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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Maraviroc

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Should I start treatment? Pros/cons of two suggested treatments

Dear Dr.I have been living with HIV for almost a year. I am sure I got infected last summer, and I have been monitoring my CD4/viral load level since January. I am currently living in the US, but I am not a resident and I may eventually need to go...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHi Leery of Starting Therapy,I would suggest you have a discussion with your HIV specialist to thoroughly discuss the pros and cons of beginning treatment. I would certainly encourage you to consider starting. However, not until the... Read more »

Vaccination Pros and Cons

Dear Dr Keith,I am writing all the way from Peru to ask for you medical opinion on something. I am... Read more »

Pros & Cons From Not Taking Medications

I have recently tested HIV positive. I take no medication. What are the pros & cons of continuing... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...virus uses the CCR5 receptor. See Fact Sheet 129 for information on tropism tests. Who Should Take It? Maraviroc was approved in 2007 as an antiretroviral drug against HIV as part of an antiretroviral regimen. It shold only be used by... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Selzentry (Maraviroc, Celsentri)

...Entry inhibitors work by blocking HIV from entering human cells. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Maraviroc received accelerated approval on August 6, 2007, and traditional approval on November 25, 2008, by the FDA for the treatment of CCR5-tropic HIV-1... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Amprenavir (Agenerase)

...amprenavir was discontinued in October 2007. It is being replaced by fosamprenavir (see Fact Sheet 448 ). Fosamprenavir is a pro-drug of amprenavir. This means that when fosamprenavir is taken, it is broken down to produce amprenavir. Read more »
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Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
Hey guys. Have a dr. apptmnt monday and may do a home access, what do u think? Oh and my fave guy om the Body wrote me, made me feel a lil better. check it out!! http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Current/Q96075.qna Good luck to... Read more »

Need help with testing from the pros

Posted by Anonymous
...30's with no real health issues so how long would it take for my body to produce antibodies? Please need direction from the pros. Read more »

PCR vs PRO DNA?

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
...test), the PCR test is not needed. My doctor in my area is trying to put my mind at ease, and is now requesting me to take the PRO DNA test. According to him, this test is to test for HIV infection on new born babies. How does this 2 test... Read more »