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Selzentry

...for use in combination with other antiretroviral drugs in the treatment of HIV infection in 2007. This antiretroviral is the first oral entry inhibitor produced. The mechanism of how it works is unique among other approved antivirals -- it blocks a cell surface receptor called CCR5 -- which is one of two pathways that HIV uses on cell surfaces to attach to and subsequently enter cells. In someone who has a test showing their virus...
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HIV antivirals and Medicare Drug Plan

I am HIV positive and currently receiving SSDI benefits, and have been working through Social Security's "Return to Work" program for the past few years. However, my current position ends in May 2010 and so does the insurance provided through that...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...information for someone who calls on them for that drug company, and call that person. At the same time, contact your nearest AIDS service organization and ask about short-term use of your state's ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Those are... Read more »

DOES ANTIVIRAL DRUG INTERFERE THE HIV ANTIBODY TEST(IFA)- AN ANXIOUS 26 YEAR OLD MALE

Hello Dr. Bob,Does antiviral drugs as of "FOSCARNET SODIUM INJECTION" AND "RECOMBINANT HURNAN INTERLEUKIN-2" interfere with the HIV antibody test? Would this postpone the development of antibody?I was on the above mentioned treatment in the 5th...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first thing to do is find a different doctor, as this is not recommended treatment.Second, will these therapies affect your HIV antibody tests? No, they will not. You are, however, correct that although a 9-week negative test is encouraging, a... Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sometimes a cured disease leaves damaged tissue or cells behind. Sometimes the body fixes them over time; sometimes it doesn't. Antiviral drugs aren't completely fixing the immune system now, so we cannot demand that a cure will do it either. 4.... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sometimes a cured disease leaves damaged tissue or cells behind. Sometimes the body fixes them over time; sometimes it doesn't. Antiviral drugs aren't completely fixing the immune system now, so we cannot demand that a cure will do it either. 4.... Read more »
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Other Antiviral Agents in Development

...inhibitors, there are candidates in development that inhibit additional targets: NS5a, alpha-glucosidase, and cyclophilin B. Other Antiviral Agents (oral) Product Manufacturer Status A-831 Arrow Therapeutics/Astra Zeneca Phase... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer Formally Launch Company to Develop New HIV Treatments

...GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer on Tuesday formally launched ViiV Healthcare , a company focused on the development of new HIV treatments, Dow Jones Newswires/SmartMoney.com reports (11/3). "GSK was at the forefront of breakthroughs in HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions & Answers: Antiviral Drugs, 2009-2010 Flu Season

... Antiviral Recommendations General Information on Antiviral Drugs Antiviral Drugs and Children Influenza Antiviral Drugs and Flu Vaccine Antiviral Recommendations Background Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel to Consider Pfizer's Second-Line HIV Drug

... On April 24, the Food and Drug Administration's antiviral drugs advisory panel will review maraviroc, a new CCR5 antagonist candidate made by Pfizer. The agency said Thursday its panel will Read more »
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DUDE'S NEWS

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...Friday June 30 1:10 PM ET EU Committee Backs Glaxo HIV Drug LONDON (Reuters) - Glaxo Wellcome Plc, Britain's biggest drug company, said on Friday a European Union medical committee Read more »

Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
...etc)? If so, please specify exact drugs and strength of drugs. 10. Are you on any pain medications or other drugs other than antiviral drugs? If so, please specify exact drugs and the strength of the drugs. 11. Do any of the drugs, especially... Read more »