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Interferon For Hiv

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interferon and hiv

I have HIV coinfection with HBV and HCV. Yesterday I got my viral load for both HBV and HCV, and for both it was undetectable after 6 months on interferon 100 weakly and rebavirin 400 twice daily and zefix . I noted that my CD4 droped from 915...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...Your case continues to be complex. You must have some guidance there from someone, when you are currently taking interferon and Zefix (lamivudine). Someone is giving you those prescriptions.Regarding the HBV: the first question is to find out... Read more »

interferon and hiv

i am 21 years old ihave hiv since 7 monthes iam not on medication.my viral load in 1/12/2008 not... Read more »

Interferon and HIV Infection

Dear Specialists!I was on interferon+rivaverin treatment from hep c for 6 monthes... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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

...alfa-2b, Recombinant interferon alpha-2a, Recombinant interferon alpha-2b Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Interferons are substances that occur naturally in the body and that are secreted by certain cells in response to... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Interferon and Beyond: Treating HEP C

...Treatment for HEP C infection has finally entered the modern era. After eight years of interferon as the only treatment available for HEP C, combination therapy with a new anti-HEP C drug has become a viable option. In addition, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Dose Interferon Effective in Patients Coinfected With Hepatitis C

...A researcher in Japan has found that interferon (IFN) treatment may be effective for both HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Hideji Hanabusa, working at Ogikubo Hospital Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Initiation of Methamphetamine Abuse During Interferon Treatment

... Interferon therapy for chronic infection with hepatitis B or C virus produces clinical depression in up to one-half of patients treated, 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 Read more »

T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300.. he had it... 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 »

Anyone out there coinfected w/ HIV/HCV?

Posted by AMERIBOI2003, 3 Replies
...New to this site and I would like to talk to anyone who may be coinfected w/ HIV/HCV. Anyone who has gone through treatment for HCV. Can answers some questions that I have to help me weigh all of my considerations Read more »