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How Long Does Tesamorelin Take To Work

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: Tesamorelin Update

Table of Contents Introduction Fat and VAT Shrinking VAT With Growth Hormone Tesamorelin in the Pipeline Further Questions What's Next? Selected Sources Introduction Since it first became available in the mid-1990s, highly active... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Theratechnologies Withdraw EU Application for Tesamorelin (Egrifta)

On 22 June 2012, Theratechnologies, the Canadian-based company responsible for developing tesamorelin, a growth hormone releasing factor (GHRF) that reduces central visceral fat, released a press release relating to regulatory issues. 1 Foremost... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Tesamorelin for Fat Accumulation

Body fat changes (lipodystrophy) are relatively common among HIV patients, especially in those who have been on longer treatment, who are older, and have had fluctuations in weight. Also, there are particular antiviral medications that are... Read more »
Ask the Experts

tesamorelin

Do you have further information concerning tesamorelin and its efficacy? I work for a company in the UK considering whether to introduce it here.Thanks for any guidance,Nick Foster...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
All you need to know is found is this link from the FDA:<a href="http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/EndocrinologicandMetabolicDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/UCM213260.pdf" target=_new>FDA... Read more »

What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am glad you repeat what I have said before, that the decrease in visceral fat produced by Tesamorelin is small (15-17% in 26 weeks). Growth hormone achieved values closer to 30-40% in some studies, but it also caused more side effects.In an... Read more »

How long do newer regimes work?

Hello,first many thanks for your work, this site and especially the questions and answers helped me much since diagnosis. I just wanted to ask how long newer regim work on average for treatment naive patients? Thanks ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Well, that depends on the patient. For someone that has perfect adherence and no medication related side effects, they will work indefinitely. For someone with very poor adherence they don't work very well at all. For someone with mediocre... Read more »

how long meds work

dr cohen how long do the meds work? im hiv positive. my dr tells me i can live a full life as long as i adhere to my medications. my viral load is undetectable. my friend who is also hiv positive tells me that the meds only work for 10 years or...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well, it kinda depends on two things - #1; whether you're an optimist or a pessimist, and #2; how good I am at predicting the future. So, here are the issues.It is clear that about 5 years ago, with the principles we now use for treatment,... Read more »
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Egrifta /tesamorelin

Posted by ricky1, 3 Replies
I was diagnosed with lypodystrophy my dr referred me to an epidemiologist for help 2 years ago,My insrence company will cover it.but I had to go through a third party that will help pay for the copay. I was in a study with serostim but the... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

RE:how long meds work

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi pals. I was wondering if anyone on the regimen: Viracept+Combivir has any idea how good this regimen is. I want to know what's the average period of time some of you have been on these meds for. I've been taking them for about 7 months and on... Read more »

How long does it take for meds to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After one month on HAAART my loved ones counts are, in comparison to 100000 viral load and cd of under 20, the viral load is now 325 and cd4 is 35. I've heard it takes 3-6 months to get the viral load undetectable and longer to get the cd4 back over... Read more »