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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Fusion Inhibitors

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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
Hi,For folks with counts similar to yours, there are no absolute rules for when to begin combination antiretroviral therapy. Many factors come into play: published guidelines; the potential benefit of decreasing HIV replication (viral load) and... Read more »

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Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors in Development Drugs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche, Trimeris Halt Clinical Trials of New Fusion Inhibitor T-1249

Swiss drug maker Roche and U.S. biotechnology company Trimeris on Monday announced that they have halted clinical trials of their experimental antiretroviral drug T-1249, Reuters reports. The two companies developed a similar antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Entry Inhibitors: The Bouncers at the Door

T-20 T-1249 SCH-C PRO 542 There is good news on the horizon for people whose HIV is resistant to many currently approved antiretrovirals -- the development of a new class of anti-HIV drugs called entry inhibitors. Entry inhibitors have shown... Read more »

An Overview of BMS-663068

Other Names: Prodrug of BMS-626529 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Registry Number: S900005840 (ChemID) Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Phase of Development: II Molecular Weight: 704.6303 (Compound details obtained from ChemIDplus... Read more »
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Fusion Inhibitor News?

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know if the fusion inhibitor trials (phase III) are going OK, or where to go for an update? Last I heard 700 patients in 100 countries were in the study for T-20(?)
I went to the Trimeris site and didn't see anything new.

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Como lidiar con mis padres sin que sea tragico?

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
Hola a todos mi nombre es Pablo tengo 30 aos y es la 1ra vez que escribo en esta seccion de espaol. Soy de una pequea ciudad del sur de Argentina.
Hace un mes atras recibi la noticia que soy HIV + y no voy a decir que me siento mal y bla bla bla... Read more »

New Drug Fuzeon

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There's a lot of talk about "Fuzeon", a breakthrough fusion inhibitor. It has passed the clinical trial stage and is now in commercial production stage. Lately there has been talk about Roche/Trimeris not being able to make the numbers, due to a... Read more »