Alpha-Defensin-3, Account for the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of CD8 Antiviral Factor

... Human Alpha-Defensin-1, Alpha-Defensin-2, and Alpha-Defensin-3, Account for the Anti-HIV-1 Activity of CD8 Antiviral Factor (CAF) (Abstract 1192) Presented by David Ho, M.D. Oral Presentation: No abstract available The identity of the Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Availability of Draft Guidance Re: Development of Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C, Including Coinfection With HIV

...announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Developing Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Treatment," which includes co-infection with HIV. At present, there are a large number of... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: Read more »

Recently HIV+

Posted by Foster, 5 Replies
...I was diagnosed HIV positive 10-18-04, I know that I was infected in June 04, I know where and by who. So far my emotions are like a rollercoaster. Read more »

Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
...etc)? If so, please specify exact drugs and strength of drugs. 10. Are you on any pain medications or other drugs other than antiviral drugs? If so, please specify exact drugs and the strength of the drugs. 11. Do any of the drugs, especially... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bluntly, "screwed"? Can insurance companies reject me if I am HIV+ prior before signing up for their plan? I need to know, as HIV antivirals can keep HIV from being a virtual death sentence. Sincerely, Afraid Read more »