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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 Read more »

New Integrase inhibitor and lipodystrophy risk

There is a once a day integrase inhibitor with a non-PI booster coming up soon, isn't there? What... Read more »

integrase inhibitor

i know that integrase inhibitor are doing very very well..the results are very impressive given the... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Study of New ViiV HIV Integrase Inhibitor Yields Encouraging Early Results

...Glasgow from November 7-11, it was reported by the National AIDS Treatment Advocates Project (NATAP) that the experimental integrase inhibitor S/GSK1349572 "proved a potent HIV suppressor at three doses tested in antiretroviral-naive people. ... Read more »
The Body PRO

Cross-Resistance Between Integrase Inhibitors

... HIV integrase inhibitors represent a new class of antiretroviral drugs that target a crucial post-transcriptional event in the life cycle of HIV. There Read more »
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 Read more »
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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...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 City, Calif.-based Gilead... 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 »

More on New Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...Merck, Gilead Release Strong Findings From Clinical Trials of Experimental Integrase Inhibitor Antiretroviral Drugs February 9, 2006 Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck and Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences Read more »

new medication news

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
...powerful in the test tube. If developed into a drug, it would join an experimental but promising new class of drugs called integrase inhibitors. HIV drugs work at different steps in the process the virus goes through... Read more »