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Should I Take Tenofovir If I Have Hiv

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tenofovir PrEP-preventative to HIV infection?

There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday concerning tenofovir PrEP, and how it could prevent HIV.Any thoughts from the experts on the Body?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
This is an investigational strategy that deserves study based on the successful studies that showed prevention of infection in Simian models of SIV. However, there are daunting ethical and logistical challenges attendant with the design and... Read more »

HIV+ HBV+, tenofovir+interferon?

Male, 43 years old, 100 Kg, 1.7 m, hiv+ since 1986, HIV viral load<50, CD4 300. Hepatitis B+ with... Read more »

Hiv from paper towel ?

Please help me doctor, i'm so scared. After mutual masturbation, i used a paper towel with a rest... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preliminary Results From First Safety Study of Daily Tenofovir for HIV Prevention Among MSM Find No Significant Concerns

...heterosexual women at high risk. The MSM study findings were presented today by CDC's Dr. Lisa Grohskopf at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. The approach of taking a daily antiretroviral drug to try to prevent HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon Health Ministry Suspends Clinical Trial Testing Tenofovir for HIV Prevention

...Gilead , which manufactures Viread, recruited "particularly vulnerable" commercial sex workers for the trial without providing HIV/AIDS prevention programs or treatment (AFP/Cameroon-info.net, 2/3). NIH , CDC and the Bill & Melinda Gates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Profiles Clinical Trial in Nigeria Testing Tenofovir for HIV Prevention

...planned human clinical trial in the country because of the possible effects of the drug on trial participants ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 12/2). The initial results of the Nigerian study are expected in 2006, the Post reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's Clinical Studies of Daily Oral Tenofovir for HIV Prevention

... Table of Contents Research Rationale Why is CDC launching tenofovir HIV prevention trials? How would tenofovir work to protect against HIV infection? What data suggest that this approach Read more »
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Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (n = 41), both in combination with didanosine and efavirenz. As reported in the July 22nd issue of AIDS, in the lamivudine group, drug dosages were 300 mg daily for lamivudine and 400 mg daily for didanosine. In the... Read more »

Do other people feel "static" on your skin?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird
...problem" to me in so far as it is slightly disconcerting to my partner, when touching me. The drugs I am taking are: Nevirapine Tenofovir Lamivudine If anyone else has experienced this sensation when touching another person's skin, or anyone... Read more »

about to start treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...starting with an intense four-drug Kaletra (LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir)-based regimen along with Combivir [AZT/3TC] + Viread [tenofovir]. can you tell me side effects with these? also is facial lipotrophy a side effect of this? any help would be... Read more »

todays paper...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...safe and effective" before recommending it, said Dr. Susan Buchbinder, who leads one study in San Francisco. The drugs are tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine, or FTC (Emtriva), sold in combination as Truvada by Gilead Sciences Inc., a... Read more »