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How Longer Can You Live Using Azt

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

... zye-DOE-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, Azidothymidine, ZDV, Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Zidovudine, also known as AZT, ZDV, or Retrovir, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs
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d4t for AZT?

Hello,We live in Cambodia and my girlfriend is in a free program and has been on a combination of NVP/3TC/d4t for almost 3 years now.Her progress has been quite well with increasing CD4 counts and an undetectable VL.However, she started experiencing...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...It is not a mistake to change to AZT from d4T but it is not the optimal solution. AZT is less likely to lead to progressive fat atrophy, but it may still occur. Read more »

IS AZT STILL USED?

I TAKE TRIZIVIR AND KALETRA. DO THESE DRUGS CONTAIN AZT?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Trizivir is AZT + 3TC + abacavir. AZT remains a very useful drug in a variety of settings. KH Read more »

AZT related Anemia

What other HIV drugs, other than Combivir, contain AZT and therefore may cause anemia?
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloGood question. It gets confusing when the same drug has many names. AZT was the name given to the infamous drug during clinical trials, and it has continued to be used by many. Zidovudine is the generic Read more »

AZT (Retrovir) & Pregnancy How to know if your resistient to AZT

In 1988 I had a child. 3 months later I was informed her father tested positive. So did I. The baby did not. 1990 - 1991 I took AZT (Retrovir) 1 pill 5 x a day. Then stopped taking it. In 1993 I became pregnant again. Started taking AZT again...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...less than 1%; the therapy that reduces your viral load to less than 50 can include many different drugs and need not include AZT.JLS. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...have been approved. Several are available under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Zidovudine is also known as azidodeoxythymidine, AZT or ZDV. Zidovudine was the first drug approved for the treatment of HIV. It is a nucleoside analog reverse... Read more »
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AZT Resistance Predicts Poor Outcome

...Several studies presented at the 4th National Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections evaluated the effect of AZT resistance codon mutations on outcome. One of the most important studies presented by David Katzenstein and other... Read more »
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Session 50, Abstract 377: d4T+3TC versus AZT+3TC

... Shattering the synergy story A number of trials showed that the combination of d4T+3TC is at least aseffective as AZT+3TC, suggesting that d4T may be more attractive than AZT aspart of a combination therapy regimen for many patients. Foudraine Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Panel Affirms Importance of Prenatal AZT Use

...In late 1994, results of the NIAID-funded study known as AIDS ClinicalTrials Group (ACTG) 076, showed that the drug AZT dramatically reducesmother-to-infant transmission of HIV when given to HIV positive womenduring pregnancy and childbirth. Soon Read more »
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azt cual link??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
we...no pusiste ningun link y luego no quieres que te digan sonzo...jajajajaja Read more »

quiero creer azt ,explicate

Posted by Anonymous
...,los americanos son los mayores fascista despues de hitler o por encima y se que no dudarian en matar millones de vidas con los azt si les diera fructiferos dividendos Read more »

AZT...

Posted by Anonymous
...AZT...estas en linea o tienes algun correo de msn para contactarte, me gustaria mucho que expusieras tus ideas y aclararas algunas Read more »

janis da ejemplo y tomate un kilo de azt

Posted by Anonymous
...la puta de tu madre tener una asesina de hija por ke lo de puta es muy flojo para ti gaurra ojala des positivo y te hartes de azt Read more »