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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

What Is Zidovudine? Who Should Take Zidovudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Zidovudine Taken? What Are the Side 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 patent on zidovudine expired in 2005 and several generic versions have been...
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Primary drug resistant to azt? Oh no!

Hi Doctor Young, I want to thank you for caring so much and always taking the time out to answer questions that are answered on this forum. I am in the camp of recently infected and am drug resistant to azt. This worries me because i know that...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Mia-thanks for your comments and question.I am happy to hear that you did have resistance testing done while recently infected. Your situation points out the possible value of testing during this period.The answer to the effect of thymidine... Read more »

What are the side effects of AZT drug.

What is the side effects of the drug AZT...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Although many persons taking HIV don't have much in the way of side effects many do. Many persons initially have some GI side effects (nausea, stomach ache), headache, or some malaise (just feeling crummy) which often will get better over a... Read more »

AZT TONGUE PIGMENTATION- AZT 2 ever?

Hi Doctor Young, Does AZT cause a nasty looking pigmenation (black to purple spots to develop on the inside of the tongue and mouth?) Does the AZT that is offered as medicine today in combination with other drugs still produce this result? AZT...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Zidovudine (ADV, AZT) can cause hyperpigmentation of nails and skin- I suppose that it could cause hyperpigmentation of the tongue, but I am not aware of this personally. Yes, when used in combination, the possibility of side effects remain,... Read more »

AZT (Retrovir) & Pregnancy How to know if your resistient to AZT

In 1988 I had a child. 3 months later I was informed her father tested positive. So did I. The baby did not. 1990 - 1991 I took AZT (Retrovir) 1 pill 5 x a day. Then stopped taking it. In 1993 I became pregnant again. Started taking AZT again...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The risk of transmitting HIV to your infant is directly linked to your viral load; if your viral load is less than 50 copies/ml your risk is less than 1%; the therapy that reduces your viral load to less than 50 can include many different drugs and... Read more »
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FUERA AZT

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
DICES QUE ESTE FORO ES UN MIERDA NO?, PUES ENTONCES POR QU NO TE LARGAS Y TE REFUNDES CON TU VIH EN OTRO LADO.

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azt

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
La azidotimidina o AZT es un agente citotxico, genotxico e inmunotxico, capaz de generar por si mismo el sida. El AZT es adems un potente carcingeno

Que tiene de sireto esto?
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janis da ejemplo y tomate un kilo de azt

Posted by Anonymous
puta ninfomana drogadicta asesina de mierda verguenza de el cornudo de tu padre cabrona de mierday de la puta de tu madre tener una asesina de hija por ke lo de puta es muy flojo para ti gaurra ojala des positivo y te hartes de azt Read more »

quiero creer azt ,explicate

Posted by Anonymous
quiero creer ya que estoy contigo ,los americanos son los mayores fascista despues de hitler o por encima y se que no dudarian en matar millones de vidas con los azt si les diera fructiferos dividendos
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