Taking Protease Inhibitors When You're Hiv Positive
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Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study SaysSimilarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated with the drugs, according to a study published... Read more »
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The Cutting EdgeThe job of protease inhibitors is to "inhibit" specific HIV protease enzymes. So, yes, proteases are enzymes, but protease inhibitors are not. There are enzymes inside and "outside" (in the gastrointestinal tract) the body.... Read more »
University of Utah, School of MedicineEvery doc has seen a few patients who seem to stay very stable for a long time on a two drug regimen. As you say, everyone is different. The problem is that you don't say where your viral load and CD4 count started from and where they are... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolThe usual doses when combining ritonavir and saquinavir are 400 to 600 mg ofritonavir twice daily plus 400 mg of saquinavir. When you use only 200 mg ofritonavir it may be enough to help increase saquinavir levels, but it'scertainly not enough... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationYour HIV regimen contains an integrase inhibitor, a boosted protease inhibitor, and a non-nucleoside. This type of combo is prescribed with people with multidrug resistance that usually have very few options beyond these drugs. You should ask your... Read more »
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Posted by akcolHi, my fiance is a Long Term NonProgressor - 24 years positive, co-infection HCV, with severe Hemophilia A.
This is a question for the gentlemen with Hemophilia please.
We're requesting any input about any Hemophilic PI increased unusual bleed... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »
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Posted by SurvivorI just wanted people realize there is hope and continued very active DRUG DISCOVERY!
Merck, Gilead Release Strong Findings From Clinical Trials of Experimental Integrase Inhibitor Antiretroviral Drugs
Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck and Foster... Read more »
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