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How Long Do Integrase Inhibitors Take To Work

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Merck integrase inhibitor

Dear Doctor,You wrote a couple of days ago that the Merck integrase inhibitor will be available shortly. As a treatment experienced hiver (+ since 1990) I would like to know what this med will offer in comparison to the already available...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Therefore, for someone like yourself who has had HIV for a while and may have virus that has accumulated HIV drug resistance, the integrase inhibitor - when coupled with other agents to which your virus is susceptible to - may be an option for... Read more »


Hello, let me say first of all thank you for all you do for folks like us who have been diagnosed... Read more »

integrase inhibitors,where are they?

Dr. Frascino, I know we know of three crucial enzymes necessary for HIV to do its dirty work.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Comparing Two Integrase Inhibitors

... It was more than a wish that integrase inhibitors became weaponry against HIV. We've waited a long time to get to this point and an even longer time to arrive at the position Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Integrase Inhibitors: The Next Wave?

...HIV or CD4 cells offers hope for expanding HIV treatment choices, particularly for those whose virus has developed resistance. Integrase inhibitors are one new class of HIV medications currently being investigated. Integrase inhibitors, like many... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development

... Integrase Inhibitors Maturation Inhibitors Zinc Finger Inhibitors Viral Decay Accelerator Drugs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Buzz: Something to CROI About

...not hold the eye-opening surprises that several previous meetings had. The newer compounds have already shown efficacy, but integrase inhibitors are unique, fresh, and still inspire. This article would not be complete without a personal word... Read more »
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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...(Russell, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/9). Integrase is one of the three enzymes necessary for HIV to replicate in the body, and integrase inhibitors would stop HIV from inserting its genes into normal DNA. The other two enzymes necessary for viral... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...think i took any off the other of not on the full list of NRTI. PI: Invirase, kaletra, norvir, prezista, reyataz, and vieracept. Integrase inhibitors: Isentress and the Fusion inhibitors is a IV injection 2 times a day leaving the injection site... Read more »

Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...wouldn't get much bang out of the NNRTI anyway. In addition, there are suddenly two very new drug classes on the horizon: integrase inhibitors and attachment inhibitors. This would afford me the option of adding them to TMC 114, and having two... Read more »

Re: Something uplifting

Posted by SA_Intellect, 3 Replies
The link below is the response one of the doctors on The Body posted to my question. Read it. It's very positive and will hopefully add a bit of peace to some your hearts. Read more »