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What Are The Dangers Of NRTIs

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Off label use of NRTIs for obesity

Hi there doctor,Thanks for this fantastic web site and the work you do.Out of curosity, with the focus on NRTIs, esp. the D-drugs and azt on fat loss, has there been any discussion of using this category of drugs off-label to treat obese or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
NRTIs are generally expensive with a wide range of potential mild or serious side effects. The effect on fat resulting in fat loss is believed to be due partly to fat cell death possibly linked to mitochondrial toxicity which has potentially serious... Read more »

Resitant to all PIs & almost all NRTIs

Hello,I have been HIV+ for 25 years and have done pretty well on my HIV therapies which I began... Read more »

Sustiva causing resistance to other nNRTIs

Sustiva (efavirenz)-Induced Mutation in Subtype C HIV May Confer Multi-NNRTI ResistanceA mutation... Read more »
Articles
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Know Your HIV Drugs: NRTIs (The Nukes)

In recent years the drug choices available to people with HIV have increased substantially. There are currently 16 approved antiviral drugs for HIV and these drugs are usually used in combinations of three or more to create an effective antiviral... Read more »
HIV i-Base

ARVs and Bone Health: The Role of NRTIs in Second-Line Therapy

The final clinical late-breaker oral presentation at IAS 2013 reported significantly less reduction in bone mineral density (BMD) after a year on an NRTI-sparing combination in a randomised study compared to standard NRTI-containing treatment. 1 ... Read more »
American Society for Microbiology

Danger Signal Limits Hepatitis C Infection

Despite the fact that hepatitis C virus (HCV) persists chronically in about 80 percent of those infected, some liver cells remain free of the virus even after many years. Now Sung Key Jang of Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Comptroller Calls for Registry of HIV-Positive People, Saying They Pose "A Danger"

Maryland Comptroller William Schaefer (D) on Tuesday defended his call for a public registry to list the names of HIV-positive people in the state and said that HIV-positive people are "a danger," the Washington Post reports. Schaefer, former... Read more »
Connect With Others

DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... 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 clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »