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Running out of options in Hudson County

Dear Doctor:I've been HIV+ coming into my 24th year. I have been on Kaletra, Sustiva and Epivir for a year and a half. Before taking the medication I've mentioned my T-cell count was 340 with a 50,000 viral load. As of today my counts are...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
In order to attempt to answer your question, or any like it, one would need to know more information regarding your previous treatment history, what your viral load response was to previous therapy, as well as results of any resistance testing that... Read more »

Running out of medication options

my brother has been HIV infected for 25 yrs. His virus is resistant to all drugs except the new... Read more »

follow-up question (Running out of medication options)

Thanks for your response. My brother discussed tiprinavir/norvir, etravirine, and raltegravir (he... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Running Out of Medicine: TennCare Patients Check Options

Effective Monday, Aug. 1, about 288,000 Tennessee residents will no longer receive prescription drug coverage through TennCare. For those remaining on the program, a limit of five prescriptions per month will be imposed; no more than two may be... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

New Integrase Inhibitor Tivicay (Dolutegravir) Approved for Treatment of HIV by FDA

On Aug. 12, Tivicay (dolutegravir) was approved as a first-line and second-line HIV treatment option, according to a news release by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . Tivicay is an integrase inhibitor taken as a once-daily pill. ... Read more »
TheBody.com

FDA Approves Complera (Edurant + Truvada), a Second "All-in-One" Option for First-Line HIV Treatment

When it comes to single-pill HIV treatment regimens in the U.S., Atripla is no longer the only game in town. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved Complera, a once-daily tablet that contains Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) and the NNRTI... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Women & HIV/AIDS Treatment

You Have Options Treatment Will Slow Down the Disease Information from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) When to Start Treatment HIV/AIDS Drugs Cause Side Effects Stick to Your... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Option--Paid Study

Posted by JFletcher
Hi!

We're conducting a paid research study with Men and Women Diagnosed with HIV-Positive to take part in our study and ONLY TALK about different treatment options.
Your opinion counts, and we compensate for travel and time with $100 for approximately... Read more »

Current Treatment Options, and Prospects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to know, how good are the currently available treatments, and what are the prospects for newly infected persons? The new drugs, anounced at the Retroconference, when do you think they will be available, and what effect are they going to... Read more »

Treatment options

Posted by Iampanicked, 3 Replies
With the kind of symptoms I am going through presently after a possible exposure with a CSW, I am pretty sure I am infected. I stay in a remote corner in India where each one of us knows each other. I am afraid of treating myself here as I will have... Read more »

Paying For Our Meds/Options

Posted by HIVhilarity11, 4 Replies
Hi Everyone~

I'm asking that if you have a moment and have some feedback to share, could you please do so

We are a newly diagnosed couple waiting for all of our bloodwork to come back. We'll have the results with all of our levels in 2 weeks. In the... Read more »