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The second wave of HAART: Combining MK 518 plus TMC 125 or Maraviroc by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm Now, patients with HIV multidrug resistance can start three active drugs in three different expanded access programs! This is the first time this has been possible in the 25 years of the AIDS epidemic. The closest thing to this wonderful time was the 1996-1998 period. This information was provided by Merck (Feb 20, 2007): Co-Administrati ... Read on »
Report from CROI-2013- My Personal Picks by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Apr 2013 12:00am CROI 2013 Report Nelson Vergel I was happy to attend  CROI-2013 in Atlanta on March 3-6, 2013.  These are areas of great interest to me and in no way attempts to summarize the main findings reported at the conference.  For abstract information, refer to http://www.retroconference.org/A ... Read on »
Drug-Drug Interactions to Watch Out For by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 1:42pm P450 enzymes and “poor metabolizers.” The finding, published in Science , is a bit arcane to the layperson. The big secret of how the P450 enzyme family metabolizes drugs turns out to be a critical phase change, where an oxygen molecule temporarily joins the mix, forming “Compound I,” a process the scientists documented by cooling the ... Read on »
The Midazolam Mafia by Matt M. Registered Nurse Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 8:25am Rough illustration of the anti-midazolam mob Over the last year, I’ve noticed and interacted with an interesting group of folks at allnurses.com and around the ‘net. There seems to be an underground movement against the use of midazolam (Versed®) or any sedation at all while undergoing procedures such as colonoscopy. It’s an interes ... Read on »
The Midazolam Mafia by Matt M. Registered Nurse Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:10am Rough illustration of the anti-midazolam mob Over the last year, I’ve noticed and interacted with an interesting group of folks at allnurses.com and around the ‘net. There seems to be an underground movement against the use of midazolam (Versed®) or any sedation at all while undergoing procedures such as colonoscopy. It’s an interesting ... Read on »
Drug Interaction: A Real Issue by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:44pm Check out this Medscape article addressing Drug to Drug Interaction, an issue that is a consideration for any of us who take more than one medication at a time. This case-based activity identifies risk factors for drug-drug interactions and presents management tools to help doctors anticipate and prevent associated adverse events for patients. ... Read on »
ADD ADHD Medications - Amphetamines: 2D6 Drug Interaction Update by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 7:44am Image via WikipediaADD, ADHD Update:  We know Prozac and Paxilcommonly interact with amphetamines[AMP] Now we should also watch for Antihistamines When they are used for treatment of depression and ADD simultaneously: Dexedrine, Adderall and Adderall XR, and Vyvanse -by blocking the metabolic pathway of AMP, ' CYP450 2D6' -and have r ... Read on »
other drug interaction with PD medicines by heroteo heroteo Posted Fri 20 Jan 2012 12:01am Other Drug Interactions with Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Posted: by Dr. P.D. Table of Contents What is Drug Interaction? Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Drug Interactions with Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Levodopa Other Parkinson’s Drugs Comments (7) Parkinson’s disease is a long term disease where the patient needs to ... Read on »
Older Adults At High Risk For Drug Interactions by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 4:43pm At least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction, and half of these interactions involve a non-prescription medication, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report in the Dec. 24/31, 2008, issue of JAMA. Alth ... Read on »
Algorithm Finds Thousands of Unknown Drug Interaction Side Effects by EyeDrD Posted Thu 29 Mar 2012 8:00am An algorithm designed by US scientists to trawl through a plethora of drug interactions has yielded thousands of previously unknown side effects caused by taking drugs in combination. The work, published today in Science Translational Medicine 1 , provides a way to sort through the hundreds of thousands of ‘a ... Read on »