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How Long Does DdI Stay In Your Body

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AIDS InfoNet

Stavudine (Zerit)

...interactions are constantly being identified. Make sure that your health care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Stavudine should not be taken with AZT (zidovudine, Retrovir®) or didanosine (ddI, Videx®). Stavudine's side effects may be worse if taken with ganciclovir or pentamidine. Pregnant women should not take stavudine and ddI at the same time due to an increased risk of lactic acidosis.
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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 »

how long can hiv stay dormant in the body?

my exboyfriend just informed me that he is hiv+ we were together for 1 1/2 yrs and never used protection of any kind. I got a hiv test done and it came back negative. I heard it was possible that i have it, but it dormant in my body. Is this true?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...(hundreds of million of copies). Also, the immune system responds to the infection in various ways, including by producing antibodies, which are detected by the ELISA and Western blot tests. Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...As the smaller protein pieces come together with copies ofHIV's RNA, a new virus is put together (assembled). Budding The newly-assembled virus pushes ("buds") out of the original CD4 cell.This new virus is now able to... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...increase the amount or seriousness of those side effects. For example,combining Zerit (stavudine, d4T) with Videx (didanosine, ddI) may increase the risk of a serious condition calledlactic acidosis (high levels of lactic acid in the blood),... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atazanavir (Reyataz)

...provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. If you are taking atazanavir and the original buffered form of ddI , take ddI two hours before or after atazanavir. Atazanavir should not be taken with indinavir (Crixivan) ... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Lactic acidosis: Some of the NRTIs are associated with lacticacidosis, especially Zerit and Videx (didanosine, ddI). Not everyone taking HIV drugs develops body shape changes or problems withfat or sugar levels in the blood.... 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 »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »