Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
September 23, 2014, 01:26:52 AM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
  • Total Members: 23524
  • Latest: Dman
Stats
  • Total Posts: 639831
  • Total Topics: 48572
  • Online Today: 204
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Author Topic: Preventive Treatment  (Read 1458 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline rsvljedi

  • member
  • Posts: 2
Preventive Treatment
« on: August 31, 2006, 10:42:35 AM »
My HIV- girlfriend has asked me to find out about a med being
used for HIV treatment that has entered a testing phase for HIV
prevention.
Around the first of the year in 2006, I had read about a current
treatment which was showing promise as a preventative med in
testing. Shortly after I mentioned this to her, she also heard a brief
story about it on the radio.
She has recently asked me what the med was and for the life of me
I cannot remember the name of the med. She is wanting to talk to
her insurance about it, although I am afriad she is going to be
disappointed with their response.
Does anyone else recall this story and the name of the medication
that was used? I seem to remember they were beginning human
testing on a fairly large scale when the story came out.

Offline trellium

  • Member
  • Posts: 95
  • stArk raving Borg
Re: Preventive Treatment
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2006, 11:23:42 AM »
They are Viread (tenofovir) and Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine)

Practicing safe sex is still her best bet for now

Here is an article on cnn.com about the spotlight on prevention especially for women
http://www.cnn.com/2006/HEALTH/08/16/aids.transmission.cnn/

and another about the results from an early clinical trial that investigated the potential use of tenofovir and Gilead's combination pill Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?hint=1&DR_ID=39118


 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.