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List Of Government Approved Hiv Medications

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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...about this option. (If you use mail order, plan ahead so you do not run out of your medications.) AIDS Drugs Assistance Program The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is funded by the federal government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs it pays for and what the income limits are for your state. Some states have a waiting list for...
Ask the Experts

Pedi/Teen - HIV/HCV Treatment

My daughter is only 12 years old and was infected with HIV/HCV from my divorced drug abused father of mine during a weekend sleep over. Long and sad story but I need to move on and help her through this. All her COD, % and load are excellent and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect her prognosis will be very good because there are so many excellent HIV medications; furthermore as you suggest - new medications for HCV are in the works - many new agents are in development such as the protease Read more »

cuts in HIV funding for free meds (ADAP, 2010)

I have a major concern as you all know I am HIV +. I receive meds from the govt. Is it true that the meds will be drying up? and if that is so what will the hundreds of thousands of people do? Is this real?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disease.The New York Times discussed the problem in their front page story published yesterday. See below. Dr. BobEconomy Hurts Government Aid for H.I.V. Drugs, By KEVIN SACK, NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 2010FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The weak economy... Read more »

Patent 5676977 (WHY IS THERE NO CURE FOR HIV? 2009)Hello Gerswin Hakalakavitch,

Dear Dr. Frascino, I do believe that you are only standing on the tip of the ice burg refusing to believe that ice exist below the water when you answered "Imusil Introvenously (THE CURE FOR AIDS)". If such a cure did exist (which it probably does)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...40,000,000 others around the world wouldn't demand it be made available? Do you think that insurance companies and the U.S. Government that are paying high costs for HIV treatment wouldn't demand "the cure" be made available! Do you really think... Read more »

scared to start hiv meds

Hi Dr,l have recently tested positive to hiv and my viral load is 25,000 and cd4 count 355, my doctor said to get ready to start meds, l am 36 years old, l feel okay at the moment but not like before l had hiv,if l start meds will l feel better,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...improving) knowledge about the natural history of HIV infection and pathogenesis of the virus, but also the fact that many new anti-HIV drugs have been discovered, developed and FDA approved for use in recent years. The new knowledge regarding... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...HIV treatment regimens, viral load can be reduced to undetectable in many people. This is a great result. It means that your HIV medications are working and you should continue to take them. HIV is still in your body. If you stop taking your HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...the most out of your treatment. Remind yourself that: Starting treatment is the right decision for your health The HIV drugs will help you fight the virus You can take your medications the right way It takes a lot of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Government Rejects Abbott's Patent Application for Second-Line ARV

...patients across the world. There are some 33 million people living with HIV today and of these nearly 15 million require access to HIV drugs," adds. "Cost-savings generated over a three-year period by introducing generic versions of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How HIV Drugs Get Approved

...What Are the "Phases" of Clinical Trials? There are four phases of human clinical trials. These apply to all drugs, not just drugs for HIV/AIDS. If the results from any phase of testing are not good enough, the company will stop developing the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...blood pressure. Local skin reactions are also possible since it is given as an injection underneath the skin. If you are taking HIV drugs, you should contact your health care provider immediately if you have any of these symptoms. Opportunistic... Read more »

Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...of knowledge I could in order to stay ahead of this deadly virus, one that has a basic survival instinct not unlike my own. HIV drugs have changed the course of the epidemic in a relatively short time and have played a huge role in my survival.... Read more »

This site

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
When you log into this site have you noticed that you get a pop-up advertising an HIV drug? This site, for all the good it does and it does a great deal, is sponsored by drug companies. You have to take everything posted here with a grain of salt... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...untreated) would only be 1.4%, which is 4 to 6 times lower than the 6.7 to 8.8% mortality rate of HIV positives treated with anti-HIV drugs in the US and Canada. What more statistical evidence do you need that it is the AIDS medicines and not HIV... Read more »