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New Hiv Meds

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new hiv med Raltegravir looks good and is the future of hiv meds

Dr Bob, l read there is a new hiv drug on the market which is early in its stage called raltegravir and its a integrase inhibitor, a nother name for it could be isentress, the drug has no reported side effects... Dr Bob what do you know about this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What do I know about Isentress (raltegravir)?? Well, I know it quite well. In fact, I just swallowed one!Isentress is indeed an inhibitor of the HIV-1 integrase enzyme. This is a novel new mechanism of action for antiretroviral agents. It is... Read more »

New HIV meds/blocking entry

I know about the new meds for HIV that are in trials and the title for them entry inhibitors. I... Read more »

New hiv-meds, close to cure?

Hi Brian, John, Keith.What are fusion-inhibitors, zincvingers-inhibitors and... Read more »

Choosing Alcohol Over HIV Meds? New Study Examines Why People With HIV Skip Treatment When Drinking

Half of HIV-positive individuals who are on treatment and drink alcohol skip taking their HIV medications on purpose, under the erroneous belief that mixing antiretrovirals and alcohol is harmful, according to a prospective study presented at 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 »
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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 »

New Health Plan? 5 Tips on How to Get Your HIV Meds on Time

If getting your HIV medications on time through your new health insurance plan worries you, you may have to take a more active role in making sure you get your meds into your hands. With many people in the U.S. changing to new plans under the... Read more »
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new meds

Posted by sue67, 4 Replies
Hi, I am a hetro mother of 2 married 12 yrs. I was diagnosed HIV+ when I was pregnant with my son in 92, both my children and my husband are negative. When I was diagnosed I told all of my closest "friends"......I dont hear from them anymore.
Here... Read more »

New city, New job, New HIV status...too much.

Posted by Nathan, 3 Replies
So... I am 4 days into knowing I am positive, 5 months in a new part of the country and obviously in a new job.
I have made a couple of friends, feeling things out in a new city, trying to plant roots and to start a new chapter...

Well... Didn't... Read more »

new meds in development as of Dec. 2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted this to the "Living with HIV" group but thought this group would be interested in it, too. It was released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in December, 2002:

Here's the release:


83 NEW... Read more »

new to meds/memory problems

Posted by just4247, 2 Replies
hi new to the bulletin boards
i've been positive for about 12 years but only started meds about a year and half ago. doing good. undetectable but have been showing signs of mild cognitive memory impairment. just curious to know if anyone else... Read more »