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What Enzyme Is Involved In Hiv Synthesis

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Drug Interactions

... What Are Drug Interactions? How Does the Body Process Drugs? How Do Drugs Interact? Why Does Food Matter? What Causes the Most Interactions With HIV Medications? What Other Drugs Need Special Attention? What About Herbal Products? The Bottom Line What Are Drug Interactions? Prescription drug dosages need to be high enough to fight a specific disease but low enough
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HIV and Cialis

I am Hiv positive and have been take Cialis from time to time but I was recently told Cialis and HIV meds do not mix. Is that true and if so what about Viagra or is there something else out there.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The problem with Cialis and HIV drugs involves protease inhibitors primarily. Use of protease inhibitors can increase the blood levels of Cialis (tadalafil) Read more »

THANKS RE: Gene focus of the new Tre enzyme

Thanks so much for doing a deep dive on my question about the Tre enzyme study.You're clarification of the "target" of the Tre enzyme being LTR really starts to point my understanding in the right direction.I was hoping you might be able to indulge...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...which showed the LTRs flanking the entire genome. This is important because it allows the Tre enzyme to snip out the entire HIV genome from the cellular DNA. Again, this is very basic research, but represents a significant breakthrough in the... Read more »

Gene focus of the new Tre enzyme?

Hey guys,Hoping you can help me clarify something. Regarding the recent news of the creation of the Tre enzyme by the German scientists:In the technical literature that you have access to is it specifically mentioned which of the "cross-mutation...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...of activities which roughly be divided into basic science and clinical work. Basic science is bench work in the laboratory involving the underlying biology which provides the structure of our understanding of normal physiology and disease... Read more »

Seroconversion & raised ALT & GGT

Hi,I am HIV- and my wife is HIV+. I have regular tests & we always practice safe sex.Recently after a routine blood test at my GP they have found my liver enzymes to be raised-specifically ALT & GGT.I last tested -ve around 3 months ago. We have had...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
...your question. But I do know that liver enzymes can be elevated for a wider variety of reasons, many having nothing to do with HIV. You need to discuss your concerns with a physician. I wonder why it is that you cannot be honest with your... Read more »
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The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...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 ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers' Efforts to Develop HIV Treatment Examined

... Forbes recently examined the challenges Merck researcher Daria Hazuda encountered while developing the HIV treatment Isentress, which "was Merck's fastest growing medicine last quarter." Most of Hazuda's work has involved the enzyme Read more »
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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
...San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle, 2/9). Integrase is one of the three enzymes necessary for HIV to replicate in the body, and integrase inhibitors would stop HIV from inserting its genes into normal DNA. The other... Read more »

are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes... Read more »

Herpes-HIV Connection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...OK... here's the deal. I recently visited with a woman of unknown HIV status at a local bar. After conversing for about an hour, we ended a visit with a brief kiss.... not deep or passionate. There Read more »