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What Drugs Treat Hiv

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Using Cancer Drugs to Treat HIV

I have heard that there is a study out of the University of Minnesota has used two Cancer Drugs , decitabine and gemcitabine to effectively Force the Virus to Mutate itself to death. The article said. Ha there been any more information on this? ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...together. They take advantage of a feature of HIV that has been one of its strongest weapons (its' ability to mutate to escape treatment) and turns it against the virus. The meds seem to make the virus hypermutate so that it cannot survive.The... Read more »

What is the best drug to treat trigeminal neuralgia with hiv meds?

I had bouts of trigeminal neuralgia for the last year. My MRI is normal and I am taking Videx ec,... Read more »

Are 3 drugs really needed to treat HIV???

Hi Doctors and many thanxs for all your dedicated work.Now then here I am on a tropical island in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat HIV, AIDS

...The Food and Drug Administration has approved efavirenz, a new drug, to treat HIV and AIDS in children and adults. Efavirenz, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, was approved to treat HIV-1 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China, Thailand to Distribute Herbal Drug to Treat HIV-Positive People

...medicines provided by 15 health institutions in 19 provinces. She added that the government hopes to widen traditional medicine treatment programs to 14 provinces this year and will continue monitoring the efficacy of the medicines in people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug for Treating HIV May Raise Heart Attack Risk, Manufacturer Warns

... On Monday, GlaxoSmithKline and Health Canada warned that the HIV drug abacavir and products that contain abacavir have been linked to an increased risk of heart attack. The concerns were raised Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pharmaceutical Companies Working to Develop CCR5 Inhibitor Drugs to Treat HIV Infection

...pharmaceutical companies are "racing" to bring to market a new class of antiretroviral drugs, called CCR5 inhibitors, that would prevent HIV from entering human cells rather than fighting the virus once it has entered cells, Reuters reports... Read more »
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Another bit of HOPE?

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...AIDS. For the past 15 years, Rafick-Pierre Skaly and his team of researchers have studied why the antiretroviral drugs that treat HIV and AIDS by stopping the human immunodeficiency virus from replicating do not rid the body completely of the... 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 »

BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL!

Posted by bradford
...men and women suffering from Lipoatrophy, the disfiguring condition that is often a result of the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection and AIDS. BIO-ALCAMID RECEIVES HEALTH CANADA APPROVAL! The Injectable Filler Offers an... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...spread through contact with infected blood. Before donated blood was screened for evidence of HIV infection and before heat-treating techniques to destroy HIV in blood products were introduced, HIV was transmitted through transfusions of... Read more »