The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

New HIV Drugs On The Market

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bloomberg Reports on Challenges of Bringing New HIV Drugs to Market

"Three decades after the discovery of the virus that causes AIDS, there are 31 drugs on the market that have helped turn HIV from a death sentence into a manageable disease in the developed world. Only six were approved after 2004," Bloomberg ... Read more »
Housing Works

Underground Market for HIV Meds: The New "War on Drugs?"

Could the underground sales of HIV medications could become a new extension of the "War on Drugs?" This week, three different news stories ran in NYC press about the underground market of HIV drugs being sold, mostly to reach shores outside of the... Read more »

The New Black Market: Selling HIV Meds for Cash

There's a new drug trade in town: selling HIV medications. In Washington Heights, a Manhattan neighborhood, officials are seeing a growing number of HIV-positive individuals selling their meds. This growing trend of trading health for much-needed... Read more »
Ask the Experts

New Hiv SPD 754 and TMC 114? When will these hit the market?

Dr. Young,How long until these agents hit the market? ThanksNormanNew HIV Antiretrovirals SPD 754 and TMC 114 Discussed in Late Breaker SessionsTwo promising new antiretroviral drugs in early stages of clinical trials were discussed in a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
It will be some time-- assuming that the drugs don't hit any hurdles (a big if for any investigational drug), it might take between 12-18 months for a successful phase II drug to see approval for use by the FDA. BY... Read more »

Governor Elect Wohl- California. The Next five drugs that might hit the market soon?

Dr. and Governor Elect Wohl- California,Well why not? I'm sure you be better than any of these idiots running for office here. But seriously, Dave can you please tell me what five drugs seem to be arousing the most curiousity and will hit the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks but I bet you are just saying that because Adrianna has bowed out.It is difficult to predict which drugs will make it all the way to FDA approval but we will probably see the following:Fosamprenavir - this is a pro-drug of the protease... Read more »

Why are Videx and Zerit still even on the market when we now have much better options?

I am married to a wonderful, loving man who lost a brother to AIDS in 1995. My husband says that when his brother was diagnosed in the late 80's/early 90's, the only treatments that were available were AZT, ddI, and ddC, and just before...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Zerit, Videx, and AZT are not as commonly used in the United States because most clinicians understand that better drugs are available. These medications are sometimes prescribed by clinicians who have not kept up with advances in treatment.... Read more »

when we can expect first therupetic vaccine to come in market?

i have been on meds for almost 2 weeks and feel as if its already been decade popping up that poison every day,it makes me feel depressed and sick, recently i read about developements in field of immunotherapy and therupetic vaccines of different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. No conspiracy or intentional lethargic attitude. It's just extremely difficult to produce either a preventative or therapeutic vaccine against a virus like HIV. There have been some recent promising developments but realistically I... Read more »
Connect With Others

new drugs overview (by a rookie), and comments

Posted by Anonymous
Many of you are much sharper about emerging hiv medications than I am...

Is this is good overview of some of the good emerging options??

I see two exciting classes of drugs. By this I mean they seem to show good efficacy in diminishing the viral load... Read more »

NYC Director, Communications & Marketing

Posted by Anonymous
LIFEbeat, the Music Industry Fights AIDS

Director, Communications & Marketing
LIFEbeat, the Music Industry Fights AIDS, seeks a communications/marketing professional to oversee unique music-based HIV prevention PSA campaign, PR, and marketing... Read more »

Sales & Marketing - Music CD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Artists Against AIDS USA is seeking individuals wishing to supplement their income (preferably those with HIV/AIDS and on disability) by selling our CD compilations titled "Soundtrack for the SOUL" produced by Yonas Media & AAAUSA (Joe Wilson,... Read more »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Don't Let TMC114 Cost More Than Kaletra, Advocates Urge

We may be only days away from an announcement that the U.S. has approved a
new HIV medication: TMC114 (darunavir), a protease inhibitor that may be
especially helpful for people with... Read more »