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Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

Don’t use poppers with Viagra, and other critical drug interaction advice

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Two pharmacists share how to stay safe if you’re starting a new drug, supplement or over-the-counter medication. Read More

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

In a class of its own, “uniquely potent” HIV capsid inhibitor thwarts HIV replication

, by Liz Highleyman

Promising research about a new type of HIV drug called GS-CA1, the first capsid inhibitor to enter clinical trials, was shared at CROI 2017. Read More

Antibody therapies effective at preventing HIV from invading CD4 cells

Antibody therapies effective at preventing HIV from invading CD4 cells

, by Liz Highleyman

Research on two new long-acting antibody therapies demonstrates success at protecting CD4 cells and suppressing viral loads in people living with HIV. Read More

Two new HIV drugs, Doravirine and Bictegravir, suppress viral loads in studies and proceed to Phase 3 testing

Two new HIV drugs, Doravirine and Bictegravir, suppress viral loads in studies and proceed to Phase 3 testing

, by Liz Highleyman

Two new HIV drugs, an NNRTI and an integrase inhibitor, did well in clinical trials and are currently being tested as part of fixed-dose co-formulated pills. Read More

Simpler HIV treatment, with only 2 drugs, keeps viral loads suppressed

Simpler HIV treatment, with only 2 drugs, keeps viral loads suppressed

, by Liz Highleyman

People taking only two drugs, dolutegravir and rilpivirine, maintained viral suppression in participants of the SWORD-1 an SWORD-2 studies. Read More