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Is Hydrogen Peroxide A Microbicide

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AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

... What Are Microbicides? Microbicides and Vaccines How Do Microbicides Work? How Many Microbicides Are Near Approval? What Are the Side Effects? --> The Bottom Line For More Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV
Ask the Experts

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll repost below the latest information on microbicides.Dr. BobMicrobicide Development: Positive Women's Concerns By Anna ForbesFormulated as anti-HIV gels, creams, or films, or loaded Read more »

Do you believe in microbicides?

How long we have to use condoms for sex? Is there any hope that in the next years a valid microbicide will be available for use?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Condoms will need to be used for the foreseeable future. Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

... Table of Contents What Are Microbicides? How Would Microbicides Work? Are Microbicides Currently Available? What Is Happening in Microbicide Research? Would Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Topical Microbicides

...acidity in the presence of semen and contain lactobacillus, which naturally resides in the healthy vagina, and which produces hydrogen peroxide to kill HIV and STDs. Invisible condoms : These products would prevent infection by forming a... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Microbicides Now!

...re-colonizing the vagina with hydrogen-peroxide producing Lactobacillus. LB helps keep the vagina free from infection by producing hydrogen peroxide, which is a highly acidic substance. When the ecology of the vagina is disrupted (through... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Microbicides

...example, young women constituted 50% of the new AIDS cases reported among people between 13-24 during the years 1995-1997. Enter "microbicides" -- the alternative of the future. Applied in the vagina or rectum, these compounds, in different... Read more »
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Exposure Scenario question

Posted by theasker21, 2 Replies
...was gushing from my finger prick and it looked clotted and almost healed but also that same day a few hours later I put some hydrogen peroxide on it and it created a small amount of foam. Thats my concern, if the hydrogen peroxide disinfected... Read more »

should i be worried?

Posted by terrifiedmwm, 3 Replies
...very well a condom should've been worn. But what's done was done. An hour or so after the incident I masturbated using OTC hydrogen peroxide and thoroughly cleaned my urethra more so for my own sanity. I don't know if it helped or not. ... Read more »

tabacco?

Posted by Anonymous
...a powerful new weapon in the fight against HIV, as it prevents the virus from infecting human cells. They are keen to make a microbicide cream for women in Africa and other developing countries where many have little or no control over their... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...are more prone to infection. We are currently investigating this." The finding should also impact the race to find topical microbicides that might protect women against HIV infection. Choosing compounds that allow Langerin to continue to work... Read more »