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How Much Do NNRTIs Cost

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NNRTIs: The Next Generation Approaches

Part I Introduction Mechanisms of NNRTI Activity and HIV NNRTI Resistance NNRTI Resistance in NNRTI-Naive and NNRTI-Experienced Individuals NNRTI Mutations: Resistance and Cross-Resistance NRTI Mutations: The Potential Impact on NNRTIs NNRTI... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Know Your HIV Drugs: NNRTIs

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) NNRTIs are another class of FDA-approved HIV antiviral drugs. There are currently three drugs approved for use in this class. NNRTIs work by targeting the structure of reverse transcriptase... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: Next-Generation NNRTIs: Etravirine and Rilpivirine

Why Do We Need More NNRTIs? Leading the Next Generation: Etravirine and Rilpivirine Etravirine: The DUET Studies Rilpivirine Implications for Treatment Selected Sources Even in patients with the most resistant virus, our goal now is full... Read more »
Ask the Experts

NNRTIs

Are either of the newer NNRTIs, Edurant or Intelence processed differently by the liver than the older drug Viramune? I have been on Viramune for more than 10 years just wondering of switching to one of the newer ones would be considered more...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The major liver concern with nevirapine is early on treatment. After 10 years the rate of liver problems on nevirapine would be expected to be low. Though etravirine and rilpivirine may be viewed as being more liver friendly there is minimal very... Read more »

Sustiva causing resistance to other nNRTIs

Sustiva (efavirenz)-Induced Mutation in Subtype C HIV May Confer Multi-NNRTI ResistanceA mutation at codon 106 in HIV-1 clade C viruses that occurs after exposure to efavirenz appears to result in high-level resistance to other non-nucleotide...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for pointing out the research.So far, this does not seem like a very common issue-- however, a different mutation at codon 103 is commonly found among persons with clade B HIV (the US, Western Europe flavor)- this mutation usually causes high... Read more »

NNRTIs and lipitor

What is your feeling about Lipitor to lower cholesterol in patients on nnrti regimens? I've been on Sustiva/Truvada for 14 weeks with great results but have been battling high cholesterol for about 10 years, HDL high, LDL low, well controlled...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Lipitor and other statins are not on the absolutely contraindicated list on the FDA approved package insert for sustiva. With anything you just need to be careful and have close followup.... Read more »

The cost of HIV meds under the ACA

I had asked a couple of months ago if it was true that my med cost would go up to %25 of the cost of the medication under the ACA. I was told that the costs should go down. Unfortunately that is not the case if you DO NOT HAVE Co-Pay assistance with...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Thank you for the reminder. Dealing with health insurance under the new system, although helpful for those who were without insurance, can be a bureaucratic nightmare. Not only are you dealing with a huge government bureaucracy, but you are also... Read more »
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Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984, 1 Reply
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »

Cost of Atripla in Thailand General information

Posted by HivSenior, 2 Replies
I am currently receiving Atripla at a cost of $108.00 per month in Bangkok, Thailand. I have been positive for the last 6 years. The cost for me on Medicare in the USA would be $1200.00 per month. I make one trip each year and bring back to USA all... Read more »

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