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What Does Aptivus Treat

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Treat or dont treat yet

My age is 47 and I am male. I am not physically ill or experiencing any symptoms(I think). I was diagnosed with acute hepb about 2 years ago in december. The following 12/2006 I went for a physical and my primary doctor said my ALT was still...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...normal liver function tests. This is a grey area so it is helpful to have some hard data. If you have moderate disease, I would treat you. I can't say with what because I do not know your e antigen status nor do I know your genotype. Patients... Read more »

to treat or not to treat! 2 biopsies

I have hep C. Have had most likely for at least 30 years. I am 56 year old female who stopped... Read more »

Treat or not treat - please answer

Dear Dr. DTD,My mother is asian and she is 69 years old. She's been diagnosed as a chronic HBV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel Supports Approval of Boehringer's Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV, Requests Additional Data

...clinical trials showing that HIV-positive patients who received Aptivus in combination with Norvir "responded better" than patients treated with a combination of different antiretroviral drugs, according to the Wall Street Journal . Many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Updates Black Box Warning on Boehringer Ingelheim's Protease Inhibitor Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

FDA and Boehringer Ingelheim on Friday updated the black box warning on Boehringer's protease inhibitor Aptivus, which is used in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir for people living with HIV/AIDS who have become resistant to other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Commission Approves Boehringer Ingelheim's Protease Inhibitor Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

The European Commission has approved Boehringer Ingelheim 's protease inhibitor Aptivus to be used in combination with Abbott Laboratories ' Norvir for HIV/AIDS patients who have become resistant to other drugs, Boehringer said on Wednesday, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Boehringer Ingelheim's Protease Inhibitor Aptivus to Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

...liver and cholesterol levels. Although the panel expressed safety concerns about Aptivus, it said there is a great need for new treatments for HIV/AIDS patients who are not responding to other drugs ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/20).... Read more »
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Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(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 year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
... Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people. 1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady. During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. Read more »

SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...With Disability Act doctors cannot turn us away based on our status but I really want to go to a doc who is experianced with treating positive individuals. If anyone has any info please respond. We live on the East Coast but we are willing to... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
...to hard to understand. I said to myself,, why does my Doctor want my body important immune system to get sicker before he treats me.. It doesnt make any sense to me.. Of course the following weeks were very stressful for me, as I was trying to... Read more »