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An Overview of Zepatier (Elbasvir/Grazoprevir) Img
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An Overview of Zepatier (Elbasvir/Grazoprevir)

Brand Name: Zepatier Other Name(s): ELB/GRZ, elbasvir/grazoprevir Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

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An Overview of Amdoxovir

Other Names: AMDX, DAPD, prodrug of DXG Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Molecular Formula: C9 H12 N6 O3 Registry Number: 145514-04-1 (CAS) Chemical Name: [(2R,4R)-4-(2,6-diaminopurin-9-yl)-1,3-dioxolan-2-yl]methanol Chemical...

An Overview of AMD-070 Img

An Overview of AMD-070

Other Names: AMD-11070 Drug Class: Entry Inhibitor Molecular Formula: C21 H27 N5 Registry Number: 558447-26-0 (CAS) Chemical Name: N'-(1H-benzimidazol-2-ylmethyl)-N'-(5,6,7,8-tetrahydroquinolin-8-yl)butane-1,4-diamine Chemical Class: Benzimidazoles C...

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Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV During Childbirth

Key PointsPregnant women with HIV receive HIV medicines during childbirth (also called labor and delivery) to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.Recommendations on the use of HIV medicines during childbirth consider whether a wo...

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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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An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)


Brand Name: Rescriptor Other Name(s): DLV, delavirdine mesylate Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection

WARNING:The benefit of using delavirdine may be limited. Delavirdine...

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HIV and Pregnancy

AIDSinfo recently updated its in-depth series of fact sheets and important information for HIV-positive women who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. The series focuses on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission and the safety of va...

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Caring for Someone with AIDS at Home


How to Get Ready to Take Care of Someone at Home

What You Need to Know About HIV and AIDS

How HIV is spread How HIV is NOT spread

Giving Care

Bedsores Exercises Breathing Comfort

Providing Emotional Support

Guarding Against Infect...

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An Overview of Tesamorelin

Brand Name: Egrifta

Other Name(s): TH9507

Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs

Tesamorelin, also known as TH9507, is a type of medicine called a growth hormone-releasing factor (GHRF). GHRF causes growth hormone to be created and sp...

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El tratamiento del VIH

Medicamentos Aprobados para Tratar la Infección por el VIH

Los medicamentos contra el VIH (conocidos también como medicamentos antirretrovirales) se usan para controlar la reproducción del virus y para detener la progresión de la enfermedad relacionada con infección por el VIH. El tratamiento antirretroviral...