Risks Of Maraviroc
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UCLA School of MedicineI will start by making some general comments and then specifics regarding your situation. Anytime someone is "failing" their antiretroviral treatment it is worth defining whether that is because their viral load has rebounded, because... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Maraviroc is in a new class of anti-HIV drugs called "CCR5 Inhibitors." They target a very early stage in the infection process the cell-entry stage. These drugs have been in development for quite some time and maraviroc is primed to... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThe CCR5 receptor is a receptor on the CD4 T cell. It is used as a 2nd (or co-) receptor for HIV to enter the T cell. HIV may also use another co-receptor (called CXCR4) to enter the cell. Since maraviroc only blocks virus that use CCR5, it is... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThere is comparativey little info about use of CCR5 inhibitors like maraviroc for initial treatment of HIV infection. Since the success rates for initial therapy with current often simple (once daily ) regimens is now fairly high (often > 90%)... Read more »
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Posted by philfromoz, 1 ReplyIs Eviplera and Complera the same thing? Anyway I'm taking it and Maraviroc (Selzentry in the US and Celsentri elsewhere). I have been on Eviplera for 12 months and the Maraviroc was added in January. I have no idea why something wasn't working or... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing positive, but does low risk mean that the risk is virtually none? Thanx.
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Posted by optiplex, 2 RepliesWindow period should be same for all cases whether its high risk or low risk. There are cases where people got infected through low risk and came out clean even after high risk exposure.
virus cycle is going to be remain same in someone got infected... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply"Made out" (Sexual contact but no oral, anal, or unprotected sex, mostly deep kissing/sucking on nipple) with a girl who's sexual history has suddenly come into question when she mentioned in passing a few days ago her ex-boyfriend may have shown up... Read more »
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