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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

What Are The Names Of The Medications Used To Treat Aids?

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AIDS InfoNet

Combination Medications

...working hard to make their medications easier to take. Part of this effort has been to combine more than one medication in a single pill. These combinations are referred to as fixed-dose combinations, or FDCs. The first FDC to treat HIV was Combivir by ViiV Healthcare. Combivir contains two nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors. This was followed by Trizivir, also by ViiV Healthcare, which includes 3 nukes. Some antiviral...
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Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comply, they are cutting off funds. Nice guys, eh? I wish they were a bit more concerned about providing appropriate funds to treat HIV/AIDS patients and updating HIV/AIDS-awareness-and-prevention programs. (Abstinence-only sex ed. continues to... Read more »

EOB Privacy

Hi. The medical practice I go to was recently taken over by AIDS Healthcare Foundation. When they took over, they assured all their patients that the work "AIDS" would not appear in any communications, as they realized the sensitivity of the...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I don't know if there is any violation of citing the actual name of the facility. You should speak to legal counsel about this. The EOB is merely rflecting who billed the health plan. Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...worth noting that in 2007 there was a case report of an HIV-positive French man who underwent bone marrow transplantation to treat leukemia and subsequently had an undetectable HIV plasma viral load. His HIV unfortunately rebounded when he... Read more »

What does it (AIDS and illness) look like?? [To readers, please share your experiences- BY]

Dr. Young, forgive my ignorance, but you answered a question of mine quite well the other day in my not taking medications and the levels I had discusses as you said were qualified as AIDS level numbers. I appreciate your answer. I ask people all...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(chronic, terrible cramps and diarrhea).These complications can start slowly or quickly, but what is clear is that in the absence of treatment, complications continue to accumulate and the quality of life is horribly impaired.In my view and over... Read more »

An Overview of Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra, New-Fill)

...screws used to repair broken bones. In Europe, Sculptra is called New-Fill and has been used by more than 100,000 people to treat wrinkles and scars. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses PLLA was approved by the FDA on August 3, 2004, for the treatment of... Read more »

An Overview of Lexiva (Fosamprenavir, Telzir)

...Uses Fosamprenavir in tablet form was approved by the FDA on October 20, 2003, for use with other antiretroviral agents in the treatment of HIV infection. Fosamprenavir in oral suspension form was approved by the FDA on June 14, 2007, for use in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

... What Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line What Is KS? Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a Read more »
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Questionaire on AIDS and Treatment For HS Biology

Posted by thom26
...long after the results of the test did you begin to acquire symptoms of AIDS? 6. What symptoms surfaced first and how did you treat them? 7. Do you have the full symptoms at this point to classify as AIDS? 8. How far has your AIDS progressed?... Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »