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What Retrovir Treats

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Retrovir

Brand name: Retrovir Generic name: zidovudine, or AZT, or ZDV Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: ViiV Healthcare, www.viivhealthcare.com , (877) 844-8872 AWP: $535.12 (generic $309.89)/month for 300 mg tablets,$71.34 (generic $56.42) for 240 mL of 10 mg/mL syrup Standard Dose: One 300 mg tablet twice a day (12 hours apart); two 100 mg capsules...
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what happens when not on retroviral

what happen to a hiv positive person that is not placed on any drugs for 2 years but placed on supplements only,( selenium)...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For most patients, if their HIV infection is not treated then HIV replication would continue, the CD4 count generally decreases, risk for AIDS and other health problems is elevated (including heart, kidney, liver disease and cancer), and the risk to... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Treatment

Can ARS be treated with anti-biotics to lessensymptom duration....
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Antibiotics don't have any role in acute retroviral syndrome.John A. Bartlett, M.D.... Read more »

I suspect another retrovir has made the grade

I know that in our lifetime/career that it is not "fashionable" to break ranks with Gallo's theory. I am really not much different from you....except I may be the not so distant future. The disease is equally bad...I live it daily....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Wingnut,Are you back again? "Monkey wrenches?" "Mad scientists?" "Suspected terror?" "North Korea?" "Good nukes?" Here we go again!You claim to be "a doc just like me." I have no idea... Read more »

Acute retroviral syndrome

I had a sexual encounter with a woman in the begining of August 2001. She gave oral sex [no condom], I touched her clitoris and put my finger in my mouth and had sex with her using a condom.The next day I felt funny taste on my tongue, thirsty,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I unfortunately cannot diagnose your symptoms. What I can tell you is that, based on the sexual encounter you describe, it is highly unlikely that you were at risk for HIV infection. A negative test at six weeks is a good sign that you are not... Read more »
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Sindrome Retroviral Agudo...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola,
Hace un mes y 10 dias tuve una relacion con sexo oral que creo fue de riesgo. A los 15 das de hice examenes generales, Elisa, herpes, hepatitis, sifilis, todos negativos. Hacia la cuarta semana tuve faringitis viral, fiebre, diarrea. Mucho... 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 »

Does this sound like Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

Posted by canadian1984, 2 Replies
I began an experience recently (October 2nd) for the first time in my life, with another guy. All we did is have unprotected oral sex, and once for a few minutes, protected anal sex. I know most people will say that I didn't have an exposure - but... Read more »