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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
Ask the Experts

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 Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or should we as HIV+ just let the cure fall into our laps someday. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I strongly doubt a cure for HIV/AIDS will fall into our laps! The way to the cure is scientific research. This unfortunately requires significant... Read more »

How good is this new hiv drug ???

Hi Dr Keith, how good is this new hiv drug ????thank you for your timeRossPanacos Pharmaceuticals announced yesterday that it has sold its first-in-class HIV maturation inhibitor bevirimat to Myriad Genetics, a biotechnology company that is also...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Bevirimat has shown moderate activity for the treatment of HIV infection including for virus which is resistant to the current HIV meds. Development is still early. For most HIV practices Read more »

HIV/AIDS, a good investment?

Ben,I wanted to get your take on what has been thrown about in hiv/aids forums I attend. I know you are an advocate for us and this is why I ask. Given the amount of money Pharma makes off of an HIV/AIDS patient, why would a cure or substantial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...or climate change, for example).While drug companies make a lot of money, the proportion of their income that's derived from HIV medications turns out (in general) to be relatively small. The reason for this is that the marketplace for HIV... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat HIV, AIDS

...The Food and Drug Administration has approved efavirenz, a new drug, to treat HIV and AIDS in children and adults. Efavirenz, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, was approved to treat HIV-1 infection after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Gets Patent for New HIV/AIDS Drug in India, Says Report

...regulations for its registration. Under development by Pfizer scientists for 10 years, the medication, the first in a new class of HIV/AIDS drugs, works by blocking HIV's entry into cells. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Selzentry... Read more »
The AIDS Institute

The AIDS Institute Encourages People With HIV/AIDS to Sign Up for New Medicare Drug Benefit

... Washington DC -- The AIDS Institute is encouraging the nearly 100,000 people with HIV/AIDS who qualify to sign up for the new Medicare prescription benefit. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese Company Develops New Drug to Fight HIV/AIDS

... A Chinese pharmaceutical maker has developed a new HIV drug that aims to block the virus from entering cells, the China Daily reported today. FusoGen Pharmaceuticals is currently Read more »
Connect With Others

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/aids.htm This site has a somewhat helpful booklet that includes some suggestions on reasonable accomodations for people with HIV/AIDS. Some of the accomodations are silly, and some are very good indeed. The... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »