HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet


100: BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 101.  What is AIDS?
 102.  HIV Testing
 103.  Acute HIV Infection
 105.  How HIV Drugs Get Approved
 106.   HIV Life Cycle

120: LABORATORY TESTS

 120.  Normal Laboratory Values
 121.  Complete Blood Count (CBC)
 122.  Chemistry Panel
 
123.  Blood Sugar and Fats
 124.  CD4 cell Tests
 
125.  Viral load tests
 128.  Body Composition Tests
 129.  Tropism Tests

150: PREVENTING HIV INFECTION

 150.  Stopping the Spread of HIV
 151.  Safer Sex Guidelines
 152.  How Risky is it?
 153.  Condoms
 154.  Drug Use and HIV
 155.  Harm Reduction
 157.  Microbicides
 158.  AIDS Myths and misunderstandings

200: LIVING WITH HIV

 204.  Telling Others You're HIV-Positive
 209.  HIV HEALTH CHECKLIST

400: MEDICATION TO FIGHT HIV

 401.  Taking Current Antiretroviral Drugs
 402.  Drug Names and Manufactures
 403.  Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)
 404.  ART Guidelines
 405.  Adherence
 406.  Treatment Interruptions
 407.  Drug Interactions
 408.  Nevirapine (Viramune)


410.  NUCLEOSIDE ANALOG REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS

 410.  Nucleoside Analog Reverse                            TranscriptaseInhibitors in Development
 411.  Zidovudine (AZT, Retrovir)
 412.  Zalcitabine (ddC, Hivid)
 413.  Didanosine (ddl, Videxr)
 414.  Stavudine (d4T, Zerit)
 415.  Lamivudine (3TC, Epivir)
 416.  Abacavir (Ziagen)
 417.  Combivir (Zidovodine + Lamivudine)
 418.  Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine +                 Abacavir)
 419.  Tenofovir (Viread)

 

420.  NUCLEOSIDE ANALOG REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS
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  420.  Emtricitabine (Emtriva)
  421.  Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine)
  422.  Epzicom (abacavir + lamivudine)


430.  NUCLEOSIDE ANALOG REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS

 430.  Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase          Inhibitors  in Developmment
 431.  Nevirapine (Viramune)
 432.  Efavirenz (Sustiva)
 433.  Delavirdine (Rescriptor)
 434.  Etravirine (Intelence)


439.  COMBINATION THERAPY

 439.  Atripla (emtricitabine + tenofovir + efavirenz)


440.  PROTEASE INHIBITORS

 440.  Protease inhibitors in Development
 441.  Indinavir (Crixivan)
 442.  Ritonavir (Norvir)
 443.  Saquinavir (Invirase)
 444.  Nelfinavir (Viracept)
 445.  Amprenavir (Agenerase)
 446.  Lopinavir (Kaletra)
 447.  Atazanavir (Reyataz)
 448.  Fosamprenavir (Lexiva)
 449.  Tipranavir (Aptivus)
 450.  Darunavir (Prezista)


460.  ATTACHMENT AND FUSION INHIBITORS

 460.  Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors in       Development
 461.  Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)
 462.  Maraviroc (Celsentri, Selzentry)


470.  OTHER DRUGS TO FIGHT HIV

 470.  Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development
 471.  Raltegravir
 479.  Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)

480: STRENGTHENING THE IMMUNEE SYSTEM

 480.  Immune Therapies in Development
 481.  Immune Restoration
 482.  Interleukin-2
 483.  Immune Restoration Syndrome
 494.  Recreational Drugs and HIV

 

 

 


 

 

500: OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS AND RELATED DISEASES AND TREATMENT

 500.  Opportunistic Infections and Related
          Diseases

 501.  Candidiasis (Thrush)
 502.  Crytosporidiosis
 503.  Cryptococcal meningitis
 504.  Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
 505.  Dementia and Nervous System Problems
 506.  Hepatitis and HIV
 507.  Hepatitis C and HIV
 508.  Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)
 509.  Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
 510.  HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
 511.  KS (Kaposi's Sarcoma)
 512.  Lymphoma
 513.  Molluscum
 514.  Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
 515.  Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)
 516.  Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy (PML)
 517.  Toxoplasmosis
 518.  Tuberculosis
 519.  Wasting Syndrome


530.  DRUGS TO TREAT OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

 530.  Azithromycin (Zithromax)
 531.  Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
 532.  Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
 533.  Dapsone (Avlosulfon)
 534.  Fluconazole (Diflucan)
 535.  Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX,            Bactrim or Septra)
 536.  Filgrastim (Neupogen)
 537.  Pentamidine
 538.  Atovaquone (Mepron)

550: SIDE EFFECTS AND THEIR TREATMENT

 550. Side Effects - Overview
 551. Fatigue
 552. Anemia
 553. Body Shape Charges (Lipodystrophy)
 554. Diarrhea
 555. Peripheral Neuropathy
 556. Mitochondrial Toxicity
 557. Bone Problems
 458. Depression and HIV

600: PATIENT POPULATIONS

 610.  Women and HIV
 611.  Pregnancy and HIV
 612.  Children and HIV
 616.  Older People and HIV

650: STRENGTHENING THE IMMUNEE SYSTEM

 651.  HIV and Kidney Disease

700: ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES

 700.  Alternative & Complementary Therapies -      Overview
 
702.  Ayurvedic Medicine
 703.  Chinese acupuncture
 704.  Chinese herbalism
 708.  Native American Traditional Healing
 722.  Cat's claw
 724.  DHEA
 725.  DNCB
 726.  Echinacea
 727.  Essiac
 729.  Hypericin (St. John's Wort)
 731.  Marijuana
 735.  Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

800: NUTRITION AND EXERCISE

 800. Nutrition
 801.  Vitamins and Minerals
 802.  Exercise and HIV
 803.  Smoking and HIV

 

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