How Long Does Mitochondrial Toxicity Last
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationOK, OK, OK, I get it! You don't want me to say it's BAD to stop meds, because you will develop a resistant strain!!! However, you want me to comment on one-week-on and one-week-off H"IV meds and advise you if this theoretically might... Read more »
Chelsea and Westminster HospitalThis rather a long question so I hope I can respond to all of it.The risk factors for lipoatrophy inlcude disease characteristics (AIDS, low CD4), genetic characteristics (genes which promote the pro-inflammatory cytokine TNF) and both nucs and PIs.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe rate at which components of the lipodystrophy syndrome develop on some of the newer NRTI combinations (FTC/tenofovir and 3TC/abacavir) seems to be slower that with AZT or D4T combinations (usually with 3TC). Long-term data and independent... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationI wish there was a clear answer to your question. As you probably remember from your biology class in school, the mitocondria are tiny cells within a cell that produce energy as ATP from sugars and fats. It seems that nucleoside analogs (NRTIs) not... Read more »
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