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Hiv Expanded Access Program

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Merck & Co., Inc.

Expanded Access Program for MK-0518, an Investigational HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Established for Patients With Limited Available Treatment Options

Toronto -- A worldwide expanded access program for HIV/AIDS patients with limited or no treatment options was announced today by Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., U.S.A., with respect to its investigational HIV integrase inhibitor,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck to Offer Experimental Integrase Inhibitor in Worldwide Expanded Access Program

Drug company Merck on Thursday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto announced that it will expand access to its experimental integrase inhibitor antiretroviral drug -- which might control HIV more effectively in some HIV-positive... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Down Side of Expanded Access Programs: A Site Management Perspective

Expanded access programs allow patients to add a promising new drug to their antiretroviral (ARV) regimen months before the drug is expected to be approved. For people with few treatment options, expanded access programs can be lifesavers. For the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

expanded access

Nelsonyouve mentioned a coming expanded access program with some new drugswhen will you tell us more and how can i get involvedx...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yes, there will be a blog entry posted this week at thebody.comIf you have multidrug resistance (resistance to all medications including Isentress) and need help in putting together a combination of HIV medications to control your viral load, let me... Read more »

Access of Viread in Germany

When will the anti-hiv drug Viread by Gilead Sciences be available in pharmacies in Germany?Can you give information on the Viread expanded access programm in Germany?...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Viread (tenofovir) received approval from the European Union on February 7. This should mean it will be available in most European countries in the near future.There is an expanded access program. The phone number for Europe is 33-1-44-90-34-46.... Read more »

Access to new HIV drugs in 2010

What are the 2010 options for salvage patients? I have low t cells and I'm also dual-tropic. I would like to know if I can access any upcoming studies for patients in my situation?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I attempted to provide an update on where we are in the development of HIV medications that may help people like us who have multi drug resistance and may be in clinical decline. There is a small population of HIV+ patients who cannot currently... Read more »

Access to drugs in Malawi

My mother has been tested to be HIV+ and during the last year. She probably got it by caring for my two sisters who dies during the last two years. My mothers now has had several oportunistic infections. Antiretroviral drugs are avalible in private...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
My heart goes out to your mother, and the millions of others in Africa who could have access to care, but no way of paying for it. I do not know of specific programs, but there has been some progress in getting drugs donated. I would contact the... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Prevention Program Assistant D.C

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Assist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »

HIV-1, HIV-2, and Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I have been reading posts for a few days and there seems to be alot of knowledgable people on this board. Does anyone here know if HIV-2 is common in the United States? And, if you are infected with HIV-2 and not HIV-1, would your Home Access... Read more »

Trying to expand my horizons

Posted by PsychicBoy, 1 Reply
Im 22, just moved across the country to get my career back in order, and just found out im HIV positive. Im looking to connect with other people who are learning, like me, to live with this condition. Please contact me through email-psychicboyphoenix... Read more »

the home access hiv test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what kind of test is this? elisa? and is it just as good as any other test you would get at a clinic? Read more »