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DOES ANTIVIRAL DRUG INTERFERE THE HIV ANTIBODY TEST(IFA)- AN ANXIOUS 26 YEAR OLD MALE

Hello Dr. Bob,Does antiviral drugs as of "FOSCARNET SODIUM INJECTION" AND "RECOMBINANT HURNAN INTERLEUKIN-2" interfere with the HIV antibody test? Would this postpone the development of antibody?I was on the above mentioned treatment in the 5th...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social... Read more »

HIV/AIDS, co-diagnosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, antivirals, toxic chemical exposure.

I am a Registered Nurse working in Australia in health promotion, education, information and... Read more »
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McGill University

A New Weapon in the War Against HIV-AIDS: Combined Antiviral and Targeted Chemotherapy

... A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Availability of Draft Guidance Re: Development of Antivirals for Chronic Hepatitis C, Including Coinfection With HIV

...announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled "Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Developing Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents for Treatment," which includes co-infection with HIV. At present, there are a large number of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Telaprevir Under Study for HIV/HCV Coinfection

...The investigational hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor telaprevir -- the furthest along of the new directly targeted antiviral agents -- is now being tested in HIV/HCV coinfected individuals. The drug has demonstrated good antiviral... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Other Antiviral Agents in Development

...inhibitors, there are candidates in development that inhibit additional targets: NS5a, alpha-glucosidase, and cyclophilin B. Other Antiviral Agents (oral) Product Manufacturer Status A-831 Arrow Therapeutics/Astra Zeneca Phase... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

Anyone have an update on the BYU cure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was published. Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down as current treatments do. And, unlike the expensive, drug cocktails 25 years of... Read more »

Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
...etc)? If so, please specify exact drugs and strength of drugs. 10. Are you on any pain medications or other drugs other than antiviral drugs? If so, please specify exact drugs and the strength of the drugs. 11. Do any of the drugs, especially... Read more »

valtrex

Posted by Smith, 1 Reply
... I think this is a new question . . . . Will valtrex (Valacyclovir) - a treatment for herpes and I believe an antiviral drug - impact hiv progression and therefore testing? I had a p24 antigen test and antibody test at 22 days post exposure,... Read more »