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Hiv Medication Names

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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase 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...
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Another name for the [HIV] symptoms

Three days ago I discovered that I am HIV+. I was feeling sick with fatigue and water in my lungs. My family found out that I had to go to the hospital and find out what is wrong with me. Now everyone is asking me and about my sickness and want to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Disclosure of HIV status can be a difficult thing. While it's important that someone in your immediate circle of friends or family know about your diagnosis, it's less so for others (if at all). Indeed, I want... Read more »

How Can We Name It?

In 1987 Dr. Jerry Cade of Nevada had told me he equated the progression of HIV to the progression of aging. He even went so far as to hint at how old I as a patient was in AIDS/Old Age Symptoms, 60yr this visit and so on. I tell my Dr's now...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Interesting comments. The topic of aging and long term survival in the setting of HIV infection is a hot one in the field right now. There is no consensus on the matter or on terminology as your posting well notes. KKH... Read more »

HIPPA and drug name disclosure

My mail order script company disclose the name of three medications that I am taking for three separate conditions to a corporate HR rep who then shared the info. with my HR manager. I was having difficulty getting my scripts so I reached out to the...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
It's certainly possible. However, I'm concerned by your statement that you reached out to the pharmacy "and HR." Did you sign anything that gave HR the right to talk to your pharmacy plan administrator in order to resolve the... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »
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my name is keith...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My name is Keith and I'm an HIV+ gay man living heathily in
Seattle WA. I received my diagnosis in 1988 but believe that I
was infected in 1986 by injection drug use. Of course, hindsight
is always... Read more »

my name is chuck...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi my name is chuck and I have been hiv+ since feb 98. I went to
the emergency room at the local hospital because of breathing
problems. the diagnosis was pneumonia, thats when the aids test
was given.... Read more »

hello my name is mike...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is MIke. I found out I had hiv back in Oct. 89. I
grew up pretty much 'the baby' of the family. 2 older brothers. I
didn't have sex until I was 24 and he cheated on me and the
relationship ended. I moved... Read more »

my name is joe...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

My name is Joe and I have known that I was HIV+ for 12 years now.
I had been with my lover for a year when I began to have
symptoms. I went to the Dr with swollen lymph nodes and a "chest
... Read more »