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What Are The Dangers Of NNRTIs

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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
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Isentress with Nexium

Hello,I am a 46 year old male,HIV+,and allready been on Atripla for the past 3 years.Recently my doctor suggestet a change to Isentress + Truvada regime,in order to overcome the common side effects of Stocrin.My problem is that lately (about 5...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello GG and thanks for your post.There should not be any significant drug-drug interaction between raltegravir (Isentress) and proton pump inhibitors, like omeprazole. FWIW, I have a few patients in my clinic who take both without incident. From... Read more »

Viral Strain Interpretation (K103N, VIRAL MUTATIONS, 2010)

How dangerous is K103N? Been undetectable since MArch 2009, want to know the history of this particular strain
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,K103N is an HIV mutation. Mutations are slight changes within HIV's RNA, the genetic material that provides all the information and instructions for how HIV functions. Mutations can (and do) occur naturally in many living organisms. They can... Read more »

Follow-up to K103N Mutation

I was reading the question about the K103N mutation. I think you said it can occur if a person isn't taking an NNRTI. It got me thinking about something. Are HIVers who are delaying meds because they have high CD4s in danger of developing this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I feared my response to that question was going to be too technical and that no one would bother reading it. Thanks for disproving that concern!Spontaneous mutations, including K103N, can occur whenever HIV replicates; however, there is usually a... Read more »


i just realized that i forgot to take my ATRIPLA last night before falling asleep - i simply passed out and even slept throught the alarm that i have set to remind me about my atripla nightly.i'm at work right now so i won't be able to take my next...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It sounds as though you know something about my answer: Your best course with ART, especially in the first critical months on treatment, is to take every dose as prescribed. Even minor lapses like this one can lead to the development of drug... Read more »
Jones and Bartlett Publishers

Part 6: Starting Treatment

An excerpt from 100 Questions & Answers About HIV and AIDS , published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2008. To purchase this book, click here . To read or listen to an interview with Dr. Gallant, click here . Why is adherence so... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors NNRTIs in Development NNRTIs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

What Is Etravirine? Who Should Take it? What About Drug Resistance? How Is it Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does it React With Other Drugs? What Is Etravirine? Etravirine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


Common Name: etravirine Brand Name: Intelence Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: Two 100 mg tablets twice daily, with food. Take missed... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors - Hemophilia bleeds

Posted by akcol
Hi, 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 Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play? Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

Is this dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love going into a bar with a dark corner - my jeans torn along the seam - received anal sex in a local LA bar one night - the guy was huge - what surprised me wasn't that he was deep inside me (I just backed up on it) - but that he gave no... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut. If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not... Read more »