Taking Delavirdine With Hiv Meds
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Harvard Medical SchoolWell it is unclear what motivated the decision to pick delavirdine in preference to the others. You do hear more about the others since the data we have have led us to be more confident in them. However at least one study a few years ago with... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolWell, Paul, Congrats on first doing your homework. Here are a few thoughts to add.First - the tenofovir expanded access recently expanded - now anyone with any CD4/viral load may be eligible - so this is again an option. Whether you should play... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolYup. Very clear. Hope the answer is equally lucid.Yes -- delavirdine (for simplicity I'll abbreviate it DLV) does have similar effects on the p450 system as does ritonavir. Not as potent but similar. So yes you can dose reduce the IDV to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Why are you freaking out because you found your bottom-guy's antiretrovirals? What if you hadn't found them? Would you be at any less risk right now? No, of course not. This is exactly why we must consider all our sexual partners could... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousIs anyone taking this drug? Are you experiencing any side affects. I've only been taking it for a week and now I have a cold/allgery problem (watery eyes and nose). I don't know if it the medicine or just a normal cold/allgery.
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Posted by AnonymousI'm traveling to Russia and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice?... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 16 Repliesi was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »
Posted by Zaverolis, 2 Repliesalmost 9 months ago. He has been in the best condition health wise since I've known him. 2 years ago, he was diagnosed with non hodgekins lymphoma. Prior to this, he was told he had AIDS and was taking aids meds since 2000.
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