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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Ziagen (Overview)

Ziagen is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent , antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is abacavir (ziagen)?

What is abacavir (ziagen)?

Ziagen (abacavir): Ziagen (abacavir) is a medication to treat HIV infection. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
4 doctors shared insights

Ziagen (Overview)

Ziagen is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral agent , antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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I need info on ziagen (abacavir).?

I need info on ziagen (abacavir).?

Anti-viral: Ziagen (abacavir) is an antiviral medication used to treat hiv. More information can be found at http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001045/. ...Read more

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Does progesterone medine like Duphaston contain hcg?

Does progesterone medine like Duphaston contain hcg?

No: Hcg is only made in the body or given by injection. It is not in any other medication such as progesterone. ...Read more

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Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Effects of leukemia drugs: mylotarg and cytosine arabinoside?

Mylotarg-cytarabine: Open these links: http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/mylotarg.Html http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/cytarabine.Html.

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Does biocell collagen cause acne?

Does biocell collagen cause acne?

Probably not: Acne is a chronic disease with exacerbations and remissions. The key isn't to look to what might trigger it, but to learn how to use today's medications to keep it at bay. If benzoyl peroxide isn't sufficient, form a therapeutic alliance with a competent primary care physician. ...Read more

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Differin vs azelex (azelaic acid) which one is better?

Differin vs azelex (azelaic acid) which one is better?

Differin (adapalene) for acne: Differin is much better than Azelex (azelaic acid) for acne, in my opinion. Azelex (azelaic acid) will be great for moderate acne and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

No.: There are no drug interactions between your mother’s Kivexa (abacavir/lamivudine) and Viramune (nevirapine) pills. These drugs both work together to treat HIV and are safe to take together. ...Read more

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Zovirax (acyclovir) vs. Vectavir. Which is better?

Zovirax (acyclovir) vs. Vectavir. Which is better?

Cream or oral?: Vectavir (penciclovir) is a cream for herpes. Zovirax (acyclovir) is available both as a cream and pills to be taken by mouth. Neither cream works very well; if herpes treatment is needed, pills are always best. In other words, Vectavir and Zovirax creams are both poor treatments, but Zovirax pills usually are very effective. ...Read more

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Which is better: vectavir vs zovirax (acyclovir)?

Pills are best: Vectavir is a brand name for penciclovir, an anti-herpes cream. Zovirax is a brand name for acyclovir, an anti-herpes drug that is available as a pill or a cream. In general, pills are much more effective for herpes than creams. ...Read more

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Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

No: Reyataz is the brand name for atazanavir, and belongs in the protease inhibitor of antiretroviral drugs. It is one of several other drugs that can be used to treat a person infected with hiv, but is not used for prophylaxis. ...Read more

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Triplet p. I miscarried monocorionic diamniotic(at 10w).Still a fetus(at 14w). Ilness:hashimoto, nk, hipertiroidism( at 10w). Causes? Genetic?Risk?

Triplet p. I miscarried monocorionic diamniotic(at 10w).Still a fetus(at 14w). Ilness:hashimoto, nk, hipertiroidism( at 10w). Causes? Genetic?Risk?

Miscarriage: Hypo or hyperthyroidism have some correlation with miscarriages. When you have thyroid disease when you're pregnant next time check your TSH every month to ensure optimal thyroid replacement. ...Read more

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What does bmd stand for? Many anti psychotic&mood stabilizer prescribed.Including perphenazine 8mg tid, trihexyphenidyl 2mg tid sodium valproate200 tid

What does bmd stand for? Many anti psychotic&mood stabilizer prescribed.Including perphenazine 8mg tid, trihexyphenidyl 2mg tid sodium valproate200 tid

Acronym: Acronyms can be confusing sometimes. But from the letters you list and the medications you've been prescribed, i'm guessing it might stand for bipolar mood disorder. Your best bet is to ask the doctor or other mental health professional who used it -- see what was truly meant. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Abacavir (Definition)

Abacavir is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more