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Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor

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Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

... Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nucleoside Analogs (Nukes) in Development Nukes No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors...: attachment and fusion inhibitors Fact Sheet 470 : new classes of antiviral drugs Fact Sheet 480 : immune therapies These drugs have not been approved...
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Type II meds

I am Bhushan from India. HIV + (type II) . Asymtomatic. Recent CD4 count is 343. Gradual decrease seen. Jan 2003-count was 496. In 2004 count was 456. In 2008 480. Please advice when to start medicines. Are type II meds different? from type I?I dont...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...etravirine), and fusion inhibitors (enfuvirtide). The activity of CCR5 antagonists (maraviroc) has not been studied.So NRTIs (nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors), protease inhibitors and integrase inhibitors are active against... Read more »

Alternatives to Genotype Prescribed Truvada, Rayataz, and Norvir

My physician did a genotype on me for resistance to HAART meds, finding that Sustiva would not be tenable as part of my regimen. Instead my doctor put me on Truvada, Reyataz, and Norvir. I am extremely reluctant to take any of them due to...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...concern due to the way that medication labels are written in the US. Truvada is part of a class of medications called NRTIs (nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors). There are 8 medicines and 5 combination tablets that contain... Read more »

HOW HIGH CAN V.L. GO ?

I JUST GOT NEWS OF MY VL AT 760,000 HOW HIGH CAN IT GO ? BEFORE THERE IS NOTHINGTO BE DONE.IAM NOT TAKING ANY MEDS FOR THE VL. WILL ALSO LIKE TO KNOW WHAT IS : ZERIT ? THANK YOU.
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...that includes at least one protease inhibitor. As for your last question, Zerit is the brand name for d4T (stavudine). It's a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and a good one. But it's going to take more than Zerit alone to... Read more »

feeling weak and hopeless

Goodmorning Dr. I'm Angelo writing from Goa, India Please please I need your help to put myself right back to a healthier and happy life. In feb.2005 I started my first regimen caled Triomune(lamaudine, stauvdine, Nevimune)With this I really felt on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...completely.2.You've continued on stavudine (D4T) as one of the antiretrovirals in your regimen. D4T is a thymidine analog nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor drug that has been linked to lipoatrophy (loss of fat in the face, buttocks and... Read more »
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Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

...No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 440 : protease inhibitors Fact Sheet 460 :... Read more »
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Zalcitabine (Hivid, ddC)

...antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was manufactured by Roche. ddC was also known as zalcitabine or dideoxycytidine. ddC was a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, or nuke. ddC was approved in 1992 as an antiretroviral drug (ARV) for... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors in Development

...Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

...No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Abacavir (ziagen) * Tenofovir (viread) * Emtriva (emtricitabine) Health care providers can prescribe non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), such as * Delavridine (Rescriptor) * Nevirapine (Viramune) *... Read more »

Lab, med change, confusion

Posted by kaplan08, 2 Replies
Labs of last year have shown a vload range between <400 and 793, with <400 being most recent; CD4 percentage range from 31% to 34%, with 33% being most recent. Taking only Viramune and Combivir -a test has recently shown resistance to... Read more »

DDC Bites the Dust

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Pharmaceuticals announced that it will be ending the sale and distribution of Hivid (zalcitabine, also known as ddC), a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) originally approved in 1992. The tablets will not be available in U.S.... Read more »

Prezista - New PI designed for Resistant Virus

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...in J&J's HIV franchise, which aims to combat HIV drug resistance Prezista will be followed by TMC125, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor typically used in combination with other drugs expected to be launched in late 2008. That... Read more »