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Should I Take Delavirdine If I Have Aids

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An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

... de-la-VIR-deen --> Brand Name: Rescriptor Other Name(s): 136817-59-9, DLV, Delavirdine mesylate, Mesilato de delavirdina,U-90152S Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Delavirdine, also known as Rescriptor, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI).
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...body's immune system: Reverse transcriptase inhibitors attack an HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase. They include abacavir, delavirdine, didanosine (ddl), efavirenz, emtricitabine (FTC), lamivudine (3TC), nevirapine, stavudine (d4T),... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...body's immune system: Reverse transcriptase inhibitors attack an HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase. They include abacavir, delavirdine, didanosine (ddl), efavirenz, emtricitabine (FTC), lamivudine (3TC), nevirapine, stavudine (d4T),... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...body's immune system: Reverse transcriptase inhibitors attack an HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase. They include abacavir, delavirdine, didanosine (ddl), efavirenz, emtricitabine (FTC), lamivudine (3TC), nevirapine, stavudine (d4T),... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...body's immune system: Reverse transcriptase inhibitors attack an HIV enzyme called reverse transcriptase. They include abacavir, delavirdine, didanosine (ddl), efavirenz, emtricitabine (FTC), lamivudine (3TC), nevirapine, stavudine (d4T),... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Delavirdine (Rescriptor)

... What Is Delavirdine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

...dose to 600 mg every 8 hours. The dose of indinavir should also be adjusted when individuals are taking indinavir together with delavirdine, didanosine, efavirenz, itraconazole, ketoconazole, or rifabutin. Individuals should always take indinavir... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

...breathing). However, protease inhibitors might increase GHB levels. Interactions with non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (delavirdine, Rescriptor, Fact Sheet 433 ; nevirapine, Viramune, Fact Sheet 431 , and efavirenz, Sustiva, ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Names and Manufacturers

... Trade Name Also Known As: Manufacturer 1996 Nevirapine Viramune NVP Boehringer Ingelheim & generic 1997 Delavirdine Rescriptor DLV ViiV Healthcare 1998 Efavirenz Sustiva,Stocrin EFV Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic ... Read more »
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Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
...I will try not to make this too long...my son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law Read more »

Resisting Resistance - A Story

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...went on for several years as I slowly watched my CD4 count drop. I was one of the first people to gain access to Rescriptor (delavirdine), the first of the drug class called NNRTIs. But this turned out to be another big mistake. Later drugs in... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...inhibitors for future use should resistance develop, a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, such as nevirapine (Viramune), delavirdine (Rescriptor) or efavirenz (Sustiva; EFV), should be tried. Because treatment must continue... Read more »