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How To Lower Viral Load

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Lower viral load

My viral load was 59 about 3 years ago, but it never went down further, so treatment was stopped. If blood tests now show that, without further treatment, my viral load has gone down from 4,000,000 to 1,000,000 in 4 months, what is the significance...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You still have a high viral load, but there is certainly a significant difference between starting at 4 million rather than 1 million when you think about possible Read more »

A lower viral load

IF one has a lower viral load all the time (under 50,000) does it mean one's immune system is... Read more »

Natural remedies to lower viral load?

Dear Doctor, I am currently making a short film about HIV/AIDs. I am going to be entering my film ... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protease Inhibitor Lowers Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People With Drug Resistance, Study Finds

...brand name Prezista by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Tibotec Pharmaceuticals , has been found to effectively decrease HIV viral loads after 48 weeks of use among people who have developed drug resistance, according to a study published in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec Experimental Protease Inhibitor Successfully Lowers Viral Loads of HIV Patients With Drug Resistance, Study Shows

...between 30% and 47% of the people who took a combination of TMC114 and ritonavir, another protease inhibitor, had undetectable viral loads, compared with 10% of the people in the control arm, according to a Tibotec release . Dr. Richard... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Trial Shows Tanox's Experimental Entry Inhibitor Lowers HIV Viral Loads in Treatment-Experienced Patients

...Wednesday released the results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental entry inhibitor TNX-355 lowered HIV viral loads after 24 weeks better than a placebo, the Wall Street Journal reports (Chase, Wall Street Journal ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7). The... Read more »
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Viral load test cost

Posted by Bensf, 1 Reply
...I've been HIV+ for 10 years, not on meds and have been part of a study that pays for my CD4 and viral load tests. The study is ending and I am covered by Anthem Blue Cross- California with a high deductible, which I never meet. Has Read more »

viral load

Posted by kaliboo, 2 Replies
...I've been trying to find out what your viral load is (approximately, of course) shortly after being infected... and have had no luck... So I guess I'm just wondering... what Read more »

CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has gone... Read more »