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Screening for HIV/AIDS Infection Most people develop detectable HIV antibodies within 6 to 12 weeks of infection, Screening with blood tests is useful to find these cases.
AIDS/HIV Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about AIDS
AIDS/HIV - Worldwide distribution and Risk of Transmission Epidemiologic studies indicate three broad yet distinct geographic patterns of transmission
AIDS/HIV - Common Opportunistic Infections Kaposi sarcoma develops below the skin surfaces or in mucous membranes of mouth, nose or anus and appears as lumps
AIDS/HIV - Clinical Features Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about HIV Clinical Features
AIDS/HIV - Epidemiology Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about AIDS
AIDS/HIV - Health Education Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general info about AIDS information and health education
AIDS - Initial Theories and Disease Progression AIDS was first detected in early 1980s, among gays, Haitians and black Africans
AIDS/HIV - Lab Tests and FAQs Describes how screening for HIV is performed in a laboratory.
AIDS/HIV - Prevention And Transmission Encyclopedia section of medindia explains in brief about the prevention for AIDS/HIV
AIDS / HIV - Treatment Encyclopedia section of medindia explains in brief about the treatment for AIDS/HIV
AIDS and Pregnancy The Acquired immune deficiency syndrome is brought about by the deadly human immunodeficiency virus. In the USA alone an estimate of 120,000 - 160,000 women are HIV- infected.
AIDS-HIV-Cancer AIDS defining malignancies are cancers that occur in patients with AIDS due to their low immunity.
Diabetes and HIV/AIDS Management HIV/AIDS patients often present with diabetes or other metabolic disorders. The type of diabetes associated with HIV is Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM).
Hearing AIDS Hearing aid is an electronic device that helps people with hearing loss to hear more and communicate more effectively. Only 1 out of 5 people benefit from a hearing aid.
Oral Health And AIDS Encyclopedia section of Medindia gives an introduction to Oral Health & AIDS
Ever since the discovery of the AIDS virus in 1981, the AIDS virus has been silently threatening all of Asia. One in four new infections occur in Asia every day. What is extremely alarming is that the disease has already spread into several provinces of the world s most populated country China. In...
|Abacavir Abacavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS along with other medications....||Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine Abacavir Sulfate and Lamivudine contains antiretroviral agents, prescribed for HIV-1 infection. It blocks HIV reproduction....|
|Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine and Zidovudine Abacavir Sulfate, Lamivudine and Zidovudine contains a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), prescribed for HIV infection. It works by preventing hum...||Amantadine Amantadine is a synthetic (man-made) anti-viral and antiparkinson agent, prescribed for Parkinson's disease and also for treating certain typ...|
|Ampenavir Ampenavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS either alone or with other medications. It inhibits the growth and multiplication...||Atazanavir Atazanavir is an antiretroviral drug, prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It inhibits HIV protease and blocks the formation of new virus cells....|
|Cidofovir Cidofovir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for cytomegalovirus(CMV) infection in HIV/AIDS patients. ...||Cobicistat-Elvitegravir-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir Cobicistat-Elvitegravir-Emtricitabine-Tenofovir contains integrase strand transfer inhibitor, pharmacokinetic enhancer and nucleos(t)ide analog HIV-1 reverse transcriptas...|
|Darunavir Darunavir is an antiviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection with other antiviral agents. It is a protease inhibitor and blocks the enzyme acti...||Delavirdine Delavirdine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV-1 infection....|
|Didanosine Didanosine is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS either alone or with other antiretroviral drugs. ...||Doxorubicin Doxorubicin is a cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic, prescribed for treating various types of cancer....|
|Dronabinol Dronabinol is a cannabinoid, prescribed for nausea and vomiting due to cancer and chemotherapy and for anorexia (loss of appetite) in HIV pat...||Efavirenz Efavirenz is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), and active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prescribed for the treatmen...|
|Emtricitabine Emtricitabine is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), prescribed for HIV-1 infection either alone or with other medications....||Emtricitabine- Rilpivirine- Tenofovir Emtricitabine- Rilpivirine- Tenofovir contains a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and 2 nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NR...|
|Emtricitabine- Tenofovir Emtricitabine- Tenofovir contains 2 reverse transcriptase inhibitors, prescribed for HIV infection in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of...||Etravirine Etravirine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS. This medication inhibits the growth and mult...|
|Fosamprenavir Calcium Fosamprenavir Calcium is an HIV protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV with other medications....||Hydroxyurea Hydroxyurea is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for sickle cell anemia, several types of cancer (such as melanoma, chronic myelogenous leuk...|
|Indinavir Indinavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults that slow the spread of HIV infection i...||Lamivudine Lamivudine is a potent nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nRTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis B either alone or with ot...|
|Lamivudine- Zidovudine Lamivudine- Zidovudine contains antivirals, prescribed for HIV infection....||Lopinavir and Ritonavir Lopinavir and Ritonavir contains antiretroviral agents, prescribed for HIV-1 infection....|
|Maraviroc Maraviroc is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection (CCR5-tropic HIV-1 detectable)....||Megestrol Megestrol is a progesterone derivative, prescribed for breast cancer, uterine cancer, loss of appetite, physical wasting, or unexplained signif...|
|Nelfinavir Nelfinavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS....||Nevirapine Nevirapine is a reverse transcriptase inhibitor, prescribed for HIV infection and AIDS. It inhibits the activity of reverse transcriptase enzyme ...|
|Paclitaxel Paclitaxel is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian and breast cancer....||Raltegravir Raltegravir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS. It blocks HIV-1 integrase, an enzyme needed for the HIV virus growth. ...|
|Rilpivirine Rilpivirine is a second-generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), prescribed for HIV infection. ...||Ritonavir Ritonavir is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection either alone or combined with other antire...|
|Stavudine Stavudine is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NARTI), prescribed for HIV/AIDS....||Tenofovir Tenofovir is a class of antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV infection in combination with other medicines, and chronic hepatitis B in a...|
|Tesamorelin Tesamorelin is a human growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) analog, prescribed for reducing excess stomach fat in certain HIV-infected patien...||Tipranavir Tipranavir is a protease inhibitor, prescribed for HIV/AIDS with ritonavir....|
|Vinblastine Vinblastine is an anti-microtubule agent, prescribed for Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, and testicular ...||Zalcitabine Zalcitabine is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NARTI), prescribed for HIV infection....|
|Zidovudine Zidovudine is an antiretroviral agent, prescribed for HIV/AIDS....|