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Name Classification Of Hiv Drugs

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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can kill the HIV virus, but each class slows down the multiplication of the virus (replication) in a particular way. Combination medications: Some manufacturers have combined more than one drug into a single...
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Classification of HIV meds

I am currently researching on my own some of the different medications out there for people with HIV. However, I am becoming a little confused about the different classifications. I do know that Haart drugs are NNRTIs, NRTIs, PI, Fusion Inhibitors...
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
The answers to these questions are available on the TheBody website.... Read more »

HIV vs. AIDS classification

I recently attended an educational group where the speaker said this, "If your CD4 count is ever below 500, you're considered medically an AIDS case, and not just an HIV-positive patient."Is this true or false?...
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
Never heard that before and don't know why they would have said that.... Read more »

HIPPA and drug name disclosure

My mail order script company disclose the name of three medications that I am taking for three separate conditions to a corporate HR rep who then shared the info. with my HR manager. I was having difficulty getting my scripts so I reached out to the...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
It's certainly possible. However, I'm concerned by your statement that you reached out to the pharmacy "and HR." Did you sign anything that gave HR the right to talk to your pharmacy plan administrator in order to resolve the... Read more »

European classification

The classification of defining aids in the united states is a cd4 @ 200 or below , my question is what is the European classification of defining aids thanks, jerry...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
The same list of opportunistic diseases and tumours but no CD4 criteria. This is because we have universal state coverage in europe. An AIDS diagnosis is required to access many state/government services in the US. I think its called shutting the... Read more »
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