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An Overview of Pifeltro (Doravirine)

Brand Name: Pifeltro Other Name(s): DOR Drug Class: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors

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An Overview of Delstrigo (Doravirine/Lamivudine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

Brand Name: Delstrigo Other Name(s): DOR/3TC/TDF, doravirine/lamivudine/TDF, doravirine/lamivudine/tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs

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An Overview of Darunavir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide (Symtuza)

Brand Name: Symtuza Other Names: DRV/COBI/FTC/TAF, darunavir ethanolate/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir AF, darunavir ethanolate/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide , darunavir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir AF, darunavir/cobicistat...

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Protease Inhibitors Linked to Cognitive Decline: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?

While we have long known that the HIV virus is neurotoxic, new studies suggest that HIV medications, specifically protease inhibitors, may play a larger role in cognitive decline than previously suspected.

By David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

An Overview of Lersivirine

**_As of February 2013, the study of lersivirine as an HIV medicine has been discontinued. See the following for more details:

As of August 11, 2014, this record is no longer being maintained._**

Other Names: U...

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HAART, Dyslipidemia, and Hyperglycemia

HAART has been associated with the frequent appearance of dyslipidemia -- elevated total and LDL cholesterol, decreased HDL cholesterol, elevated triglycerides -- as well as hyperglycemia leading to diabetes. Dr. Morris Shambelan from San Francisco s...

By Alvan E. Fisher, M.D.

Quantifying Abnormalities Associated with Fat Redistribution Syndrome

Many reports attempted to quantify the types of abnormalities associated with fat redistribution syndrome. Dr. Norma Muurahainen of Serono Laboratories reported on a preliminary analysis of a detailed self-assessment questionnaire performed by 208 pa...

By Alvan E. Fisher, M.D.

Growth Hormone (rhGH) and Fat Redistribution Syndrome

Several papers concerning growth hormone (rhGH) and fat redistribution syndrome were reported. Dr. Christine Wanke from Boston reported on improvement in fat redistribution syndrome in 10 patients treated with rhGH in an ongoing 12 week study. All su...

By Alvan E. Fisher, M.D.

Treating Fat Redistribution Syndrome

Various treatments of fat redistribution syndrome-associated lipid disorders have been reported. A study from Paris showed moderate improvement in hypertriglyceridemia with dietary intervention comparable to that recommended for non-HIV associated hy...

By Alvan E. Fisher, M.D.

Amprenavir (Agenerase)

What Is Amprenavir?

Amprenavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Agenerase®. It was manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.

Manufacture of amprenavir was discontinued in October 2007. It is being replaced by fosampr...

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