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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Integrase Inhibitors

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ls isentress integrase inhibitors the future for hiv meds ???

Hi Dr Henry,l have been taking different hiv meds for the past 8 years, and its not much fun with the side effects of the meds, l am reading about isentress integtase inhibitors and would like to know your opinion, is this the new step in hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Raltegravir is a promising new HIV treatment known as an integrase inhibitor. It has mostly been used in patients with resistant virus in complex regimens where it has performed well. It has to be taken twice a day. So far it appears well tolerated... Read more »

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

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Integrase inhibitor

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Test Positive Aware Network

Comparing Two Integrase Inhibitors

It was more than a wish that integrase inhibitors became weaponry against HIV. We've waited a long time to get to this point and an even longer time to arrive at the position where we're now studying and comparing two integrase inhibitors.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Integrase Inhibitor '572 Tested Against Raltegravir-Resistant HIV

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has licensed an anti-HIV integrase inhibitor discovered by the Shionogi Corporation in Japan. Because of these arrangements, this drug has the complex code name S/GSK1349572 and for now is increasingly referred to simply as... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

GSK572 Integrase Inhibitor Shines In Phase II

S/GSK1349572 -- or GSK572 for short -- is a second-generation integrase inhibitor being developed jointly by Shionogi and ViiV Healthcare. Prior research has shown that it works against HIV with some raltegravir-resistance mutations and has a high... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Integrase Inhibitors

The first integrase inhibitor for HIV treatment, raltegravir (Isentress), has been used for different purposes -- from part of an initial regimen to more complex regimens for treatment-experienced people. For some patients, raltegravir's twice-daily... Read more »
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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
I just wanted people realize there is hope and continued very active DRUG DISCOVERY!

Merck, Gilead Release Strong Findings From Clinical Trials of Experimental Integrase Inhibitor Antiretroviral Drugs

Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck and Foster... Read more »

Today's LA Times Article - Integrase Inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous
Very hopeful! (Despite the sad title.)

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-me-salvage2jan02,0,1565232,full.story?coll=la-home-headlines Read more »

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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 »