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Should I Take Retrovir If I Have Hiv

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Retroviral drugs and HIV testing?

It seems that there are a number of people writing in doubting their NEG. status. Is it possible that the retroviral drugs that are making people non detectable are somehow simple changing the composition of the virus?Could this have mutated the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely.MH Read more »

hiv and retrovirals

at what CD4 count should an hiv patieny start taking retrovirals Read more »

Questions on retroviral enzyme inhibitors in HIV treatment

I wonder if you could tell me some information regarding the absorption and excretion metabolism of... Read more »
Articles
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

...South Africa and Washington, D.C. -- The Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM) welcomes today's news from the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) of the US National Institutes of Health... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Dosing Recommendations Retrovir (Zidovudine) Syrup for HIV-Infected Infants

...recommendation: The recommended dosage in pediatric patients 4 weeks of age and older and weighing > 4 kg is provided in Table 1. RETROVIR Syrup should be used to provide accurate dosage when whole tablets or capsules are not appropriate. ... 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)

...continuous ART (VS strategy). The SMART trial was designed to compare the DC strategy with the VS strategy for progression to AIDS or death over a minimum follow-up period of 6 years for each patient. It was hypothesized that the DC strategy... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the... Read more »
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Letter To Prime Minister Gordon Brown: HIV Reward

Posted by Alex1
...of HIV was the main theme of a satellite meeting 'HIV-testing; open questions regarding specificity' held at the 12th World AIDS Conference in Geneva in 1998. The International Forum for Accessible Science (IFAS) hosted this session with a panel... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS. As in AIDS patients, Non-HIV AIDS patients exhibit reduced numbers of... 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 »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
...I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very Read more »