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Should Someone With Hiv Take Tenofovir

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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 HBV viral load 490'000,000. Lypodistrophy, bull hump, diabetes (124), triglycerides (250), hepatic enzymes lightly high, My last HAART was Lamivudine,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...although there is no published data in coinfection. It appears that you will also be getting combination therapy for hepatitis B - tenofovir is a very active drug. 2. The emtricitabine will probably not add anything for hepatitis B control... Read more »

tenofovir PrEP-preventative to HIV infection?

There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday concerning tenofovir PrEP, and how... Read more »

Tenofovir & Hepatitis B

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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

Washington Post Examines Cancellation of Cambodian Trial Testing Tenofovir's Efficacy to Prevent HIV Transmission

...of health insurance to cover treatment for possible adverse reactions and side effects from taking the drug ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 8/12/04). According to the Post , some of the sex workers also asked for higher pay and more... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Magazine Examines HIV/AIDS Experimental Treatment Tenofovir PrEP

... Researchers have made progress in treating people already living with HIV/AIDS, but when it comes to preventing the virus' spread, "success is spotty," the New York Times Magazine reports. "Intrigued 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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Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply this in the paper today, thought id share it with ya...... Mar 28, 9:43 AM EST AIDS Drugs Show Prevention Promise By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer Other News Video Advertisement Read more »

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Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
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