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Retroviral Therapy

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Ask the Experts

Long Term Anti-Retroviral Therapy

...Have there been any studies regarding long term use of anti-retroviral therapy? I have been on the same regimen (Combivir and Sustiva) for almost seven years.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
We now have information to show that people who experience good levels of virologic suppression shortly after starting HAART will almost always maintain this suppression after 7-8 years. Further, there does not seem to be any long-term toxicity of... Read more »


My wife tested + three months ago. She has been prscribed Duovir and Efavir. I have heard there is... Read more »

clenbuterol and retroviral treatment.

hi I have just started my HIV treatment lopinavir ritonavir combine with emicitrabine tefonovir. I... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: A Large International HIV/AIDS Study Comparing Two Strategies for Management of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (The SMART Study)

...The related SMART study news release can be found here . What is the SMART Trial? The Strategies for Management of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (SMART) trial is a large international trial designed to determine which of two distinct HIV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HAART (Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy)

...Protease-Sparing Regimen A Two-Class-Sparing All-Nukes Regimen The Kitchen-Sink Regimen A Kinder, Simpler Regimen: Once-Daily Therapy Drug Interactions Continuing Treatment: Making it Work Long-Term Changing Treatment Stopping... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Immune-Based Therapies at the Retrovirus Conference

...antiretrovirals. The field of IBTs offers hope that researchers can develop strategies allowing people with HIV to delay or interrupt antiretroviral therapy, ideally reducing drug resistance problems and side effects due to HAART (highly active... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Combined ARV, Antibiotic Treatment Could Reduce HIV Mortality Among Patients in Resource-Limited Settings, Study Finds

...reports (Nyaira, 3/29). "The observational study analyzed 3,179 Ugandan and Zimbabwean participants from the Development of Anti-Retroviral Therapy in Africa (DART) trial, conducted by the MRC in Uganda and Zimbabwe, for almost five years,"... Read more »
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dosing schedule adjustment

Posted by pozartistsd, 1 Reply
...without fear of developing resistance. I know i'm way overthinking this!!!! I've been 100% compliant so far - I started anti-retroviral therapy 8 months ago. also another weird (related) thought: If your body has a higher level of drugs in... Read more »

oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...much acid as they get older. In other words, he said you are more prone to indigestion as you age. I told him I am on anti-retroviral therapy but he didn't seem to think that is the cause. He told me to just keep taking the "proton pump"... Read more »