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New Medications For Hiv

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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
...http://www.koronispharma.com/KP1461forHIV.html ) also has a very interesting drug that makes the HIV develop mutations that may make it weaker when exposed to HIV medications, but the research on this drug has a long way to go before we think it... 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 »

Medical Coverage with New Diagnosis of HIV

I'm presently enrolled with KaiserPermanente in So. California. My Question is, could the... Read more »
Articles
The Body

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

...healthy immune system despite the low-level presence of HIV. In addition, researchers are always looking for combinations of HIV medications that can contain HIV for long periods of time despite this low-level presence. Once HIV is... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

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

...options include taking two pills twice daily, or taking one pill twice daily with ritonavir, Birnkrant said, noting that some anti-HIV medications may require as many as eight pills twice daily. "Pill burden-wise, [Lexiva] is somewhat of an... Read more »
The Body

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

Eric Daar, M.D., is Chief of the Division of HIV Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles. I'd like to provide an overview of the key... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Nutrient Deficiency Associated with New HIV Medication

...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 inhibitors, has the benefit of once-daily dosing as... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »