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Missing A Dosage Of Antiretroviral Meds

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Undetectable, unprotected sex. But missed meds 3 days in row

I am or was undetectable. I did not take enough medications with me while I was on vacation, therefore I ran out before getting back home. Problem I have is that I had unprotected vaginal sex with my girlfriend several times over a weeks time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Treatment interruption is never a good idea. Most HIV drugs have a reasonably long half-life. Sustiva has a very long half-life. Hopefully you did no harm by missing three days of your treatment, but I have no way of absolutely confirming that is... Read more »

Atripla missed dosage(s)

I been on Atripla since October 2013 when i first found out about being poz on Sept 16 2013. I now... Read more »

Is it ok to take ED meds while on HIV meds? (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Robert hope all is well with you during these holidays. My question and I'm sure you... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Misses WHO's 3 by 5 Target of Providing 120,000 People With Antiretrovirals in 2005

Zimbabwe in 2005 missed the World Health Organization 's target of providing 120,000 HIV/AIDS patients with antiretroviral drugs under the organization's 3 by 5 Initiative , Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency, 1/3). The initiative aims... Read more »
HIV i-Base

WHO 2013 Guidelines: What About the Missing Formulations?

The launch of the WHO "Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing HIV infection" at IAS 2013 caused quite a stir. 1 Glimpses of the top line recommendations in the run up to their release provoked much... Read more »
Treatment Action Group and HIV i-Base

The Pediatric Antiretroviral Pipeline

Table of Contents Introduction What to Start With? Recent Changes Ones to Watch: The Innovator Pipeline Further Along the Pipeline, and One That Got Stuck What to Expect in the Future The Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative References... Read more »
Insight Medical Communications Inc.

Update on Antiretroviral Treatment Failure and the Management of Treatment-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients

Abstract Despite advances in the management of persons living with HIV, and the remarkable improvements in morbidity and mortality, treatment failure still occurs. With failure, the virus becomes increasingly resistant not only to the... Read more »
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Missing on a dose

Posted by hivstudent, 1 Reply
I am on Kivexa(Epz) and Isentrees (twice a day), I take the Isentress one at 10:30am and one at 10:30pm with the Kivexa, I always try my best to be right on time, but today this morning for some reason I could not wake up to the alarm, and I missed... Read more »

Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is so good to be back, I and my husband have been very busy with blood work, trying to get a head doc---long, long waiting list for that with an HMO, and just dealing with life in general. Also we went to the Northern Lights ALternatives, which... Read more »

"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral) drive

Originally, it seemingly appeared that anyone infected with HIV would progress to disease and die. This has long since been realized to no longer be true. We have individuals all over the... Read more »

More on New Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Merck, Gilead Release Strong Findings From Clinical Trials of Experimental Integrase Inhibitor Antiretroviral Drugs

February 9, 2006

Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck and Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences on Wednesday at the 13th... Read more »