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Pediatric Hiv Medications

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Approves Bill Requiring Pediatric Testing of Drugs, Including HIV/AIDS Medications

The House on Wednesday approved by voice vote a bill (HR 2857 ) that would require pharmaceutical companies to test the safety of their products, including HIV/AIDS medications, in children, the AP/Houston Chronicle reports (Abrams, AP/Houston... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Signs Bill Requiring Pediatric Testing of Drugs, Including HIV/AIDS Medications

President Bush on Wednesday signed into law a bill (S 650 ) that requires pharmaceutical companies to test the safety of their products in children, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports (AP/Long Island Newsday , 12/3). The law codifies a... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Intelence (Etravirine): Pediatric Dosing Recommendations and New Scored 25 mg Tablet for Pediatric Dosing

On March, 26, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved dosing recommendations for INTELENCE┬« (etravirine) for treatment-experienced pediatric patients 6 to 18 years of age and weighing at least 16 kg. In addition a new scored 25 mg tablet... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pediatric HIV

Hi Doctor,About 3 hours ago my 14 daughter was diagnosed with HIV. The test was part of a routine blood workup prior to surgery for a deviated septum. I adopted her from a Romanian orphanage in 1991,she was age 2. An HIV test in Romania and another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Mom,First off, never believe a single test result. It might have been a "false positive." Although, here in the US, positive HIV ELISA tests should always be confirmed with Western Blot tests before test results are released!... Read more »

Information on Pediatric HIV+

I have searched the web over and over, but I can't find a site that answers the same questions adults ask, answered for for HIV+ children. I have 2 adopted (both *) and a 14 year old foster HIV+ children on HAART and i have so many questions....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your pediatric HIV physician specialist should be your best source of specific information, as he knows the children and has access to all their medical records, laboratory tests, physical-examination findings, etc. If you are unhappy with your... Read more »

pediatric hearing loss in hiv+ child

My nine year old son who has Aids and is on epivir,bactrim and zerit has a recently discovered 50 hearing loss. Other than CMV can there be another cause related to the virus or his medications? His Birth Mother did use street drugs ,particularly...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
I am not aware of any ototoxicity induced by antiretroviral therapy; these agents can cause neuropathy so you should check to be sure that that the hearing loss is not sensorineural; there are many causes for eye problems in HIV infected... Read more »

pediatric HIV

My adopted daughter is HIV positive from birth (her mother died of "a prolonged illness" and the baby tested positive at 22 months of age), she is from Malawi, Africa and we are now living with her in Canada. She has been severely...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Alice's Mommy,Congratulations on having what sounds like a wonderful little girl. I will preface my comments by saying that it sounds like she is now thriving and on the path towards what should be a long and healthy life with what sounds... Read more »
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Posted by Anonymous

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
International Program Officer

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks an international
Program Officer to administer our growing programs in developing
countries. These programs are focused on... Read more »

pediatric aids discussion group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know of any online pediatric aids discussion groups/forums for parents? Read more »

HIV Medications

Posted by BoyDave, 3 Replies
Does anyone have to pay (cash) for their HIV medications? If so I need some advice. I'm taking Truvada, Reyataz & Norvir. Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative.

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