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Nucleosides In Use For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

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 (NNRTIs or non-nukes) Fact Sheet 440 : protease inhibitors Fact Sheet 460 : attachment and fusion inhibitors Fact Sheet 470 : new classes of antiviral
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HIV Medication and formication

Can HIV medication cause formication (the sensation of crawling insects on the skin)? I'm taking Kivexa, Novir and Prezista. I've had this condition for a month and I've been taking the medication for 3 years. Body lice like scabies has been ruled...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.As far as I know (or PubMed search), formication is not a described side effect of any HIV medications per se. The symptoms of formication, such as tingling sensations, could be confused with other entities, such... Read more »


Hello from Sweden, I am 66 years, master swimmer got HIV from Asia 3 years ago Now first week on Stockrin and Kivexa, feels good. How dos it affect my sport as a swimmer, I feel tierd and not in good shape, and I have doubbled my exercise Can i do...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...There are scant data on the effects of HIV medications on athletic performance. However, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors have been linked to mitochondrial toxicity, Read more »

Aloe Vera, other exotic herbs and HIV

I am an HIV+ man and was reading about the benefits of Aloe Vera. I've read that it helps with the boost of the immune system and also the digestive tract. I take reyataz, truvada, and norvir contact and find that i have diarrhea more than I'd...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
... We used to use Aloe Vera in the 90's when we had no options to treat HIV besides nucleosides. It caused us to have diarrhea and GI upset and we saw no increases in CD4 cells at all. No data on this Read more »

Resistance abacavir/efavirenz?

Could it be some resistance between abacavir and sustiva?Thank you for your answer.
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...antivirals. Abac is a nucleoside, and sustiva is a non-nucleoside. As a result of being in two different classes, when/if HIV has a chance to develop resistance to one of these drugs, it would not also create cross resistance to the other drug.... Read more »
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Poster Session 22343: A Phase III, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Determine the Effectiveness and Tolerability of the Combination of Efavirenz and Indinavir (IDV) versus Indinavir in HIV-1 Infected Patients Receiving Nucleoside Analogue (NRTI) Therapy at 24 Weeks

...This study of 300 patients with at least 8 weeks of experience with nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) therapy compared the three drug combination of IDV plus 2 NRTIs (patient's choice) with Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development Development NNRTIs 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... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep your viral loadunder control by preventing the virus from reproducing (or making... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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DDC Bites the Dust

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...An HIV Drug Says Goodbye by Tim Horn July 27, 2006 (AIDSmeds)In a letter sent to doctors late last month, Roche Pharmaceuticals announced that it will be ending the sale and distribution Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States Read more »

Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »

Failed a Urinalysis

Posted by SDNavy, 4 Replies
Hey, I recently had a random urinalysis at work, and come to find out I failed it. I do not do illegal drugs, but I do take the meds my doctor have prescribed to me. I am getting mixed answers from various doctors as to wether or not my meds can... Read more »