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Protease Inhibitors Mechanism Of Action

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Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
There's a ton of information on thebody.com that describes how fusion inhibitors work. You might want to also check out www.fuzeon.com.If you're more into graphics, check out the video link in this message! It's very cool. <a... Read more »

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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Commission Approves Boehringer Ingelheim's Protease Inhibitor Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

The European Commission has approved Boehringer Ingelheim 's protease inhibitor Aptivus to be used in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir for HIV/AIDS patients who have become resistant to other drugs, Boehringer said on Wednesday,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec Experimental Protease Inhibitor Successfully Lowers Viral Loads of HIV Patients With Drug Resistance, Study Shows

A protease inhibitor produced by the Belgian pharmaceutical company Tibotec , a unit of Johnson &amp; Johnson, has shown success treating HIV-positive people who are resistant to other medications, researchers at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Boehringer Ingelheim's Protease Inhibitor Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

FDA on Wednesday approved Boehringer Ingelheim 's protease inhibitor Aptivus to be used in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir for HIV/AIDS patients who have become resistant to other drugs, Reuters reports. Boehringer on Wednesday said... Read more »
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lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued 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... Read more »

bone density loss due to protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Curious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials currently under way looking into this... Read more »

Hyperglycemia as a result of Protease Inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous
I found a product for reducing glucose levels. It is called Meishan Tea. They make 4 different kinds of tea and I have people that are showing tremendous results on all 4 kinds. However, the people that are presently taking the tea do not have AIDS.... Read more »

Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
Hi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.

This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »