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...amount of your actual out-of-pocket cost up to $100 per drug, per month. Visit or call toll-free 1-866-961-7169 . ViiV Healthcare: MySupportCard -- All former GSK and Pfizer HIV drugs are covered (Combivir, Epivir, Epzicom, Lexiva, Rescriptor, Retrovir, Selzentry, Trizivir, Viracept, and Ziagen). This is still the easiest program to qualify for and to access, with no income criteria....
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Dear Dr. Frascino,I have been following the question+answers on the forum since I was diagnosed HIV+ close to 2 years ago. I particularly like the positiveness and good humor in your answers. Well, getting back to my case, I am 46 years old and was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...population! At this point all of us "virally enhanced" folks should remain optimistic that we might die from old age rather than old AIDS.How feasible is it for you to remain off treatment for five-six years? Well unfortunately I'm not a psychic... Read more »

new drugs

Hi, Dr Young, as i said before is beeing one month that i started treatment, my first cd4 count was 146 and my vl 64.000, las week i got the test result from my doctor and my cd4 went up to 280 and vl undetectible, no my question is if there any new...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...load means that your medications are very potent and very adequate for taking care of your virus.There's a lot of hope in the HIV pipeline-- the one drug that might get FDA approval this year is maraviroc, Pfizer's CCR5 coreceptor inhibitor. ... Read more »

what new meds are coming out?

Are there any new meds coming out soon with much less side effects? What we can expect from future treatments?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The major new meds in the pipeline for the next year involve 2 new classes; 1) HIV integrase inhibitor (Merck drug likely to be approved in 2007-side effect profile looks good though large long-term experience Read more »

New class coming soon.

Having been recently diagnosed and on HIV meds for the last 3 months (and doing great with Truvada/Lexiva/Norvir, btw), I was told that there is supposed to be a new drug class coming out in 2007. Do you know anything about this and when it is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES inhibitors-- the one closest to approval is maraviroc (produced by Pfizer). This group of medications prevents HIV entry into the cell and blocks a human protein that's required for the HIV life cycle. Expanded access might be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer HIV Drug Seems Safe for New Use -- FDA Staff

... On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration said Pfizer's HIV drug Selzentry appears to be "well tolerated" in patients with a certain variation of HIV-1 who have not yet begun taking medications. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. FDA Panel Backs Wider Use of Pfizer HIV Drug

...(CCR5) tropic HIV-1. Panelist Dr. Victoria Cargill, who heads minority research at the National Institutes of Health's Office of AIDS Research, voted for the new use. "We're not looking for the absolute best, we're looking for an option," she... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Drugmaker Seeks to Make, Sell Generic Version of Pfizer's HIV Drug

...Pfizer Inc. that it wants to make and sell a low-cost generic version of the U.S. company's [drug] maraviroc for treating the HIV infection under a so-called 'compulsory license' [CL]," Dow Jones Newswires/ Smart Money reports. "Natco Pharma's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GSK, Pfizer Announce Combined HIV/AIDS Drug Business

... Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer have announced that they will combine their HIV/AIDS drug businesses into a new, single company, the Wall Street Journal reports. Under the deal, GSK initially will hold 85% Read more »
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Posted by DUDE resumes on Monday. ``Most of the hopes this year are pinned on Trizivir, Glaxo's combination product (for HIV and AIDS),'' said Joanna Arbuthnot of Credit Lyonnais Securities. Agenerase is jostling for position against a range of... Read more »