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The American Congress And US Patent Office Is Too Corrupt To Do This

The American Congress And US Patent Office Is Too Corrupt To Do This

Last week, the High Court of England and Wales announced a momentous decision: It invalidated the pharmaceutical company Gilead’s patent on Truvada, opening the way to generic competition.

Truvada, a combination of two drugs, is one of the world’s most-used H.I.V. medicines. For treating H.I.V., it’s used along with a third drug. But many H.I.V.-negative people also take Truvada daily as a preventive. That’s called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

I was on truvada for years..I developed osteoporosis in my feet, hips, n spine from it. That's when I was only in my 20s..osteoporosis like a lol old lady. Lord above! Glad it works so well for most though. Now I take the reformulated bone friendly version of truvada called Descovy along with Isentress HD. Undetectable 15 yrs now cd4 853 hooray!

posted almost 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

A thought-invoking article. Something I guess I’ve never really thought about - I get my meds on the NHS (and proud to work for it too). Sadly it seems a bit rough for all those of you in the US.

posted almost 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

This article is not about osteoporosis. Please stop flaming this post with off-topic material. Create your own article about that subject please.

posted almost 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

@A myHIVteam Member I understand completely - I was taking Truvada, had a BD scan and was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Okay, I was older, in my 30s, but I did used to joke about being diagnosed as an old woman! Fortunately, medication has helped/reversed this somewhat, and have also changed to Descovy along with Nevirapine - Descovy is also supposed to be less toxic on the kidneys, something to possibly think about @A myHIVteam Member

posted almost 2 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

@A myHIVteam Member, I take Truvada with Isentress, I'm thinking I need to talk to my ID dr about doing a bone density test just to see if there's anything I need to be concerned about and also talk to him about changing to Descovy.

posted almost 2 years ago
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