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What Is The Quad Medication For Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Combination Medications

...Transcriptase Inhibitors Combinations of Protease Inhibitors Other Combinations in Development What Are Combination Medications? Combination medications are pills or tablets that contain more than one medication to fight HIV. They are listed in the tables below. Pharmaceutical companies have been working hard to make their medications easier to take. Part of this effort has been to combine more than one medication in a single...
Ask the Experts

Breakthrough in HIV Research?

I recently saw a post on Yahoo from a blogger at Redorbit claiming researchers have had a substantial breakthrough coming from the Imperial College of London and Harvard. The research suggests the enzyme integrase structure has been grown with a...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...This is what they concluded:"Our findings will allow the generation of reliable HIV-1 integrase and integrase strand inhibitor pharmacophore models, which will be invaluable for the development of next-generation Read more »


HiI turned hiv+ last jan. and it made me very sick for a full month. my count is now 590 and it does not seem urgent to start treatment for now.Nevertheless i red CD4 are produced in thymus (brain) and that the thymus gets tired and works less well...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...There is no downside to start HIV medications now if you have access and if you are able to tolerate any of the most recommended first line regimens:1- Atripla Read more »

why do hiv doctors keep doing this

A man wrote you asking about his wasting. He didn't even mention the words "fat" or "lipoatrophy". All he said was that he's skin and bones. And you immediately started talking about lipoatrophy. Why??Are you doctors really just puppets for the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...depressed, and sometimes consider ending their lives as a result of it. I do agree that muscle loss is also associated with HIV infection and HIV medications. The first reports linking AZT to muscle damage came out shortly after this medication... Read more »


Hello Dr. Bob,I make it a point to donate (as much as I can afford every month) to charitable causes, and your knowledge, patience, and care that you provide for everyone here (which has brought me huge relief when I first asked you for help 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...throughout the cyber-universe on a continual basis, the information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives. (See below.)Regarding your symptoms, unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause over the Internet, as I... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Debut of the Quad Pill

...fixed-dose co-formulations. One company that makes several co-formulations is Gilead Sciences, which sells the following anti-HIV drugs: tenofovir (Viread) FTC (emtricitabine, Emtriva) Truvada (tenofovir + FTC) Atripla (efavirenz +... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Good Results for New Booster and Quad Pill

...filtration rate (eGFR), two indicators of possible kidney dysfunction. Presenter Calvin Cohen explained that prior studies of healthy HIV negative volunteers suggested that cobicistat may inhibit kidney tubular secretion, leading to elevated... Read more »
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 »

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed with AIDS when their CD4 count falls below 200 cells/mm 3 or if they develop Read more »
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The Latest on the "Quad" Pill

Posted by bartleby
..."Quad" Pill Continues to Impress in Week-48 Results; Cobicistat Moves Forward in Battle With Ritonavir Read more »

HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...big time meltdown. Because of everything I read, I haven't started these yet. Can anyone shed some light on these drugs (my HIV Specialist said a couple were so new that I was the first she had prescribed). And, if anyone has any words of... Read more »