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New Hiv Drugs

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Ask the Experts

Access to new HIV drugs in 2010

What are the 2010 options for salvage patients? I have low t cells and I'm also dual-tropic. I would like to know if I can access any upcoming studies for patients in my situation?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I attempted to provide an update on where we are in the development of HIV medications that may help people like us who have multi drug resistance and may be in clinical decline. There is a small population of HIV+ Read more »

How good is this new hiv drug ???

Hi Dr Keith, how good is this new hiv drug ????thank you for your timeRossPanacos Pharmaceuticals... Read more »

Can my group medical insurance refuse to cover the new HIV drugs Ineed?

...Can my group medical insurance refuse to cover the new HIV drugs Ineed? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Mexico: Health Department Offers New HIV Drugs to Patients

The New Mexico Department of Health recently announced it has added three new drugs to the states HIV/AIDS Medications Program. Each of the drugs is an HIV treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration within the last six months, said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New HIV Drug OK'd for Sale in Canada

On Thursday, Tibotec Pharmaceuticals announced that Health Canada had approved its new HIV drug Prezista for sale in Canada. U.S. regulators approved it in June. In clinical studies, the protease inhibitor achieved a viral load reduction in 70... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon Health & Science University Doing Trial of New HIV Drug

...trial through Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, one of dozens of test sites worldwide. That work could put several new HIV drugs on the market in the next five years, said Dr. James Leggett, an infectious disease specialist with... Read more »
Search for a Cure

New HIV Drugs and Better Ways to Use the Old Ones

...not know how to use them. Today, there are 18 FDA approved antiretrovirals which we are learning how to use, and at least 25 new HIV drugs in the development pipeline, as well as a half dozen new treatment methods. Recently Approved by the FDA... Read more »
Connect With Others

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
I have been pos for some 20 odd years and am still without meds, I feel ignored by the hospitals in sweden where I live. My levels of cd4 and virus have been steadey for a long time and since -99 -00 they went down after an operation for overweight... Read more »

Help Develop New Drugs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I don't know how many of you guys have seen this: http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org. Basically, you install this program that runs in the background whenever your computer is on and uses spare processor power to process packages of information... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other... Read more »

rec drugs and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
salut! I have an ex who tested hiv + about 1.5 years ago. What troubles me is that he seems to be treating his body as if he does not have a serious disease. He uses ecstacy/cocain and now has tatooed his body. It almost seems like he has taken the... Read more »