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Valtrex And Aids

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VALTREX AND HIV

Why is that HIV positive people are advised against taking Valtrex? Does Valtrex suppress the immune system and, if so, to what degree? How would a healthy person's immune system who took supressive doses of Valtrex be affected by the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV-Herpes-Haver-Who-Wants-Valtrex, (I'll call you HHHWWV for short or perhaps even H3W2V?)The warning for Valtrex is for those with severe immunodeficiency. That would include advanced HIV (not just HIV disease). The reason for the... Read more »

Can Valtrex effect HIV antibody test

I am currently being tested for HIV. I have taken a heavy dose of Valtrex during April 2006 for 15... Read more »

Effect of Valtrex?

I am 40 years old became hiv pos in June 07. My initial VL during the acute phase was over 1... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ranbaxy, GlaxoSmithKline Settle Dispute Over U.S. Patent Covering Valtrex

Under an agreement announced today, Indian pharmaceutical company Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc. will be allowed to introduce generic copies of the herpes drug Valtrex in the United States in the latter half of 2009. Ranbaxy will have 180 days of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Generic Version of GlaxoSmithKline's Valtrex

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic form of Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride), GlaxoSmithKline's treatment for genital herpes and shingles, Indian generics maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. announced Thursday. The approved doses... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Treatment Approved to Reduce Infection's Spread, Too

The widely used genital herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) can now be advertised as helping to prevent the spread of herpes simplex virus type 2, the Food and Drug Administration ruled Friday. Until now, the only advice for not transmitting genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
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Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... Read more »

valtrex

Posted by Smith, 1 Reply

I think this is a new question . . . .

Will valtrex (Valacyclovir) - a treatment for herpes and I believe an antiviral drug - impact hiv progression and therefore testing?

I had a p24 antigen test and antibody test at 22 days post exposure, but had... Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee
http://www.boydgraves.com/letters/011104.html


After 26 months on a single injection of the U.S. patented cure for AIDS, patent #5676977, my viral load is undetectable for the AIDS virus... Read more »

Liver Function

Posted by NYRN, 1 Reply
I'm taking viread, invirase, didanosine, zidovudine and valtrex and my latest labs indicate high on the liver screens. Has anyone had any liver issues - I don't drink so it's not that! Read more »