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Interferon And Aids

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HIV drus & Interferon

I have M.S and am on an interferon Beta injection.Is the probability of joint pain atributed to M.S. or do HIV drugs play a part?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most HIV drugs do not cause discrete joint pain-much more often due to interferon or other conditions-recommend evaluation by your HIV Read more »

hiv and interferon

my cd4 was 915 and when i took interferon from 4months i found my cd4 436.what the reason and what... Read more »

interferon and hiv

I have HIV coinfection with HBV and HCV. Yesterday I got my viral load for both HBV and HCV, and... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Interferon Alfa-2 (Roferon-A, Intron A)

...disease. They also belong to the class of drugs called antineoplastics. Antineoplastics slow or stop the growth of cancer cells. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Interferons alfa-2a and alfa-2b were approved by the FDA on November 21, 1988, for the... Read more »
The Body PRO

The 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology

...grant from Roche. The Body's Conference Summaries Hepatitis C: Progress Beyond Interferon Liver Disease in AIDS Novel Treatments for HCV HCV: PEG-Interferons -- When to Use Them HCV: PEG-Interferons -- How to Use Them ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug Companies Developing Hepatitis C Medicines for People Who Do Not Respond to Interferon Therapy

...believe that the "hot area" of HCV treatment research is studying whether protease inhibitors -- which are now used to treat HIV -- could be effective in treating HCV, according to Investor's Business Daily (Reeves, Investor's Business Daily,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indonesia: Protesters Seek Cheaper Drugs at HIV/AIDS Meeting

... Protesters demanding access to cheaper hepatitis C drugs for co-infected HIV patients disrupted the ninth International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific in Bali on Wednesday. Brandishing a banner Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »

SEEKING PEOPLE WHO USED INTERFERON FOR HEPATIS C

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY IN MY LIVER IT SHOWS THAT IM IN STAGE 2 WHICH IS NOT GOOD. I ALSO HAVE P.M.L AND I USED INTERFERON AND GAVE ME ANEMIA, I RAN TO THE HOSPITAL 7 TIMES FOR BLOOD TRANFUSIONS. SO IM NOT SURE ABOUT INTERFERON.... Read more »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HI, my son's father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
...HOLA NESESITO HACER ALGO POR MI HIGADO, MI DOCTOR ME SUGERIO TRATAR CON INTERFERON. EL PROBLEMA ES QUE MIS DEFENSAS SUBEN Y BAJAN Y COMO LEI INTERFERON TIENE MUCHOS SIDES EFFECTS. TAMBIEN HACE TRES ANOS ME ENFERME Read more »