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Aquadra® -- the Next AIDS Blockbuster

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Ben

I like your old picture better (not that you can take a bad picture).

January 18, 2009

J Todd DeShong

I am also on Reyetaz/Truvada, and when I switched, I only had ONE day of slight discomfort. Now my T-Cells are over 800 and viral load <50 micro liters/mL. Also, my ratio is the highest ever. I really wish these people who have bad side effects, would work with their doctor to find what is right for them. Sincerely, J. Todd DeShong www.dissidents4dumbees.blogspot.com

January 17, 2009

Pete

Atripla has other quite powerful side effects for some users. I took it for a year, during which time I had some of the worst eczema I have ever experienced: my hands cracked and bled, they swelled, the skin peeled off in sheets, the joints became inflamed, and there were days when I simply sat and cried at my desk job because touching my keyboard was so painful. Switched to reyetaz/truvada and within a week I could use my hands again.

January 16, 2009

Glenn

Atripla is a "horse pill"? It's really no bigger than my vitamins. Back when I took amprenavir, now those were horse pills, and a bunch of 'em to boot. As for the name, how going the Greek route, like "Tetravir"

January 16, 2009

Hill_W

Hey, here's a thought: how about Gilead PAYING me to come up with a name for their drug?

January 16, 2009

unicorn rider

I thought aquadra sounds like it might have something to do with water. It's sounds more like a diuretic :) How about quatrovia?

January 16, 2009

Greg

Aquadra might have trademark problems with QLT. QLT is a drug research company that's been troubled lately (ever since my mother-in-law bought a big chunk, sigh), but still exists. The company name derives from "Quadra Logic Technologies." This may cause reservations about using "quadra" in new drugs.

January 15, 2009

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