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What Is A Retroviral Vector

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine is also approved for use in HIV infected women to prevent the virus from being passed to their babies...
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Kaletra alone without epivir & retrovir

I have always wondered what would happen if you took eitherjust the Kaletra or just the Epivir & Retrovir?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) monotherapy, as you suggest, has been studied several times. The results show that this strategy isn't all too bad, though probably less effective than the combinations that include 2 NRTIs, like... Read more »

Retroviral warfare/worried "well"

I am writing you because unfortunately my destiny brings me to you. Please do not dismiss this email, and think a moment about my info.Just before 9/11 terrorists began to disperse a novel retrovirus in the USA. I know this in my heart since I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...terrorist-spread retrovirus. But I certainly would not classify you as well. Far from it! Rather than focus on terrorists dispersing novel retroviruses, I think you need to consider that someone might have slipped a little extra crazy powder into... Read more »

Drugs - Combivir and Retrovir

Kindly explain to me the treatment that I am about to take - Combivir and Retrovir and their side effects please. I am 33 weeks pregnant and will deliver in 38 weeks through ceaser. I'll be starting to take this treatment Monday next week. My...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
I am not sure why you would be given both Combivir (which is a combination pill of Retrovir and Epivir) and also Retrovir (as Retrovir is included in the combination pill). The chemical name for Retrovir is Zidovudine. If that is actually in both of... Read more »

hiv and retrovirals

at what CD4 count should an hiv patieny start taking retrovirals
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
teh current guidelines specify 350 (or higher if you have symptoms). Talk to your doctor about it. Having T cells under 200 increases your risks for opportunistic infections. Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
infoSIDA

Zidovudina (Retrovir)

...para el tratamiento de la infección por el VIH en adultos y niños mayores de 3 meses de edad junto con otros agentes antirretrovirales. Se ha autorizado también para uso en mujeres VIH-positivas para prevenir la transmisión del virus al bebé... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Dosing Recommendations Retrovir (Zidovudine) Syrup for HIV-Infected Infants

On November 6, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved revised pediatric dosing recommendations that expand dosing to include children starting treatment at four weeks of age. The revised label contains the following recommendation: ... Read more »
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Sindrome Retroviral Agudo...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...debajo de la amigdala y otro ms pequeo ms abajo, cerca de la clavcula. Estoy aterrorizado. Que hago??? Si no fuera una sindorme retroviral agudo, a que se pueden deber esos ganglios. Es comn? Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths for people... Read more »

ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs ( very advanced for their time). The... Read more »