Should I Take Fusion Inhibitors If I Have Hiv
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Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your question.Fusion (or entry) inhibitors should make their debut in the near future with the release of enfuvitide (nice name, huh--otherwise known as Fuzeon or T-20). The class of medications is exciting from the perspective that many... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI think that your primary ID doctor is correct. A simple regimen would probably work as well with fewer side effects. Fusion inhibitors require daily injections and are no walk in the park. If you do decide to participate in this trial you should... Read more »
University of South Florida School of MedicineThere's a ton of information on thebody.com that describes how fusion inhibitors work. You might want to also check out www.fuzeon.com.If you're more into graphics, check out the video link in this message! It's very cool. <a... Read more »
University of South Florida School of MedicineFusion inhibitors are a subclass of drugs called entry inhibitors. Unlike previous HIV medications that target HIV once it attacks and infects a T-cell, entry inhibitors prevent HIV from being able to attach to a T-cell. By keeping HIV from... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousDoes anyone know if the fusion inhibitor trials (phase III) are going OK, or where to go for an update? Last I heard 700 patients in 100 countries were in the study for T-20(?)
I went to the Trimeris site and didn't see anything new.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
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