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Hiv Medication Names

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Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can kill the HIV virus, but each class slows down the multiplication of the virus (replication) in a particular way. Combination medications: Some manufacturers have combined more than one drug into a single tablet or...
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Tenofovir or Abacavir

What is another name for the above HIV/AIDS medication?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Tenofovir (= Viread and if combined with FTC=Truvada) while abacavir = Ziagen (if combined with 3TC/lamuvidine= Epzicom). KH Read more »

Can I try Atripla, despite resistance?

Dear Doctor,Fist, many thanks for taking the time to answer individual questions, despite a lot of overlap. I hope you realize how very much appreciated this is, even if people forget to let you know...I contracted HIV about 5 years ago. Because I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...regimen should not be associated with additional risks, though be aware that not all of the risks of developing lipo are just HIV medications (namely HIV itself is a risk factor, age, gender, etc).I hope this helps and good luck to you,BY Read more »

hiv - aids.

please name all the medicines that helps to inprove you cd-count.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I would suggest you go to another area of website which describes the HIV medications available. Read more »

hbv rx

Dr. Daar,Please give me your opinion on Baraclude as a treatment for HBV (chronic active) in terms of its safety, side effects upon stopping, etc... Thank you for answering.I Le
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Baraclude is the other name for entecavir and is a recently approved drug that has activity against heptatis B virus (HBV) but not HIV. It appears to be very active against HBV and well tolerated. This medication, like all others with activity... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians to Receive Free Brand-Name HIV Drugs as Part of U.S. Global Initiative

...On Thursday, Assistant US Global AIDS Coordinator Mark Dybul said thousands of HIV-infected Ethiopians will start receiving free AIDS drugs for the first time next Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dr. Joe O'Neill Named Deputy Coordinator, Chief Medical Officer in New State Department Office of Global AIDS Coordinator

...Department , according to a department release . The new office will oversee U.S. international assistance in the fight against HIV/AIDS and coordinate the activities of the various agencies and departments that will deliver the aid. President... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Trade Officials Seek to Strengthen Patent Protection for Brand Name Drugs, Including HIV/AIDS Treatments, Wall Street Journal Reports

...agreements are "either pushing prices up or preventing their fall," Richard Feachem, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria , said. For example, AIDS drugs purchased with Global Fund money in Jordan, which... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health, Human Rights Advocacy Groups Say U.S. Pushing Brand-Name Drugs for Global AIDS Initiative

...month, details the Bush administration's five-year, $15 billion global AIDS initiative, which seeks to prevent seven million new HIV infections, provide care for 10 million people living with the disease and provide treatment to two million... Read more »
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