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Tamiflu And Hiv

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Anteretrovirals?

Now we have the new "Swine Flu" and the hype is giving it an almost pandemic status. Tamiflu is being prepared for managing this new disease. Tamiflu is made from analogues of the anteretrovirals. Also, Tamiflu was prepared for the bird flue...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is an antiviral drug, but not antiretroviral drugs. Tamiflu is active against influenza (flu) viruses. It blocks Read more »

Swine flu and people with HIV

* Does Tamiflu and Relenza etc interact adversely with HIV meds - i.e can we take theses if we are... Read more »

Atripla and Tamilflu tiny VL increase

I have just seen my HIV specialist for the results of my recent blood work up and have had a tiny... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...stockpile it. It is available. Is this the sort of thing that is typically covered by private health insurance, Medicare, ADAPs [AIDS Drug Assistance Programs]? It's covered by private health insurance. I'm not aware of whether it's on ADAP... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Briefly

...combination, who have a viral load of more than 1,000 copies per ml, are invited to apply for study A5241. The study from the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) will use drug resistance tests to determine what new medications should work best for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Africa Prepares for Possible H1N1 Flu Outbreak Amid Concerns About HIV/AIDS, Other Diseases

...possibility that the H1N1 flu virus could expand in the continent, which already is experiencing epidemics of diseases such as HIV/AIDS and malaria, the AP/ San Francisco Chronicle reports. There have been no confirmed cases of the flu virus... Read more »
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Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
...Hi ladies - Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. ... Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »

is this hiv???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected sex back in mid-Nov 2005 and have felt fine till 2/18/06..when I got the flu, pharyngitis and laryngitis. I took Tamiflu and Omnicef and strted feeling fine till 3/1/06 and I have had a mild sore throat since then, but not sore all... Read more »