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Should I Take Nevirapine If I Have Hiv

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HIV +, Pregnant and reacts to Nevirapine

I tested HIV last year, was put on treatment and reacted to nevirapine and taken off treatment and been off since.My CD4 is a good count. I have been told that I am definitely not a candiate for the PMTC programs avaible in my country , in Africa. I...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV-associated symptoms, it is not clear to my why you were placed on therapy a year ago. You also don't mention what your reaction to nevirapine that led to its discontinuation. Were the doctors sure that it was the nevirapine that caused the... Read more »

Truvada/Nevirapine Combo

I'm on Truvada and Nevirapine at the moment which is three pills once a day. I want to switch to... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

can i take nevirapine alone for PEP? after a burst condom? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM to Publish Review of Trial Testing Nevirapine Use in HIV-Positive Pregnant Ugandan Women

...potentially might be due to nevirapine." NIH in July 2004 asked IOM to conduct a review of the Ugandan trial ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 1/20). HIV/AIDS Advocates Reaction, NIH Policy Changes HIV/AIDS advocates say that the IOM report is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Week Course of Antiretroviral Nevirapine Did Not Clearly Reduce Risk of HIV Among Breastfed Infants, Study Finds

...incidence was lower after six weeks "does not reflect the effect of six weeks of treatment at all." Instead of using nevirapine, HIV/AIDS experts should focus on methods to make infant formula more available and acceptable to HIV-positive mothers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevirapine Persistence Raises HIV Resistance Concerns

...treatment also carries the risk of promoting drug-resistant virus. New research presented Tuesday at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City suggests that nevirapine persists in the mother's blood and breast milk for at least two... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Take One Dose of Nevirapine at Delivery Could Develop Drug-Resistant HIV, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
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U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
...Reuters 1/4/01 Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday. The Read more »

EXPIRED HIV MEDICINES

Posted by Queenster, 1 Reply
...gets to Ghana, but it is so bad to give expired drugs persons living with this deadly and dangerous disease like HIV. I take Nevirapine, Lamivudine & Zidovudine tablets which already does not help my Liver Enlargement but what option do i... Read more »

Isn't This Great?

Posted by BabyPeanut
... HIV/Aids Drugs for All Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) NEWS October 11, 2002 Posted to the web October 10, 2002 By Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »