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Integrase Inhibitors Hiv Medication

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New Integrase inhibitor and lipodystrophy risk

There is a once a day integrase inhibitor with a non-PI booster coming up soon, isn't there? What is the integrase inhibitor called and what class does the booster belong to? Setting aside the relative newness of these drugs (and therefore the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. The new integrase inhibitor medication is called elvitegravir and the booster is GS 9350. The booster is one of a new class of drugs designed specifically Read more »

ls isentress integrase inhibitors the future for hiv meds ???

Hi Dr Henry,l have been taking different hiv meds for the past 8 years, and its not much fun with... Read more »

Merck integrase inhibitor

Dear Doctor,You wrote a couple of days ago that the Merck integrase inhibitor will be available... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Integrase Inhibitor '572 Tested Against Raltegravir-Resistant HIV

... GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has licensed an anti-HIV integrase inhibitor discovered by the Shionogi Corporation in Japan. Because of these arrangements, this drug has the complex code name S/GSK1349572 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Study of New ViiV HIV Integrase Inhibitor Yields Encouraging Early Results

...Glasgow from November 7-11, it was reported by the National AIDS Treatment Advocates Project (NATAP) that the experimental integrase inhibitor S/GSK1349572 "proved a potent HIV suppressor at three doses tested in antiretroviral-naive people. ... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

New Experimental Drug Integrase Inhibitor (MK-0518)

...helps to hide HIV's DNA inside the cell's DNA. Once this happens, the cell can begin producing genetic material for new viruses. Integrase inhibitors, such as MK-0518, are designed to block the activity of the integrase enzyme and to prevent HIV... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Expanded Access Program for MK-0518, an Investigational HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Established for Patients With Limited Available Treatment Options

...Merck Research Laboratories (MRL). MK-0518 belongs to a new class of investigational antiretroviral therapy (ART) agents called integrase inhibitors that inhibit the insertion of the HIV viral DNA into human DNA. Integrase is one of three HIV... Read more »
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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...(Russell, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/9). Integrase is one of the three enzymes necessary for HIV to replicate in the body, and integrase inhibitors would stop HIV from inserting its genes into normal DNA. The other two enzymes necessary for viral... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...think i took any off the other of not on the full list of NRTI. PI: Invirase, kaletra, norvir, prezista, reyataz, and vieracept. Integrase inhibitors: Isentress and the Fusion inhibitors is a IV injection 2 times a day leaving the injection site... Read more »

new medication news

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...powerful in the test tube. If developed into a drug, it would join an experimental but promising new class of drugs called integrase inhibitors. HIV drugs work at different steps in the process the virus goes through... Read more »

new-better medication news-hope it helps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...powerful in the test tube. If developed into a drug, it would join an experimental but promising new class of drugs called integrase inhibitors. HIV drugs work at different steps in the process the virus goes through... Read more »