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Should I Take Integrase Inhibitors If I Have Aids

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ls isentress integrase inhibitors the future for hiv meds ???

Hi Dr Henry,l have been taking different hiv meds for the past 8 years, and its not much fun with the side effects of the meds, l am reading about isentress integtase inhibitors and would like to know your opinion, is this the new step in hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Raltegravir is a promising new HIV treatment known as an integrase inhibitor. It has mostly been used in patients with resistant virus in complex regimens where it has performed well. It has to be taken Read more »

New Integrase inhibitor and lipodystrophy risk

There is a once a day integrase inhibitor with a non-PI booster coming up soon, isn't there? What... Read more »

integrase inhibitor

i know that integrase inhibitor are doing very very well..the results are very impressive given the... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Integrase Inhibitor '572 Tested Against Raltegravir-Resistant HIV

... GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has licensed an anti-HIV integrase inhibitor discovered by the Shionogi Corporation in Japan. Because of these arrangements, this drug has the complex code name S/GSK1349572 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Study of New ViiV HIV Integrase Inhibitor Yields Encouraging Early Results

...Glasgow from November 7-11, it was reported by the National AIDS Treatment Advocates Project (NATAP) that the experimental integrase inhibitor S/GSK1349572 "proved a potent HIV suppressor at three doses tested in antiretroviral-naive people. ... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

Expanded Access Program for MK-0518, an Investigational HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Established for Patients With Limited Available Treatment Options

...Merck Research Laboratories (MRL). MK-0518 belongs to a new class of investigational antiretroviral therapy (ART) agents called integrase inhibitors that inhibit the insertion of the HIV viral DNA into human DNA. Integrase is one of three HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

Anti-HIV Pipeline: Spotlight on Integrase Inhibitors

... Introduction What Are Integrase Inhibitors? Identifying and Developing Integrase Inhibitors The Future of Integrase Inhibitors Introduction Current anti-HIV drugs Read more »
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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...(Russell, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/9). Integrase is one of the three enzymes necessary for HIV to replicate in the body, and integrase inhibitors would stop HIV from inserting its genes into normal DNA. The other two enzymes necessary for viral... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...think i took any off the other of not on the full list of NRTI. PI: Invirase, kaletra, norvir, prezista, reyataz, and vieracept. Integrase inhibitors: Isentress and the Fusion inhibitors is a IV injection 2 times a day leaving the injection site... Read more »

More on New Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...(Russell, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/9). Integrase is one of the three enzymes necessary for HIV to replicate in the body, and integrase inhibitors would stop HIV from inserting its genes into normal DNA. The other two enzymes necessary for viral... Read more »

Today's LA Times Article - Integrase Inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous
Very hopeful! (Despite the sad title.) http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-me-salvage2jan02,0,1565232,full.story?coll=la-home-headlines Read more »