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Retroviral Drugs

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Ask the Experts

Retroviral drugs and HIV testing?

It seems that there are a number of people writing in doubting their NEG. status. Is it possible that the retroviral drugs that are making people non detectable are somehow simple changing the composition of the virus?Could this have mutated the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely.MH... Read more »

TAKING ANTI RETROVIRAL DRUGS

Tested and found HIV positive with a CD4 count of 525. Why are the doctors refusing to place me on... 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
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ranbaxy Receives Tentative FDA Approval to Produce Generic Version of Antiretroviral Retrovir for PEPFAR

FDA on Wednesday granted tentative approval to Indian generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy Laboratories to produce the antiretroviral drug zidovudine for inclusion in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , the Newark Star-Ledger reports.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

What Is Zidovudine? Who Should Take Zidovudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Zidovudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Appendices: Antiretroviral Drugs, Drug Combinations and Drug Resistance

These appendices contain more detailed information about currently available antiretroviral drugs and building treatment combinations. There are five appendices: Appendix A : an outline of the HIV life cycle that shows how the different classes of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) May Detect Drug Failure

Are your antiretroviral drugs being properly absorbed into your body in order to suppress HIV? If antiretroviral therapy is not working in an individual who is 100-percent adherent to the regimen, drug monitoring of antiretroviral drugs may... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sindrome Retroviral Agudo...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola,
Hace un mes y 10 dias tuve una relacion con sexo oral que creo fue de riesgo. A los 15 das de hice examenes generales, Elisa, herpes, hepatitis, sifilis, todos negativos. Hacia la cuarta semana tuve faringitis viral, fiebre, diarrea. Mucho... 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 »

Does this sound like Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

Posted by canadian1984, 2 Replies
I began an experience recently (October 2nd) for the first time in my life, with another guy. All we did is have unprotected oral sex, and once for a few minutes, protected anal sex. I know most people will say that I didn't have an exposure - but... Read more »

Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... Read more »