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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

... en-FYOO-vir-tide --> Brand Name: Fuzeon Other Name(s): DP 178, DP178, Enfuvirtida, Pentafuside, T 20, T-20, T20 Drug Class: Entry and Fusion Inhibitors Enfuvirtide, also known as Fuzeon or T-20, is a type of medicine called a fusion inhibitor. Fusion inhibitors work by blocking HIV from entering human cells. HIV/AIDS-Related
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Injection of T-20 (Enfuvirtide)

Hello, I'm a physician treating a patient with T-20. The injections have been causing him reactions at the site - namely erythema, nodules, pruritus, ecchymosis, pain and discomfort. What techniques do you use or recommend to lessen these ISR's? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Some patients have reported less ISRs with use of the BioInjector system for Fuzeon (an air gun). Cooling the inject site with ice packs for some while for others heat/message has helped. Since there likely will be a number of new HIV drugs active... Read more »

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is fuzeon going to be available in pill formin near future?
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide) must be taken as an injection. The company had been working on a form that might be taken less often, but an injection Read more »

T20- Pentafuside para cuando disponible?

Estimado Doc, ayer escuche en las noticias que uno de los nuevos farmacos antivirales inhibidores de la fusion del virus a la celula llamado T20 Pentafuside ,se encuentra en ultima etapa de experimentacin clinica. Estima usted aproximadamente cuando...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...Hola Santiago,T-20, ahora conocido tambin como su nombre nuevo"Enfuvirtide," forma parte de una clase nueva de drogas llamadas inhibidores de fusin. Read more »

T20- Pentafuside para cuando disponible?

Estimado Doc, ayer escuche en las noticias que uno de los nuevos farmacos antivirales inhibidores de la fusion del virus a la celula llamado T20 Pentafuside ,se encuentra en ultima etapa de experimentacin clinica. Estima usted aproximadamente cuando...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Estimado amigo:El T20 se espera siendo optimista una posible aprobacin para fin de ao o principios tempranos del siguiente ao. Al presente solo se vislumbra la preparacin inyectable subcutanea. El precio se especula que debe de ser competitivo con... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fuzeon (T-20, Enfuvirtide)

...would you like to go first? Reply from Don Kurtyka (Nurse Practitioner): Sure ... I have been involved in HIV care for the last 20 years. I've been a nurse practitioner providing primary HIV and specialty HIV care for the last 12 years in Tampa.... Read more »
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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fuzeon (T-20, Enfuvirtide)

... Following is the full transcript of The Body's live chat on Fuzeon (T-20, enfuvirtide), which took place on Oct. 25, 2004, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The chat was sponsored by Roche and Trimeris, Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

What's Taking T-20 So Long?

...T-20 is the first member of a new class of anti-HIV drugs called "fusion inhibitors" that are designed to block one stage of HIV's Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Fuzeon Brand Enfuvirtide (T-20): Breaking Barriers or Breaking the Bank?

...and cross-resistance to available drugs, there is a clear need for therapies that target other points in the HIV lifecycle. T-20 is the first drug of a new class of HIV inhibitors that perform entry inhibition. More specifically, T-20 is one of a... Read more »
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Anyone else on T-20?

Posted by princealbert, 2 Replies
...Looking for anyone else who is also on T-20, to compare notes, results. There aren't many of us on it, and it's lonely out here. princealbert Read more »

T-20

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would like to know if anyone has tried T-20, and what kind of results and side effects have you experienced. Any information would be appreciated as I will problably be Read more »

Anybody else on T-20?

Posted by princealbert
...Just looking for others also on T-20 to compare notes. I can't seem to find many people at all. Let's connect. princealbert Read more »

Anyone else on T-20?

Posted by princealbert, 3 Replies
...I've been on T-20 for about 6 weeks now, no great results yet, just difficulty finding spots to inject. Would love to hear from anyone else on Read more »