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New Hiv Medication

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Ask the Experts

I am scared that companies are dropping new HIV medications

Nelson, I emailed you before and you told me there were a few medications in research for people with resistance to all meds. But I just heard that two companies abandoned their research. What does that mean for someone like me who is waiting for...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...to work. But I am hopeful that its drug (ibalizumab, a CD4 monoclonal antibody provided every two weeks) combined with other drugs like GSK's integrase or non nucleoside could help us if found to work after the current studies are done.PROGENICS... Read more »

New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Nutrient Deficiency Associated with New HIV Medication

...On October 26, 2001, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug for the treatment of HIV disease. Tenofovir (brand name Viread), the first in a new class of HIV medications called the nucleotide reverse transcriptase Read more »
The Body

Introduction: Why Do We Need a New Class of HIV Medications?

...material was developed independently through an unrestricted educational grant from Trimeris. Reason #1: Resistance to Current Drugs Treating HIV infection involves many challenges, including occasionally troublesome side effects and the... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The FDA Has Just Approved Lexiva, a New Anti-HIV Medication

...Pharmaceuticals. Lexiva is a prodrug of amprenavir, a protease inhibitor used to treat infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Lexiva is rapidly converted to amprenavir by cellular or serum phosphatases in the body. Lexiva should... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

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 »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...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 »