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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact
Ask the Experts

Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Since acyclovir has no activity against HIV, there's no reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safely enjoy a sacred genocide! Isn't it time we all helped these misguided folks come to their senses? Not only because of HIV/AIDS and lies about condom efficacy, but for the common good of all mankind as well! I'll reprint the question you... Read more »
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The Body

ICAAC/IDSA 2008 Highlights: Eric Daar, M.D., Summarizes New Studies on HIV Medications

...talk about a variety of different issues surrounding, or related to, infectious diseases, including a heavy focus on HIV and AIDS. Eric Daar, M.D. Many things have been presented at this meeting that are of interest, but I think... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Growing Concern Over Counterfeit Drugs, Including Some HIV/AIDS Medications

...examined the growing problem of counterfeit prescription drugs, including some medications used to treat people living with HIV/AIDS. Although the FDA says that the U.S. pharmaceutical supply is the "safest in the world," recent seizures of... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: State-of-the-Art: HIV/AIDS Medications for the Treatment Experienced

...Adolescents , developed by the DHHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents -- a working group of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) Panel's Recommendations: In treatment-experienced patients with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CMS Medicare Prescription Drug Formularies to Cover Nearly All HIV/AIDS-Related Medications

...said it is requiring Medicare prescription drug plans to cover "all or substantially all" drugs in six categories, including HIV/AIDS-related medications, CQ HealthBeat reports ( CQ HealthBeat , 6/13). Medicare beneficiaries without existing... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT researchers doing... Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT researchers doing... Read more »