Month: February 2012

Activists Caution HIV+ Patients and their Physicians About Monotherapy in Upcoming Access Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2012 Contact: Nelson Vergel ([email protected]) Activists Caution HIV+ Patients and their Physicians About Monotherapy in Upcoming Access Program New York, February 9, 2012—AIDS activists and physician advocates welcome the news that ViiV Healthcare will be providing  expanded access of dolutegravir (DTG), a new investigational integrase inhibitor for HIV patients with …

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What to do if you think you have recently been exposed to HIV

This would definitely be the HIV medication combo that I would take if I was HIV negative and wanted to treat a potential HIV exposure (condom breakage, needle stick, etc). Prior studies were done using Truvada alone (two drugs combined in one pill), but adding raltegravir to Truvada makes a lot of sense. Raltegravir (brand …

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