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Fuzeon (Overview)

Fuzeon is a HIV fusion inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is there benefit of fuzeon (enfuvirtide) injections?

Is there benefit of fuzeon (enfuvirtide) injections?

Possibly: If Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) is not combined with 2 other drugs that also have activity against that person's hiv, resistance quickly develops and it stops working. So a new regimen needs to be carefully constructed using information on prior medications and HIV genotypes. It is an injection twice a day so people need to decide if this is right for them. Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) can be an important part of a new suppressive regimen. ...Read more

Fuzeon (Overview)

Fuzeon is a HIV fusion inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is there benefit of fuzeon (enfuvirtide) injections?

Possibly: If Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) is not combined with 2 other drugs that also have activity against that person's hiv, resistance quickly develops and it stops working. So a new regimen needs to be carefully constructed using information on prior medications and HIV genotypes. It is an injection twice a day so people need to decide if this is right for them. Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) can be an important part of a new suppressive regimen. ...Read more

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Is amyone familar with fuzeon (enfuvirtide) 90 mg 60 vials injection kit?

Is amyone familar with fuzeon (enfuvirtide) 90 mg 60 vials injection kit?

Yes: I have prescribed Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) for patients with highly resistant hiv. I have thought about using it for certain patients who had other complications, but it is difficult to use and requires committment. ...Read more

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How effective is enfuvirtide for treating HIV?

How effective is enfuvirtide for treating HIV?

Yes and no: Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) is a fusion inhibitor. It is not a first line agent in the treatment of HIV. Firstly, its an injection. Secondly, its twice a day. Thirdly, almost everyone that uses Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) get a reaction at the site of injection. So just because its effective doesn't mean its a practical choice for most people. Finally, it requires refrigeration. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Enfuvirtide allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Enfuvirtide allergy?

Enfuvirtide allergy: Enfuvirtide is antiretroviral drug that is used in conjunction with other medicines to treat HIV. For adverse/allergic reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/enfuvirtide-side-effects.html ...Read more

Enfuvirtide (Definition)

Enfurvitide is a HIV fusion inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more