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One A Day Hiv Meds

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new hiv meds 4 drugs in one pill taken once a day..

Hi Dr Ben,could you please tell me about this new 4 drugs in one pill, once a day... it sounds great.. when will it be out for general use ???thank you so much for your time..tim Gilead aims to start trials in 2009 of a new four-drugs-in-one-pill...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
hi Tim and thanks for your post.The so-called quad pill is indeed in development by Gilead-- it is a combination of the potential new boosting drug (ie, the long awaited replacement for Norvir) with Gilead's new integrase inhibitor and the... Read more »

One Day on Meds, One Day Off? Till Reinsured.

Greetings, I am loosing my CalCobra in a month (Sept 1st) and really can't afford the HIPAA... Read more »

stopping one med on 2 med regime

I am a 50 year old male and I thank you for your help with the Lactic Acidosis problem I had which... Read more »

HIV News & Views: Antiretroviral Pipeline Update; Give Your Inner Critic a Break; "Day One With HIV"; and More

HIV News & Views, April 18, 2013 - April 18, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Philip D.: My Inner Critic Takes a Holiday ... Read more »

Taking Your First HIV Med With the Encouragement of a Loved One

I lost my partner to AIDS in 1994. I was still negative. I volunteered for AIDS organizations and lost so many friends. I saw all the experimental medications come and the toll it took on all their lives. So the day I was diagnosed as positive I... Read more »

One-a-Day HIV Treatments: How Do They Compare? (Infographic)

Just one pill a day to control HIV? This once-fanciful idea became a reality in 2006, when Atripla was approved as the first single-tablet HIV medication regimen in the U.S. A single-tablet regimen (STR) contains meds from different drug classes and... Read more »

Day One With HIV: 19 Years Ago Today, "I Was Given What I Thought Was a Death Sentence"

Gina Marie Brown Gina posted these words as a Facebook status update on the 19th anniversary of her HIV diagnosis. We're honored to be able to repost them here on On this day in 1994, I was given what I thought was a death... Read more »
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Questions: Smell and taste..can just a week of meds make one feel better?

Posted by mom2w, 2 Replies

I am new. I just posted today July, 23, 2013 in the "My Loved One has HIV/AIDS.

I'll note again, my son, called W, is aware I have joined this group and will be will be joining. In the meantime, he asked me to contact you with some questions. His... Read more »

Having one of those days...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello everyone,
this is one of those days, of many more I guess, I am facing my fears and sense of inadequacy. I established a rule for myself, a sort of alarm handle you can pull when you are tired of being on that wagon. The deal is: you have to... Read more »

How often do you have "one of those days?"

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
It's been a few weeks since I've shed any tears or had any significant anxiety over my diagnosis/condition but today was one of those difficult days. Nothing like some of the earlier ones, but I have felt somewhat overwhelmed by it all. Maybe it's... Read more »

HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I have known of my positive status for two years now. I was put on Epivir, Viread, and Sustiva in February of 2004. My labs are good, and I feel great, as my viral load is almost undetectable. This summer I have had some problems with... Read more »