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What Drug Is Used To To Slow Production Of Hiv

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, a person must take the correct dose sothat the right amount of drug...
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Statins slow down production of antibodies?

Dr. Bob, Here is a question you never have answered! Can the taking of statins like zocor slow down the production of hiv anti-bodies? Took an hiv test at 3 months after high risk anal experience with another man, test was negative but was wondering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Well actually I have answered this question before, and the answer has not changed. Zocor (or other statins) does not slow the production of HIV antibodies, alter the time course of the "window period" or affect the results of HIV... Read more »

PEP does not slow down antibody production

Is this statement correct. If I took a course of PEP and tested 12 week negative. Without HEP C coinfection etc on a 4th generation antibody test can I move on with my life? Or should I assume that PEP slows down antibody production, I assumed it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Canuck E-mail Bombarder,The current post-PEP HIV-screening guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing at six weeks, three months and six months for a definitive result.Generally speaking, your logic is correct; however, at this time the... Read more »

Drug combo for slowing/halting lipoatrophy

Hello Doctor. I have been on the combination of Viramune, Zerit and Epivir for the past 5 years, with an undetectable viral load and CD4 counts between 500 and 850. I desire now to switch due to lipoatrophy in face, arms, legs, buttocks. My doctor...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I like to keep things simple. Many of the combinations we use are not common. Of the drugs you are on, Zerit is the most commonly associated with lipoatrophy. It makes sense to change the one drug in the setting of virologic suppression. There is... Read more »

Why Is the Pipeline of New Meds So Slow?

Many people are running out of options while the HIV drug pipeline slows down. Now that each of the major drug companies has anti-HIV products the monopolists are not eager to speed new drugs through the system that might compete, even though...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Several of the PIs were approved quite rapidly (time cut in half) so it is possible. However, with the current legitimate concern about long term safety of drugs (i.e. Vioxx) there is a need to accumulate 6-12 month data in at least moderate sized... Read more »
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Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... Read more »

Does slow seroconversion = slow progression?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, thanks for your help with my other questions a few pages back. I would like to buy everyone a drink when this is all over, but probably can't aford it!

Does anyone know of any natural indicators of the rate of hiv disease... Read more »

Cocaine, Pot and antibodies production

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been reading in some Web Sites and some posts in thois forum that antibody production can be delayed way longer, whrn you use cocaine and marijuana, I have negative Oraquiks at 3, 6 and 12 months after an incident with someone that some weeks... Read more »

Will Valtrex affect antibody production to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I started Valtrex 3 days after a sexual exposure to HSV and have continued to use it everyday for suppression. could Valtrex cause my body not to create antibodies to HIV?

I have tested negative to HIV after 13 weeks, but continue to have symptoms... Read more »