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FDA Approved HIV Injection

FDA Approved HIV Injection

What do you guys think about this new treatment? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cabenuva (cabotegravir and rilpivirine, injectable formulation) as a complete regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults to replace a current antiretroviral regimen in those who are virologically suppressed on a stable antiretroviral regimen with no history of treatment failure and with no known or suspected resistance to either cabotegravir or… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

You know what else you DON'T see on American sites? Since 2016, yes 2016, Europe been doing a study on taking your HIV medication every other day, and found it was just as effective as taking it everyday. So I am doing my own study on this study. Since July I been taking my meds every other day. Still undetectable and my CD4s are rising. Of course you won't hear this in America, it will cut the pharmacuticals profits in half!
If you want to know what is going on in HIV research and quit following the slow American "new findings" that aren't new, go to the European sites for the most up to date information, because it takes ths United States almost 3 years to give out the information.
Just like U=U. That was a Eurepean study too. They started the U=U campaign 3 years before the United States came along and said that "new findings show.."

posted 12 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

It has been available in Europe for over a year now. In fact, you don't see this on any American HIV sites, but Europe is in phase 3, YES phase 3 of this same injection given BIMONTHLY. United States slow on the research as usual, and giving out old news to make us think this is something new and it isn't.

posted 12 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I'll wait🌈

posted 12 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

anticipation!

posted 12 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Let's see how long it takes the United States to "show new findings" on the bimonthly injection of this same drug that they just approved for monthly injections.

posted 12 months ago
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