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Protease Inhibitor Cocktail For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Protease Inhibitors in Development

... Protease Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors in Development PIs 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)
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protease inhibitors

Dear Mr. Sowadsky; Please describe Protease Inhibitors, how they work, and their role in drug cocktail therapy.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...issues that it's too long to answer in thisforum. However, a good written source for your questions is in a bookletentitled, "Protease Inhibitors: A New Family of Drugs for the Treatment ofHIV Infection. What they are, how they work, when to... Read more »

HIV protease inhibitors

Could you tell me the spectrum of activity and the mechanism of resistance for the antimicrobial HIV protease inhibitors (Ex: Indinavir)and do they work with gram positve/gram negative bacteria. What bacteria does it work against. Or what sites I...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...The HIV protease inhibitor selectively blocks the protease enzyme and prevents an infected cell from producing infectious HIV. Resistance develops when Read more »

are protease inhibitors the cause of lypoatrophy or is hiv

the same as title. is lypoatrophy a side effect of using protease inhibitors or is lypoatrophy a direct cause, oi, of being hiv positive. i am trying to determine whether the treatment providers have some responsibility for the costs of treating...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...count--those factors have been linked to fat loss. Certain HIV drugs (most notably D4T and AZT) have been linked to fat loss. Protease inhibitors may be linked but the connection is less clear and may vary by drug and genetic background of the... Read more »

switching from norvir & azt & protease inhibitors

DEAR DR. LEE, i have all the adverse side effects of norvir and found dictionary.com as a site to give me their definitions. now, i know that adverse side effects can and are caused by everything & companies put contradictory side effects down:...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
... The side effects which occur with the protease inhibitors (or other medications) are sometimes very uncomfortable or even harmful. Certainly each individual must weigh the pluses (controlling Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Confirms that Protease Inhibitor Cocktail Can Delay HIV Disease Progression and Death

...combination with zidovudine (ZDV) and lamivudine (3TC), as compared to ZDV plus 3TC. Recent data showing the dramatic effectiveness of protease inhibitors in lowering viral burden have led to their widespread use in combination with other AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Approves First Once-Daily Protease Inhibitor for AIDS

...dose of two pills, taken with food -- in addition to whatever older medications patients take as part of their daily cocktail. Protease inhibitors -- powerful type of drug that revolutionized HIV care in the mid 1990s -- taken with older AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Label Information Affecting All Approved Protease Inhibitors for Treatment of HIV

... The approved protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV-1 infection now all include the following drug-drug interaction information: Revatio (sildenafil) Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study Says

...Similarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated with the drugs, according to a study published... Read more »
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Looking for people using drug cocktails

Posted by Anonymous
...am a graduate student at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. I am working on a story about reactions to drug cocktails and protease inhibitors. If you have had a positive reaction, for example, your T-cell count has gone up after taking them,... Read more »

AIDS Treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AIDS Drugs May Cause Other Illnesses Research* Strokes and coronary disease are linked to powerful protease inhibitors, some doctors suspect. By JANE E. ALLEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER The powerful drug cocktails that have enabled AIDS patients to Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at: http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm While using the SI model in the Read more »

The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
..."He came back with their worldview that all the drugs are evil," Donnelly remembers. "So not only did he not go on any of the cocktails, he also stopped his PCP and MAI prophylaxis. He promptly got PCP for the fourth time, and still didn't... Read more »