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Newest Types Of Antiretroviral Drug Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating retroviral infections like HIV with drugs. The drugs do not kill the virus. However, they slow down the growth of the virus. When the virus is slowed down, so is HIV disease. Antiretroviral drugs are referred to as ARV. ARV therapy is referred to as ART. What Is the HIV Life Cycle? There are several steps in the HIV life cycle. (See Fact Sheet 106 for a diagram.) Free virus...
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ED and HIV (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I am currently on a regiment of Norvir, Reyataz & Truvada. My internist told me that I could not be on any ED drugs while on this regiment. I did try a sample of Cialis and it worked beautifully with no side effects. I pased this information on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...again be very happy and very soon.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bobs it ok to take ED meds while on HIV meds? (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010) Dec 3, 2010Hi Dr. Robert hope all is well with you during these holidays. My question and I'm sure... Read more »

Is it ok to take ED meds while on HIV meds? (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

Hi Dr. Robert hope all is well with you during these holidays. My question and I'm sure you have had your fair of this question is I am currently on Isentress, Norvir and Reyataz and also take libitor for my cholystrol levels. Is it ok to take...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...laboratory studies (free testosterone level, etc.) and discuss any potential drug-drug interactions. You didn't mention which antiretrovirals you are currently taking. Consequently I can't provide you with drug interaction information. I will... Read more »

ED med and HIV med interaction (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010)

I'm currently on Viramune and Truvada and I've been having problems getting an erection. My doctor prescribed cialis 10mg but it does not seem to work that well. If I take 20mg it works fine. Is there an interaction between my HIV meds and ED...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your HIV physician specialist will help guide your dose.Good luck. Happy Holidays.Dr. BobED and HIV (USE OF ED DRUGS WHILE ON ANTIRETROVIRALS, 2010) Dec 12, 2010I am currently on a regiment of Norvir, Reyataz & Truvada. My internist told me that... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2009IntroductionRight from the early years of the epidemic, researchers have recognized that HIV can affect the brain. Before effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), people with AIDS were susceptible to a variety of opportunistic infections of... Read more »
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HIV Antiretroviral Agents in Development

...formulations, reformulations or coformulations of antiretroviral drugs in pharmacologic circulation. Given the abundance of antiretroviral agents, it is hard to believe that new drugs are still needed for HIV treatment. However, there remain many... Read more »
AIDSinfo

What's New in the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...>500 cells/mm 3 , most panel members also recommend starting ART within 8 weeks of TB therapy (BIII) . Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Agents A new table format provides clinicians with a list of the most common and/or severe known... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...together, the manufacturer has combined them into one tablet. Epzicom was approved by the FDA on August 2, 2004, for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection in adults. Epzicom should be used in combination with... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...the FDA on December 6, 1995, and saquinavir was approved by the FDA on November 7, 1997. Both are approved for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection.Although the two drugs are very similar, saquinavir mesylate... Read more »
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Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn10511-are-we-prescribing-hiv-drugs-properly.html Are We Prescribing HIV Drugs Properly? In cash-starved regions of the world, deciding who should get anti-retroviral drugs for HIV is a tough call. Now it... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...and Asians, particularly men. In Ukraine, nearly all patients are white, almost half are women, and most are younger than 25. Antiretroviral medications have only recently become available in Kiev; the prognosis for the many HIV-infected... Read more »