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Taking Indinavir When You're Hiv Positive

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An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

...sulfate, L-735,524, MK-639, Sulfato de indinavir Drug Class: Protease Inhibitors Indinavir sulfate, also known as Crixivan, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Indinavir was approved by the FDA on March 13, 1996, for use with other antiretrovirals in the treatment of HIV infection in adults. This medicine...
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Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,And here we go again! You're wondering if two people who are HIV/STD negative can give each other an STD or HIV just because they have unprotected anal sex. That is a QTND with an ATNC. (See Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repost a few questions from the archives.Dr. BobQuestion (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan 20, 2007I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people are disease free, can an infection occur between them like AIDS assuming... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »
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Poster Session 12359: Durable Clinical Anti-HIV-1 Activity (72 Weeks) and Tolerability for Efavirenz (DMP 266) in Combination with Indinavir (IDV)

...study (early results from which were first presented in San Francisco in September), patients received the protease inhibitor indinavir (IDV, 1000 mg every 8 hours) in combination with the experimental non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Poster Session 22343: A Phase III, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Determine the Effectiveness and Tolerability of the Combination of Efavirenz and Indinavir (IDV) versus Indinavir in HIV-1 Infected Patients Receiving Nucleoside Analogue (NRTI) Therapy at 24 Weeks

...8 weeks of experience with nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) therapy compared the three drug combination of IDV plus 2 NRTIs (patient's choice) with the FOUR drug combination of efavirenz, plus IDV and two NRTIs. 180 patients had... Read more »
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I-57: Treatment of Primary HIV Infection with Zidovudine, Lamivudine and Indinavir: A Case-Control Study

...host genome). Berrey and colleagues presented data comparing the virologic and clinical course of 70 patients with primary HIV infection who were evaluated within 90 days of symptom onset. As this study included individuals evaluated between... Read more »
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Triple Combination Therapy Including Indinavir is Effective in Advanced AIDS

...of detection (500 copies/ml), whereas 2% on indinavir monotherapy and none of the patients in the AZT + 3TC arm experienced HIV levels below the level of detection. The median decreases in viral load at 24 weeks were -2.2 logs for the triple... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I am HIV positive, I tested positive a year ago.

Posted by DELRAELADAMSCH, 1 Reply
... Hello I am HIV Positive and I have been taking the necessary medication and I tested positive a year ago. Read more »

What do you think?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Researchers Find AIDS Drugs Cause T Cell Death in Healthy, HIV Negative Patients! In the June Read more »

Week 3

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
OK.... so I'm in Week 3 of knowing for sure. I've made it through the just punched in the stomach feeling. I tried to feel sorry for myself for about a day but I haven't ever been good at the melodramatics. I've never been good at denial so it's... Read more »