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

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Drug Names and Manufacturers

Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors Integrase Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Antisense Drugs Immune Modulators None of these drugs can kill the HIV virus, but each class slows down the multiplication of the virus (replication) in a particular way. Combination medications: Some manufacturers have combined more than one drug into a single...
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can you still be treated with aids?

Hello. My name is Crystal. My brother just recently found out he had aids when he was hospitalized with pneumonia and his t-cells were down to 19. They say he's looking good to getting out of the hospital in about a month after they get his...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Crystal -Your brother is certainly a candidate for HIV treatment despite being diagnosed with pneumonia and AIDS. In fact, he probably is more in need of such treatment than most as he needs to get his immune system stronger to prevent future... Read more »

Which are the best hospitals for treating people with AIDS?

Hi rick,Is there someplace your aware of that we can call or find on the internet where we can see the rankings of AIDS hospitals around the country or regionally to help one choose the best place for treatment within their area?thanks so much...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have not found any listing for the "best" hospitals treating people with HIV/AIDS. The closest hospital ranking I found was a report in US News and World Report (dated July 28, 1997) entitled,... Read more »

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV surveillance data are now used to track the epidemic. It is indeed a federal law. Firing your doctor or insisting your records be kept under the name John Doe won't help. See below.Dr. BobPrevention? Apr 25, 2006Doc, First I would... Read more »

To Treat, or Not To Treat....

In a female patient (hiv+ 8 years) who takes no meds and has the following stats, would recommend treatment for anemia, and if so, what therapy would you recommend?Stats:T4: 20VL: 300,000Hemoglobin: 9.5Hematocrit: 28Serum Iron:22Low white...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for the concise stats. Based on this information, it appears as if you have an iron deficiency anemia. All of your markers for anemia are below normal levels. Iron deficiency is more common in females, and is usually caused by (1)... Read more »
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my name is joe...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

My name is Joe and I have known that I was HIV+ for 12 years now.
I had been with my lover for a year when I began to have
symptoms. I went to the Dr with swollen lymph nodes and a "chest
... Read more »

need names of poeple who are holistic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am looking for people who are treating hiv and have upped their t-cells dramatically with little or lno western meds.i need to talk. ineed to connect.dreambelly@mailexcite.com

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Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
This is a prime example of how vulnerable we (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... Read more »

my name is keith...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My name is Keith and I'm an HIV+ gay man living heathily in
Seattle WA. I received my diagnosis in 1988 but believe that I
was infected in 1986 by injection drug use. Of course, hindsight
is always... Read more »