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AIDS Drugs Can Cause Premature Aging: Study

A class of AIDS drugs has been linked with mitochondrial DNA mutations, which could help explain the premature aging and age-related illnesses seen in some HIV patients, British researchers say in a new study. The implicated class, nucleoside analog ...

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Tibotec and Gilead Team Up to Develop Prezista/Cobicistat Combo

Tibotec Pharmaceuticals announced on June 28 that it has entered into a license agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the development and commercialization of a new once-daily, single-tablet, fixed dose antiretroviral combination product containin...

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Quad Reduces Levels of Oral Contraceptives

This open-label fixed-sequence study investigated the pharmacokinetics of a combined oral contraceptive containing 25 µg ethinylestradiol and norgestimate with a fixed dose combination tablet containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, FTC and TDF ("Quad")....

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Elvitegravir/Cobicistat and Acid Reducing Agents

The effects of omeprazole (20 mg once daily) or famotidine (40 mg once daily) on the pharmacokinetics of EVG and cobicistat were studied in HIV-negative subjects (n=11 per group).

When omeprazole was administered 2 hours prior to elvitegravir and co...

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HIV Medications: When to Start and What to Take

C O N T E N T SHIV Medications: The BasicsWhen to Start Treatment?What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?What Is Viral Load?Preparing to Start TreatmentWhat to Start Treatment With?Considering Your Options?Why an Experienced...

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Meet the HIV Medications

Picture & Name of MedicationDosage NotesSide Effects & InteractionsMulti-Class CombosAtripla(combination of Sustiva + Viread + Emtriva)Taken once daily; take on an empty stomach or with a light snackDon't take with Combivir, Emtriva, Epivir, ...

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Meet the Meds

Now that you've thought about the class or classes of HIV medications you should start with, it's time to choose specific medications. Besides considering all the things we've mentioned, there's another important factor: How often will you need to ta...

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Labeling for Protease Inhibitors Updated With New Info on Drug-Drug Interactions

The approved protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV-1 infection now all include the following drug-drug interaction information:

Revatio (sildenafil) as a contraindicated medication when prescribed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hyper...

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Ongoing Safety Review of High-Dose Zocor (Simvastatin) and Increased Risk of Muscle Injury

Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Additional Information for Healthcare Professionals Data Summary Simvastatin Dose Limitations Contact Us

Safety Announcement

Based on review of data from a large clinical trial and...

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HAART Chart -- Approved Antiretroviral Drugs

Generic (Common) NameBrand NameCompanyYear ApprovedProtease Inhibitors (PIs)amprenavirAgeneraseGlaxoSmithKline1999; withdrawn 2007atazanavirReyatazBristol-Myers Squibb2003darunavirPrezistaTibotec2006fosamprenavirLexiva (U.S.)Telzir (Europe)ViiV Healt...