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Specific Rotation Of Stavudine

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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

... STAV-yoo-deen Brand Name: Zerit Other Name(s): BMY-27857, Estavudina, d4T Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Stavudine, also known as Zerit or d4T, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). Stavudine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal
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any specific test for wasting

Is there a specific test to see if you are wasting? I have been Hiv positive for 19 years... I am 6ft/ about 160lbs, I am nothing but skin wrapped around bones. any help???thanksTom
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...first thing is to make sure that you are not still on a medication linked to development of lipoatrophy. The prime culprits are d4T (Zerit), AZT (Combivir, Retrovir, Trizivir as examples), and ddI (Videx). If you are on one of these medications... Read more »

Specific interactions with alcohol

Hello,I am writing a cirriculum for healthcare workers in Southern Africa on the intersection between HIV and alcohol. One of the main areas they want covered is the interaction between the specific antiretrovirals they have available in their area...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine the liver and can aggravate hepatic steatosis or other liver conditions which may be seen in persons taking drugs like 3TC/D4T and AZT. Alcohol can exacerbate the central nervous system side effects of efavirenz in some patients. Excessive... Read more »

Hiv 2 specific test

Dr. Conway, is a specific test for HIV-2 a better and more accurate test than the HIV-1 and 2 combo test? I fear HIV based on symptoms and specific opportunistic infections[ OHL] as an example. However I have taken DNA PCR, NAT and many antibody...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I would only recommend an HIV-2 test if you are at risk of having acquired this specific infection. This would be if you live or travel to West Africa or have had contact with someone from that region. Otherwise, Read more »

specific questions for specific situation

Hi. I have a couple of questions for you. I am extremely paranoid. Last June I tested negative for HIV at 3 months. After that point, I didn't have sexual intercourse or oral sex again until recently (Decemeber). In October I was very sick with a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You should trust your antibody tests that are conducted three or more months after exposure. However, you should always conduct your doctor about symptoms that you experience regardless of your status.Oral sex is considered low-risk; this does not... Read more »
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Stavudine (Zerit)

... What Is Stavudine? Who Should Take Stavudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Stavudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy) not know what causes lipo. There are different causes for fat loss and fat gain. Fat Loss Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT) and stavudine (Zerit, d4T) are linked to fat loss. Efavirenz (Sustiva) may also contribute. Fat Gain One theory is that... Read more »
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Drug Names and Manufacturers

...Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic 1992 Zalcitabine Hivid ddC, dideoxycytidine Roche: Manufacture discontinued in 2006 1994 Stavudine Zerit d4T Bristol-Myers Squibb & generic 1995 Lamivudine Epivir 3TC ViiV Healthcare & generic ... Read more »
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Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...sure that your health care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Combivir should not be taken with stavudine (Zerit, d4T) . Also, lamivudine and emtricitabine (FTC) are very similar and should not be taken together. ... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

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...Atlanta and SisterLove in Atlanta to offer a public service on top of our normal operations. Here's what we have so far: HIV-Specific Price List If you know of other HIV forums we can contact, please send us a message or reply to this thread... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...Special Virus Programs progress report is evidence that the U.S developed the AIDS virus, and develpoed it as an ethnic or race-specific weapon. Government documents suppport the fact that The United Stated was actively and seeking to reduce... Read more »


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tested negative for hiv and syphillis, hep b,c past six month period but have several strange markings like bruises(red spots) on palms of hand and soles of feet. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks GOD Bless all. Read more »


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...Are there any guys here from Canada? More Specifically, Western Canada? Read more »