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How Many Pills A Day Does Someone With Hiv And Aids Take

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new hiv meds 4 drugs in one pill taken once a day..

Hi Dr Ben,could you please tell me about this new 4 drugs in one pill, once a day... it sounds great.. when will it be out for general use ???thank you so much for your time..tim Gilead aims to start trials in 2009 of a new four-drugs-in-one-pill...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
hi Tim and thanks for your post.The so-called quad pill is indeed in development by Gilead-- it is a combination of the potential new boosting drug (ie, the long awaited replacement for Norvir) with Gilead's new integrase inhibitor and the parts of... Read more »

hiv, aids, toxoplasmosis, epilepsy

Hello dear doctor and thank you very much for your answers here!I have hiv for about 6 years now,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS-No big deal?

Am I crazy or have alot of people gotten the idea that because of the effective treatments we have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union to Approve One-Pill-a-Day Treatment for HIV Patients

... On Monday, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Gilead Sciences Inc. said European regulators have approved their HIV drug Atripla, clearing the once-daily combination treatment for sale in the 27 EU member nations. Atripla is the first one-pill, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead, Bristol-Myers Squibb Develop Once-a-Day Pill for Treating HIV; Study Shows Pill More Effective Than Standard Regimen

... Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb say they jointly have developed a once-a-day pill for treating HIV that is effective in suppressing HIV viral loads and has few side effects, according to a study published on Thursday in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Clinton Foundation Deal to Lower Cost of AIDS Drugs, Offer Pill for Less Than $1 a Day

...being financed by UNITAID, a 20-country organization formed by France that allocates a small portion of airline tax revenues for HIV/AIDS programs in the developing world. UNITAID will give the Clinton Foundation more than $100 million through... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...in selecting a treatment regimen include: your drug resistance testing results results of other laboratory tests how many pills you will need to take and how often you will need to take them if you will need to take pills with food or on an... Read more »
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HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...before that! LOL And also my doctor is changing my Epivir and Viread combo to Truvada, so now I am going to be taking just 2 pills a day instead of 3, which was a change from 11 over a year ago (we dropped Kaleetra...what a horrible drug as far... Read more »

Need your Help!!... Continued

Posted by Amanda, 2 Replies
...Ok, here are the questions, you can also include anything else that you think may be helpful. Thanks!! 1. How has HIV/AIDS physically affected your daily routine and life in general ? (you may include experiences) 2. How has HIV/AIDS socially Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
...disease in check. Only a decade ago, when cocktails of AIDS drugs were first used, patients often had to take two or three dozen pills a day, some with food, some without, some so frequently patients had to get up in the middle of the night.... Read more »