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How Do People Become Resistant To Hiv Medicine

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor instructs. Atazanavir is taken by mouth, with food, and it is always used with other antiretroviral medicines. Atazanavir capsules should be swallowed whole and should not be opened. Dosage forms and strengths Capsules: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, or 300 mg What storage conditions are needed for this...
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medicine forgot

ELLO DOC, I AM ON FIRST LINE OF MEDICINE AS PER INDIAN GOVERMENT HOSPITAL THAT IS ZIDOVUDINE 300mG + LAMIVUDINE 150mg + NEVIRAPINE 200mg. MY CD4 COUNT AS ON TODAY IS 450 BEFORE 6 MONTHS IT WAS 517. IS THIS CHANGE IS NORMAL OR HAVE TO BE TAKEN IN...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...working great in you because you are taking them so faithfully. Taking them at exact intervals is optimal, but quite frankly, most people don't take them so rigidly. One missed dose will not lead to resistance - particularly if your virus has... Read more »

is use of homeopathic medicine for sinusitis during window period of hiv has any effect on hiv??? (HOMEOPATHY, 2010)

sir...i am using homeopathic medicine for sinusitis(sinus in nose) disease since nov 2009 and is continuous using that till now....on 30 mar 2010 i had a sex with a prostitute 0f unknown hiv status and on 01 sep 2010 and on 15 sep 2010 i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are cahooting with the pharmaceutical community for kick backs --not cures?Secondly...I've always been a believer in herbal medicines.. I take oil of oregano for viral infections, not bacterial ones, i take garlic oil pills at night as a blood... Read more »

robert theres medicine for hiv/aids (HOO-IMM , 2010)

i know a person in mumbai who was tested hiv positive in 1997 (through western blot metod)and after getting treatment(the name of the medicine is hooimm plus) from hakh research and medical foundation in mumbai, he again got tested for hiv, and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi,No, these patients are certainly not cured. The positive HIV ELISA confirms they remain HIV infected.Dr. BobHIV Cure Medicine Hootone Remedies (ANOTHER SCAM, 2010) Jul 31, 2010Hi Nelson!Did you heard about "HOO-IMM PLUS from HOOTONE... Read more »

Drug Resistance

If you have sex with somebody who is resitant to medications, do you get transmitted a form of HIV which is already drug resistant. Or is HIV something that a person gets, and depending on their body, their adherence to the medicine, etc. becomes...
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
...There are now numerous reports of HIV drug resistant virus being transmitted to people. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Institute of Medicine Recommends Changes for People With HIV/AIDS to Qualify for Disability

... The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently provided guidance to the Social Security Administration on updating its Listings of Impairments -- a tool that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Botswana President Says He Had No Choice but to Give His People AIDS Medicine

...Botswana started distributing medicine to patients with AIDS because it has one of the highest infection rates in the world and its skilled work force is dying off, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Free Anti-Tuberculosis Medicines Should be Made Widely Available to HIV-Positive People, WHO Report Says

...worldwide also have TB, and 90% of them will die within a few months without treatment, which typically costs about $10 per person (Sithole, Reuters , 7/15). HIV weakens the immune system, making patients more susceptible to TB co-infection... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...Beprepared! Ask your health care provider about the possible short- and long-termside effects of your particular regimen. There are medicines that can be used to treat short-term side effects likenausea and diarrhea. Ask your health care... Read more »
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how long do you live with HIV?

Posted by Nicole_herpes, 3 Replies
...how long do you live with HIV? I am 1 month. I am feel alone after i know it. But i i just find friends at HIV dating site, such asn STDROmance.com Read more »

EXPIRED HIV MEDICINES

Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
...hiv positive people. I don't know which organisation or how the drugs gets to Ghana, but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons living with this deadly and dangerous disease like HIV. I take Nevirapine, Lamivudine & Zidovudine tablets... Read more »

End HIV Forever!! YOU ARE OK & WILL LIVE

Posted by sbev1981, 2 Replies
...Load Dropped to below -50 which means that I am undetectable and my CD4 went up to 400. This should show you that with modern medicine and treatment you can indeed control the Virus and live a life long life. Just remember your meds are your... Read more »

HIV - Medicine Early? Support?

Posted by bigdog2007, 3 Replies
...always averaging around 550-600. I started Truvada and Sustiva in March of 2006. My question, first of all is, did the starting medicine early really accomplish anything? With the medicine started early, is there anyway that maybe my body... Read more »