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Protease Inhibitors And Hiv

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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... Read more »

what is HIV PROTEASE INHIBITORS.

In taking hydroxyzine pam 25 mg,it states if you are on HIV Protease inhibitors, not to use. What... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

FDA Approves a Once-Daily Protease Inhibitor for HIV Infection

...patients who had previously received other anti-retroviral therapy. A significant safety concern commonly observed with the use of protease inhibitors is hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol). Reyataz appears to have minimal impact on lipid... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adding HIV Protease Inhibitors to Rifampin Leads to Adverse Effects

... Mixing the TB antibiotic rifampin with a protease inhibitor combination, ritonavir-boosted atazanavir, could cause hepatotoxicity and gastrointestinal intolerance in TB-HIV co-infected Read more »
The Body PRO

Clinical Trials of HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors

...most "lipid friendly" protease inhibitor and also the protease inhibitor that maintains a better "residual activity" when other protease inhibitors have failed; so it is usually used in salvage combination regimens for patients experiencing... Read more »
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lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started growing breasts and huge amount of fat in the stomache area...infact, my entire torso... Read more »

Hi, I am new here!

Posted by Christine_in_CA, 4 Replies
...and live in California. Fairly healthy, other than a bit of chronic stuff and a bit of fatigue right now. Am ready for more HIV friends and like to travel as well to meet new people. I am in a good state of mind right now, and I hope it lasts!... Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...years of work that has tracked the incidence of the diseases of ageing in those with HIV. Those studies have found that HIV and Protease Inhibitors both make more likely that a person with HIV will get age related cancers, Alzheimer's, kidney... Read more »

DUDE'S NEWS

Posted by DUDE
...drug company, said on Friday a European Union medical committee had recommended approval of Agenerase, the company's first protease inhibitor drug for HIV treatment. Analysts said the decision, which came after the stock market close, was... Read more »