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How Long Does Delavirdine Stay In Your Body

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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...Transcription Once the virus has become part of (is integrated into) the CD4 cell, itcommands the CD4 cell to start making new HIV proteins. The proteins are thebuilding blocks for new HIV viruses. They are produced in long chains. Assembly An HIV enzyme called protease cuts the long chains of HIV proteins intosmaller pieces. As the smaller protein pieces come together with copies ofHIV's RNA, a new virus is...
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Why only Norvir for boosting?

I am curious as to why Norvir is the only drug used for "boosting"? Many people simply cannot tolerate Norvir and others refuse to take it because of Abbott's price gouging of the drug. Are there any other older P.I.'s being studied for their...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...many other medications that can also inhibit these enzymes at different degree, including among many others ketoconazole and delavirdine. Unfortunately, ritonavir appears to do a much better job that any other agent so far found, using a small... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard? ...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...body is dead, the more difficult it is for HIV to survive. Refrigeration slows down this process. Once the virus leaves the human body, it dies within minutes, since the virus is immediately going into an environment in which it cannot survive.... Read more »
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your question has been answered in detail at: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q8708.qna.RMK Read more »

how long does the virus stay in a body before the first signal

how long will the virus stay in ur body before you will start seeing the signs and also what are the first signa.
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
HIV infection may not have evident signs for many years. It is a good idea to be tested if you are concerned. Be well. Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...liver; individuals taking these medications or who have liver disease should not take delavirdine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, delavirdine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Delavirdine (Rescriptor)

...you can reduce your viral load to extremely low levels, and increase your CD4 cell counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. What About Drug Resistance? Many new copies of HIV are mutations. They are slightly different from the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...stavudine (d4T), retrovir (AZT) or efavirenz (Sustiva,) talk to your doctor about changing medications. However, it can take a long time to reverse changes in body shape. Implants or injections are the only way to deal with sunken cheeks. These... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
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Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

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outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »