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Retroviral Drugs

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TAKING ANTI RETROVIRAL DRUGS

Tested and found HIV positive with a CD4 count of 525. Why are the doctors refusing to place me on treatment? Why do they wait until a CD4 count is less than 200. Why can't they start treatment when they discover that a person is HIV positive.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...more likely to have a side effect from treatment or develop resistance (handicapping future therapy) then to benefit from antiretroviral therapy. Close monitoring by an HIV specialist and attention to other health issues in the meantime works... Read more »

Retroviral drugs and HIV testing?

...doubting their NEG. status. Is it possible that the retroviral drugs that are making people non... Read more »

Drugs - Combivir and Retrovir

Kindly explain to me the treatment that I am about to take - Combivir and Retrovir and their side... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...taken by mouth and in liquid form that is given by intravenous infusion into a vein. Zidovudine has been combined with other antiretroviral drugs in single tablet form. Lamivudine and zidovudine are available in a single tablet called Combivir.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Dosing Recommendations Retrovir (Zidovudine) Syrup for HIV-Infected Infants

On November 6, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved revised pediatric dosing recommendations that expand dosing to include children starting treatment at four weeks of age. The revised label contains the following recommendation: ... Read more »
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Sindrome Retroviral Agudo...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...debajo de la amigdala y otro ms pequeo ms abajo, cerca de la clavcula. Estoy aterrorizado. Que hago??? Si no fuera una sindorme retroviral agudo, a que se pueden deber esos ganglios. Es comn? Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths for people... Read more »

ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs ( very advanced for their time). The... Read more »