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How Often Do I Take NNRTIs

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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... Read more »

Questions never answered

Hello, I am allergic to Viramune so I cannot take NNRTIs. I am not resistant to any medications. ... Read more »
The Body PRO

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... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

NNRTIs: A Neglected Class

Since protease inhibitors burst on the scene in 1995, they have overshadowed almost everything else, including the other relatively new class of antiretrovirals -- the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). During early clinical... Read more »
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NNRTIs: The Next Generation Approaches

Case Study: Patient JD JD is a 46-year-old gay male. He first learned of his HIV status in 1994 after a former partner with whom he had been in a three-year relationship discovered that he was HIV infected. JD felt well when he was first tested... 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... Read more »
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Lab, med change, confusion

Posted by kaplan08, 2 Replies
Labs of last year have shown a vload range between <400 and 793, with <400 being most recent; CD4 percentage range from 31% to 34%, with 33% being most recent. Taking only Viramune and Combivir -a test has recently shown resistance to... Read more »

Should i Start medication???

Posted by coconyc, 3 Replies
Hi im Coco from nyc I though the benefit or getting tested its to find out the virus in a early time so u can get a good treatment that prolong ur life in a better condition, i got my first results a month ago and i got CD4:276 and VL: 3616, so my... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
Hi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A. This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please. We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »

Re: Something uplifting

Posted by SA_Intellect, 3 Replies
The link below is the response one of the doctors on The Body posted to my question. Read it. It's very positive and will hopefully add a bit of peace to some your hearts. Read more »