How Do Fusion Inhibitors Work
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University of South Florida School of MedicineFusion inhibitors are a subclass of drugs called entry inhibitors. Unlike previous HIV medications that target HIV once it attacks and infects a T-cell, entry inhibitors prevent HIV from being able to attach to a T-cell. By keeping HIV from... Read more »
University of South Florida School of MedicineThere's a ton of information on thebody.com that describes how fusion inhibitors work. You might want to also check out www.fuzeon.com.If you're more into graphics, check out the video link in this message! It's very cool. <a... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineT-20 (the only fusion inhibitor in wide use) has not been associated with lipodystrophy yet. Since it works extracellularly there is hope that some of those problems associated with unwanted activity of a drug inside cells might be avoided. It... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI think that your primary ID doctor is correct. A simple regimen would probably work as well with fewer side effects. Fusion inhibitors require daily injections and are no walk in the park. If you do decide to participate in this trial you should... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousDoes anyone know if the fusion inhibitor trials (phase III) are going OK, or where to go for an update? Last I heard 700 patients in 100 countries were in the study for T-20(?)
I went to the Trimeris site and didn't see anything new.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anyone know anything about the new entry inhibitors? I think Pfizer and Schering both have drugs in development. Should we be hopeful? Read more »
Posted by akcolHi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.
This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
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